Lakeisha Mathews, Ed.D

Lakeisha Mathews, Ed.D, is Director of the Career and Internship Center at the University of Baltimore and is also the owner of Right Resumes & Career Coaching, a career development business focused on providing professional documents, career coaching and training for mid-level and mid-management professionals in a variety of industries.

Dr. Mathews holds several industry certifications including Certified Career Coach, Certified Resume Writer, Global and Career Development Facilitator, and Executive Career Coach among other designations. She holds an Ed. D. in Higher Education Leadership & Innovation from Wilmington University, a M.S. in Human Resource Development from Towson University and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Maryland College Park.

Lakeisha is committed to the field of career development and in 2011, she was elected as president of the Maryland Career Development Association. In 2016, Lakeisha co-authored a chapter in the book Find Your Fit, published by the Association of Talent Development. In 2017 she was elected Trustee-at-Large for the National Association of Career Development (NCDA) and formally served as the Trustee for Higher Education Career Counselors & Educators. She is currently the President-Elect of NCDA and will begin her presidential term in October 2022.

Lakeisha is a native of Baltimore, MD and seeks to give back to the greater Baltimore community by

serving on non-profit boards and supporting workforce programs. Lakeisha has provided pro bono

employability skills training to disadvantaged youth and currently supports the Baltimore City Youth Works program and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Corporate Internship Program, to provide work opportunities for at-risk youth.

Of most importance is Lakeisha’s client-centered approach to career coaching. Hearing success Stories continues to be the favorite part of her job as a Higher Education Administrator, Educator and Career Coach!


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