Cool Connections, Hot Alumni Speaker Series: Kelli Ann (Walther) Burriesci ‘97

Kelli Ann (Walther) Burriesci ’97, deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will talk about her career path and share advice with students at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in UU-133A, the Fleishman Center.

For the last 18 years, Burriesci has worked in the not-for-profit, private and public sectors. In her current position, she coordinates the department’s screening and credentialing policies to facilitate legitimate travel and trade and deter, detect and deny access to or withhold benefits from individuals who may pose a threat to the United States. Burriesci majored in both political science and philosophy, politics and law at Binghamton and worked part-time for the Telefund.

“Cool Connections, Hot Alumni” programs allow students to learn more about careers and to create potential contacts with an industry professional and Binghamton alumni. The speaker series is a collaboration between the Alumni Association and the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development. Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students to attend. Students planning to attend should register in hireBING through the calendar feature.

For more information, contact Francis Borrego in the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development at 607-777-2400.