Tommy Chiodo, M.Ed. - Program  Manager

Tommy brings over 20 years of experience in career counseling and coaching to Beacon, much of it working for outplacement industry leader Lee Hecht Harrison (formally DBM) where he directly consulted with over 500 clients over fifteen years.  For two of those years, he was Vice President and Managing Consultant for the Austin office of DBM. Tommy focuses on helping individuals determine the key parameters in defining meaningful and fulfilling work, and then coaching them in how to find jobs that meet those parameters.

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 Dr. Chris McCarthy, Ph.D. - Co-Founder and Director of Clinical Services 

Dr. McCarthy specializes in career assessment and planning. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University in 1995. In addition to his work with Beacon, he is currently a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. McCarthy teaches Career Development at the graduate level and conducts research on the career transition process. His work has been published in Career Development Quarterly and the Journal of Employment Counseling.