Employer Advisory Board

The Babson Graduate Center for Career Development’s Employer Advisory Board is a forum for information sharing and relationship building between company recruiters and Grad CCD with three overarching goals:

  • Deepen relationships between employers and the Babson community
  • Enhance student preparation to help them enter into and succeed in the workforce
  • Have Babson become the obvious choice among employers who look to grow through innovation

Board Members

Tony Bretti

Tony Bretti

Vice President of Human Resources, Instrumentation Laboratory

Tony Bretti is the vice president of human resources for Instrumentation Laboratory, a healthcare company that is a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality invitro diagnostics products. Since joining IL in 2013, Bretti has been responsible for leading an HR team that oversees talent acquisition, leadership development, employee engagement, performance management, compensation, and benefits administration.

He has more than 25 years of experience as an HR professional, and has held a variety of positions in various HR disciplines, including training and development, employee relations, and business partnering roles. Prior to joining IL, Bretti worked for several Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Target Stores, Schneider Electric, and Dunkin Brands. He also held the position of vice president of HR and corporate secretary for New England Confectionary.

Bretti earned his master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from The University of New Haven, and his bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State University.

Andrea Juliano

Andréa Juliano

Program Manager, Corporate University Relations, CVS Health

Andréa Juliano is a part of the Talent Acquisition team at Fortune #8 company CVS Health managing University and Diversity programs. In her 14 years of experience with the organization, Andréa has held various roles in Human Resources including recruiting processes and systems, vendor management, operations, and campus and diversity relations. She is most proud of re-engineering the CVS Health Corporate Intern Program and launching the first Corporate University relations strategy for the company. Most recently she has focused on building the relationship between CVS Health and several diversity partner organizations including the Consortium in which CVS Health is a Founders level partner and recipient of both the 2018 Peter C. Thorp Corporate Leadership Award and 2019 Pacesetter Award.

Her passion has been supporting college students’ professional and personal development. Prior to joining CVS Health, Andréa worked with students and other Fortune 100 companies as a Cooperative Education and Intern Program Advisor at several universities in the Boston area. She assisted employers with building engaging internship programs and coached students on preparing for transitioning from campus to work.

She holds a MS in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University and Bachelor’s Degree from Western Connecticut State University. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her son. She also loves cooking vegetarian meals for her family and friends.

Heather Kristan

Manager of Talent Acquisition, Altman Vilandrie & Co.

Heather Kristan is the Manager of Talent Acquisition at Altman Vilandrie & Co., a strategy consulting firm specializing in the Telecom, Media, and Technology industries. Prior to joining AV&Co., Heather managed the campus recruitment program for Manulife/John Hancock. She also led recruitment efforts at Wind River Environmental and worked in executive search at Heidrick & Struggles. Heather holds a JD from Suffolk University Law School and a BA from Stonehill College. She lives in Roslindale with her husband, son Max, and super slobbery Newfoundland dog, Olive.

Shannon Larsen, Senior Talent Attraction Partner, University Recruiting at SharkNinja

Shannon Larsen

Senior Talent Attraction Partner, University Recruiting at SharkNinja

Shannon Larsen is the Senior Talent Attraction Partner, University Recruiting at SharkNinja. Prior to joining SharkNinja, Shannon worked at Hasbro for 7 years on their Talent Acquisition team. She managed their University Recruiting program which grew in size and impact to the business during Hasbro’s expansion into entertainment branding. She also recruited full time talent and helped to build Hasbro’s employment brand. She started her career at Fidelity Investments hiring recent grads for their Fund Accounting division. After Fidelity, she joined a digital consulting start up to build their UR program for MBA Recruitment. Her focus on hiring emerging talent continued at Sapient, Vistaprint, and Grant Thornton. She is a freelance photographer and enjoys photographing her daughter’s basketball games. Shannon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from George Mason University.


Jane O'Neil

VP, Director of Recruiting, Arnold Worldwide

Jane is a seasoned full-cycle recruiter with 15 years of experience hiring top talent and building the Arnold Worldwide brand, one candidate at a time. Jane’s talent acquisition expertise encompasses nearly all agency functions, from marketing and strategy, to project management and integrated production. A particular passion of Jane’s is finding and cultivating young talent, just starting to embark on their careers.

Prior to joining Arnold, Jane worked in account management at Boston-based creative agencies, Ingalls and Clarke Goward, where she worked on a wide variety of accounts in diverse categories, including retail, packaged goods and quick service restaurant. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from The College of the Holy Cross.

Jane lives in Wakefield with her husband of 28 years, Matt and their 18 year-old twins, Lucas and Lily, who will be off to college in the fall.

Lindie Wilson, Senior Advisor, Talent Acquisition at 908 Devices

Lindie Wilson

Senior Advisor, Talent Acquisition at 908 Devices

Lindie Wilson is a Senior Advisor, Talent Acquisition at 908 Devices, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. She leads the Talent Acquisition function, driving recruitment across Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Finance and Human Resources.  Prior to joining 908 Devices, Lindie worked for Moderna as an Associate Director, Corporate Talent Acquisition and for SharkNinja, leading global engineering and product development.  She is part of the Massachusetts biotech community and has worked for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Biogen, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. She began her career in financial services and has worked across industries, including technology and professional services.