Mary K. Wendel is a Graduate Advisor in the Career Development Center at Loyola University Chicago, where she helps students better understand themselves and the world of work in order to pursue meaningful career experiences. As a career changer, Mary K. understands firsthand the relationship between career development and whole-person identity development. Prior to joining the CDC, Mary K. worked in public relations at leading global PR agency Weber Shandwick. Mary K. is pursuing an MEd in Counseling with a concentration in College Student Development from DePaul University. Mary K. earned a BA in Media Communication and Public Relations from Taylor University in Upland, IN.