Meet the Team
Michael Murray serves as Executive Director of Career Services, where he leads a team of dedicated and passionate professionals committed to Hillsdale students. Michael is a graduate of Albion College and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Michael spent seven years on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served as a Judge Advocate and the Marine Instructor at the University of Michigan. Leaving active duty in 2002, Michael practiced law with Clark Hill PLC in Detroit and then worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager with Lexis Nexis. Michael is a member of the Marine Corps Reserve and in 2006 deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Michael and his wife have three children.
Joanna James Wiseley is Director of Career Services, serving the College for over 20 years. She is a Hillsdale College graduate. Joanna began her career with the College as an Admissions Counselor. Her next career was as a high school teacher where she coached volleyball. At Hillsdale College she also serves as Senior Class Advisor and Commencement Coordinator. She and her husband Scott have three grown boys and two daughter-in-laws.
Keith Miller is Assistant Director of Career Services and a history and mathematics double-major from the Hillsdale Class of 2003. After graduation, he worked as a federal budget analyst at The Heritage Foundation, and then attended and graduated from Columbia Law School. Keith returned to Hillsdale after practicing law with O’Melveny & Myers in Newport Beach, California, and serving as a clerk for United States District Court Judge James Teilborg of the District of Arizona. Besides his duties with Career Services, he also serves as coach of the college's Mock Trial Team. He and his wife have three children, ages 5 and under.
Michelle Rushing provides staff support for Career Services. A graduate of Indiana University, she worked in the pharmaceutical wholesale industry and also for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta before staying home to raise her growing family. She enjoys working with the students and is happy to be part of the Career Services team.