Staff & Location

Main Office:

16 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

While our office is in Ingraham, we are currently primarily working remotely. Please reach out via email or make an appointment on Starfish.

Ingraham Hall is located on the 80 bus route. Room 16 is located on the ground level (also known as the garden level) of Ingraham Hall, which is accessible by elevator from the first floor.

Office Hours & Contact Info:

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (608) 265-5106

Email: ceo@cdo.wisc.edu

Make an Appointment: via Starfish

CeO Staff

Jim Ackerman

Position title: Office Manager

Email: jim.ackerman@wisc.edu

Jim is a UW Oshkosh Alumni and Wisconsin Native (Sconnie) from Fond du Lac whose been in Madison since the late 1980’s, with over 17 years working in Higher Ed. He enjoys music and art, especially Photography. He has also been a volunteer producer, engineer and host at Madison’s community radio station WORT-FM for over 25 years.

Ibrahim Baalbaki

Position title: SSS Advisor

Email: ibrahim.baalbaki@wisc.edu

Ibrahim is originally from Milwaukee but has been living in Madison since 2010. He earned his bachelor’s at UW-La Crosse and Master’s degree from UW-Madison. He and his wife became parents in October 2019. Ibrahim is a fan of boxing, basketball, and karaoke.

 

Fun fact: Ibrahim and his wife recently went on their dream vacation to the Maldives.

 

Click here to make an appointment with Ibrahim in Starfish.

Matt Delaney

Position title: Assistant Director for STEM

Email: matt.delaney@wisc.edu

Matt is originally from Michigan where he was a TRIO alum from Adrian College earning an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and a Masters in Higher Education from Michigan State University. Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and his two boys (Ezra and Elias). He also enjoys cooking, playing board games, and roasting/drinking coffee.

 

Fun fact: The youngest in the family, Elias was three weeks old when they moved to Madison in 2018

 

Click here to make an appointment with Matt via Starfish.

Megan McGarry Bouapha

Position title: Assistant Director of SSS & ASAP

Email: megan.mcgarry@wisc.edu

Megan is assistant director of the SSS & ASAP programs and also advises CeO Scholars. She holds a B.A. in Spanish and an M.S. Ed in Student Affairs Administration from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. She has been with the CeO since 2011. Outside of work, Megan enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling to Hawai’i to visit family, consuming all methods of entertainment, and seeking out live music.

 

Fun Fact: Megan is a fan of Korean Dramas and the beloved Kpop group, BTS.

 

Click here to make an appointment with Megan via Starfish.

Claudia Mosley

Position title: Director

Email: claudia.mosley@wisc.edu

Shawn Peters

Position title: Writing & Study Skills Specialist, Instructor

Email: shawn.peters@wisc.edu

Shawn is very into soccer and can help students with numerous things such as personal statements, cover letters, resumes, essays, papers, projects, and more!

 

Fun fact: he writes books!

 

Click here to make an appointment with Shawn via Starfish.

Shari Schoohs

Position title: STEM Advisor

Email: shari.schoohs@wisc.edu

Shari is a UW alumni with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Student Development. She enjoys hiking, bingeing Netflix, and traveling. Shari uses she/her/hers pronouns and is a STEM advisor in CeO.

 

Fun fact: she hiked a dormant volcano once and had her one and only asthma attack on the way to the top.

Click here to make an appointment with Shari via Starfish.

Seng Thao

Position title: STEM Advisor

Email: seng.thao@wisc.edu

Seng is from Thailand and grew up in Appleton, WI. He enjoys the outdoors and goes camping during the summer every year. He and his partner have two boys, Flynn and Sean.

 

Fun fact: he reads the anime One Piece and plays Yu-gi-oh.

 

Click here to make an appointment with Seng via Starfish.

Kim Vue

Email: kimberly.vue@wisc.edu

Kim was born in Akron, Ohio and mainly grew up in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She is a UW-Madison CeO Alumna, earning her undergraduate degree in Social Welfare. Prior to this role, she previously worked with the PEOPLE Program and is excited to continue her work within the DDEEA–as well as reconnecting with her CeO family! Outside of work, Kim enjoys crafting, trying out new food with her partner, watching her brothers play basketball and spoiling her nephew and niece.

 

Fun fact: her favorite TV shows include Supernatural, Jane the Virgin, ATLA and Jessica Jones!

 

Click here to make an appointment with Kimberly in Starfish.

Chloe Czerwinski

Position title: Communications & Social Media Intern

Chloe is a senior at UW-Madison majoring in International Business & Marketing. She enjoys music, sports, art, traveling, and documentaries.

 

Fun fact: Chloe’s guilty pleasure is accidentally eating a whole bag of Pringles or goldfish when she opens a new bag.