Meet the Team


Jill Fortson, PHR

Jill came to ACU in 2005 and joined the Career Center team in 2011. As part of her role, she works with both undergraduate and graduate students to connect them with internship opportunities as well as post-graduate employment opportunities. She works to support, strengthen and create employer relationships creating opportunities for our students locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally. Jill is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®), serves on the Executive Committee of the Big Country Society for Human Resource Management and has a certificate in professional mediation.


Brandon Kahla
Career Advisor

Brandon began his tenure at ACU in 2009 and joined the Career Center team in 2013. As part of his role, he works with junior and senior undergraduate students to help them become more secure in the material they will present to potential employers. He works to create, enhance, and utilize the skills each student possesses to strengthen their interview process. Brandon attended ACU as an undergraduate student with a focus in Psychology and graduated in 2012. He is currently working on receiving his Master’s Degree in Organizational and Human Resources Development (OHRD) with a certificate in Conflict Resolution. 


Brooke Nichols
Media & Event Specialist

Brooke began her tenure as an employee at ACU in 2011 and  joined the Career Center team in 2013. As part of her role, she coordinates and manages Career Center events and projects. She also provides assistance to students with career planning and preparation. Brooke is a 1994 graduate of ACU where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with a specialization Reading.

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