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Tiffany Lee

  • Director of Career Development and Success

Tiffany has worked in career development at Biola since 2008. Prior to Biola, she earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from USC, and a masters degree in education counseling from Cal State Dominguez Hills. Tiffany uses her varied career experiences and training to empower students to explore their own interests and possible callings. In her spare time, Tiffany loves going to the beach with her kids and hiking.

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Victoria Leigh Julien

  • Associate Director of Career Development

Victoria Leigh earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Biola University in 2017. After working at a marketing and PR agency shortly after graduation, Victoria Leigh transitioned to nonprofit communications and media relations at the Los Angeles Dream Center, leading to the discovery of her passion for strategic partnerships and organizational collaboration. With this in mind, she transitioned into higher education as an employer relations manager for Azusa Pacific University's...

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Joshua Choi

  • Career Specialist: School of Business

Joshua graduated from Calvin College with a bachelor's degree in psychology and worked in Los Angeles in the government and nonprofit sector for three years with and alongside organizations that partnered with the US Department of Mental health, the Los Angeles County Housing Authority, the LAPD, and several others. Before transitioning into higher education, he also worked in the private medical industry as a recruiter and enrollment specialist for the pharmaceutical industry. Joshua then moved on to work as a staff member at USC's International Graduate Department and Azusa Pacific University's International Admission department before coming to Biola. Joshua's dream is to one day have every Biola student walk out of Biola with a degree and simultaneously walk into their career with a job offer.

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Raquel McLeod

  • Career Specialist: School of Science, Technology and Health

Raquel graduated from Whittier College with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Spanish. She served in the United States Army for 8 years and deployed in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to coming to Biola she worked in health care for over 15 years as a director of business development and marketing in Southern California. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband and three beautiful kids.

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Aaron Scherer

  • Career Specialist: Schools of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intercultural Studies, Psychology and Theology

Aaron graduated from Biola University in 2018 earning a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with minors in Bible, Business and Intercultural Studies. While at Biola, he worked alongside his local church in the youth ministry. Post graduation, he transitioned to the private sector, working first for a food broker alongside of various organizations (such as Nestle USA and Coca-Cola) where he learned the importance of organizational collaboration. Prior to Biola, he also worked as a legal assistant in personal injury law, discovering both a passion for helping those in need and a talent for counseling. With a wide variety of experiences, Aaron is excited to help students reach their goals for the greater glory of God and the well-being of people.

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Ava Burdette

  • Career Specialist: School of Cinema & Media Arts, School of Fine Arts & Communication

Ava graduated from Chaffey Community College in 2018 with multiple associate degrees in behavioral and applied sciences, then transferred to Azusa Pacific University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Leadership in 2019. Soon after, Ava completed her Master of Science degree in College Counseling and Student Development at Azusa Pacific University in 2022. Ava has over 5 years of experience working in student affairs, and prior to Biola, she worked as a guidance counselor at Chaffey Community College and as the lead Career Specialist at Azusa Pacific University. Ava is passionate about guiding diverse students in discovering God's unique calling for their lives through professional development and personal branding.

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Matthew Roberts

  • Student Success Receptionist