Sheila C.

Career advisor & consultant with 46+ year in Higher Education

United States of America

I co-founded Curatace with Dan Grace in March 2020 after recognizing that, with increasing calls to enhance the value of a college education long-term, we need a better way to support the career needs...see more

  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services
  • Higher Education
  • Management Consulting
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



3 years
Current position
Mar 2020 - Present
Curatace partners with colleges and universities, using a unique HumanTech approach to facilitate better careers and better lives for alumni. We also orchestrate special campaigns, e.g....see more

Senior Advisor

11 months
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Provided strategic consulting on career-related assignments for Eduventures clients

CEO and Chief Strategy Consultant

Curran Consulting Group
15 years
Current position
Jun 2008 - Present
The Curran Consulting Group, formerly known as Curran Career Consulting, is a boutique strategy and organizational firm that focuses on higher education consulting. We are committed to...see more

Career Strategy Consultant

Curran Career Consulting
15 years
Current position
Jun 2008 - Present
Provide career strategy consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide, enhancing graduates' career prospects.

Executive Director, Career Center

Duke University
6 years
Jan 2003 - Sep 2008
Duke University is a private research university in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1...see more


Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads
22 years
Current position
May 2001 - Present
Coauthor of "Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads: Finding a Path to Your Perfect Career" and presenter on career issues facing students and recent graduates

Director, Career Services

Brown University
7 years
Jan 1995 - Jan 2002

Director, Organizational Planning & Development

Brown University
3 years
Jul 1992 - Oct 1995
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1764 as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations...see more

Personnel Manager

Gallaudet University
3 years
Feb 1979 - Mar 1982
Ran Training and Development Office. Promoted to Personnel Manager after a year.

Coordinator, Division of Management Education

University of Michigan Business School
3 years
Aug 1976 - Jul 1979
Marketed and facilitated training programs for a wide variety of mid-career professionals in areas such as human resources, management and sales.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Higher Education
  • Management Consulting
  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services

Role experience

  • Entrepreneurship
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Strategy & Business Development