Brostoff named associate dean

Mark J. Brostoff has been named associate dean and director of the Weston Career Center at Olin Business School.

Brostoff, who began the position Jan. 9, is a retired commander in the U.S. Navy and earned a master’s degree in health administration from WUSTL in 1982. He graduated from Alfred University in 1980. He was previously associate director of student services and career education with the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington.

“The opportunity to return to Washington University to work at Olin is a tremendous honor,” Brostoff said. “Olin business students are future leaders of industry and global markets, and I look forward to building relationships with world-class companies wanting to recruit the best and brightest.”

While at Indiana, Brostoff served as a career coach and developed specialized career programs and workshops for students. He also was a lecturer in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

“Mark’s leadership and expertise can transform the Weston Career Center into a source of distinct competitive advantage for Olin,” said Mahendra Gupta, Ph.D., dean and the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management. “The vision of Olin Business School is to be recognized as one of the world’s best business schools, and we are building the team, strategies and momentum to get there.

“The ultimate measure of success is our ability to create exceptional job placement and career acceleration for our graduates,” Gupta said.