Jeanne Fineran

Jeanne FineranAssistant Director, Hospitality, Operations & Inventory Control Management

Jeanne has held various positions at the Smith School of Business to include supervisor of faculty services, assistant director of technology resources, and her current position of assistant director in Smith's Office of Career Services (OCS).

In this role, Jeanne oversees the daily needs of visiting employers, Smith faculty, students, and other stakeholders. She contributes to the overall operation of OCS by procuring business collateral, conducting student and employer-related research, and guiding the hospitality function of OCS's state-of-the-art employer suite. Additionally, she recruits, guides and directs the professional efforts of a pool of undergraduate student workers who supplement business operations. One of Jeanne’s most notable professional attributes is her strong commitment to outstanding customer service and her willingness to go the extra mile.  

Coming to campus with an Associate of Arts degree, Jeanne graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland/University College with a Bachelor of Science in Management and earned a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Maryland Center on Aging. Before joining the University of Maryland, Jeanne spent six years on Capitol Hill working in the offices of two U.S. Senators, and completed earlier internships at the U.S. Department of Education and the Federal Communications Commission.

A 25-year member of the Terrapin Club, Jeanne can be found cheering at the men’s basketball games and at other UMD sporting events.