Chris Szolyga

Chris Szolyga

  • Director of External Relations and Community Engagement
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The Aspire Center


Chris Szolyga is serving as the director of external relations and community engagement at Carthage. Having over eight years of experience in career services, he has worked as a career coach, director of career services, and in employer relations. He enjoys networking, creating new external partners, and developing new students and alumni to find meaningful employment.

Chris serves on three boards of directors, including local area parks and recreation, the umpire association, and the Wisconsin Private Colleges Career Consortium. He recently graduated from Herzing University with an M.B.A. in Data Analytics and from Marquette with a B.A. in Broadcast Electronical Communications.

Chris resides in Muskego, Wis. with his wife (Nicole ’09), two children (Colton and Cayden), and dog (Mickey).


  • B.A. in Broadcast Electronical Communications — Marquette University
  • M.B.A. in Business Administration with Concentration in Data Analytics — Herzing University

Main responsibilities at Carthage

Chris works in building external relationships with local and national community partners to provide opportunities for Carthage students and alumni.

Favorite thing about working at Carthage

“The people and the family atmosphere on campus.”

Other interests?

“In my spare time, I officiate high school and college football and love spending time with my family and friends.”