Celia joined the Office of Career Strategy in 2013. She began her legal career at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance, and worked for over 15 years in the private sector, including at one of the largest international firms in Washington, DC, and in smaller firms, where she focused on intellectual property, including trademark and copyright law. She received her B.S. in Business and Accounting, and her J.D., from State University of New York at Buffalo. Celia has three sons and lives in suburban Maryland.