Assistant Director, Hospitality, Operations & Inventory Control Management
Jeanne Fineran has held various positions in the Smith School of Business to include supervisor of faculty services, assistant director of technology resources, and her current position of assistant director in the Smith Office of Career Services.
In this role, Fineran oversees the daily needs of visiting employers, Smith faculty, students, and other stakeholders. She contributes to the overall operation of the Office of Career Services by procuring business collateral, conducting student and employer-related research, and guiding the hospitality function of the department’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 Fineran’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 Global Campus 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, Fineran spent six years on Capitol Hill working in the offices of two United States 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, Fineran can be found cheering at the men’s basketball games and at other UMD sporting events.