Beth Offenbacker is a dynamic, visionary talent development and engagement executive with corporate, nonprofit, and public agency experience. She brings more than 25 years of experience in training, coaching, talent development, engagement, community relations, marketing, and project management experience to the Waterford team.  As an adult learning professional, she has more than 15 years of experience designing enterprise-level and business unit learning strategies and delivering professional development, workshops, and classroom learning for individuals at all career levels and that have delivered on performance goals. 

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Catered Lunch (included) and Seminar on Pursuing Careers in the Energy Sector

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM      

Job Fair (Booths Open) 

Friday, October 13th: Engineering Job Fair and Career Seminar

Andrew Alexander – Owner – Powerhouse Recruiting


For the past two years, Mr. Alexander has been a speaker at AEE/NCC career fairs.  His enthusiastic and motivational style has been very popular with attendees.  This year, Mr. Alexander is back to moderate our panel and add his insights to the Q&A portion of the day.  Mr. Alexander has a long and successful record of working with clients and candidates on recruiting, retention and compensation and other general management challenges to help build high-performing teams. 

Laura M. Labovich, Chief Executive Officer - Career Strategy Group


Mr. Brandau got his start in recruiting in April of 1998 in the IT Staffing Industry. Over the years he has recruited for all types of IT, sales and a wide variety of other skill sets. Robert has been teaching motivated job seekers on specific ways to increase their marketability and thus shorten their job search since 2003. In 2009 he co-founded which provides FREE job search educational seminars to motivated job seekers. These seminars are run as if they were graduate degree seminar classes. He has been quoted in the US News and World Report Annual Career Guide issue. While he teaches on almost every job search topic, Robert loves teaching on “How to Find Your Job Without a Resume” and “How to Negotiate Your Job Offer”.

Beth Offenbacker, Ph.D. - HR Consultant and Coach - Waterford, Inc. 

Kevin Chisholm
(703) 346-2292



​Friday, October 13th, 11AM-2PM EST


George Washington University
Science and Engineering Hall (lower level) 800 22nd St NW
Washington, DC 20052

Event Sponsors

Robert Brandau, Founder -

The Association of Energy Engineers – National Capital Chapter is hosting its Fifth Annual Engineering Job Fair and Career Seminar. This is an outstanding opportunity for both seasoned engineers and engineering students to meet prospective employers who will host booths at the event. In addition, a Seminar: Pursuing Careers in the Energy Sector featuring career development professionals will provide attendees with valuable career advice.

With job search management expertise as an award-winning résumé writer, social media enthusiast, and master networker, as well as a decade of experience in HR leadership at Fortune 500 companies such as The Walt Disney Company and America Online, Laura M. Labovich is often affectionately called “a job seeker’s best friend.”  Chief Executive Officer of The Career Strategy Group, Laura’s contagious enthusiasm, and powerful methodology make the perfect recipe for getting job seekers unstuck in their job search. Equal parts kick-butt trainer and nurturing cheerleader, Laura empowers job seekers to develop proactive, targeted job search marketing plans that increase momentum and achieve breakthrough results.

The cost of admission is just $30.00 for NCC members and $40.00 for non-members. Students are admitted free-of-charge. Please register to ensure sufficient space and meals.

Bill Saulino
(443) 766-9551

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