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Academic Affairs

Debra Leahy, MA, MPA, MS
Ed.D, Northeastern University (in progress)
MA, Simmons College, Boston, MA
MPA, Suffolk University, Boston, MA
MS, Suffolk University, Boston, MA
BFA, Emerson College, Boston, MA

Roger Pao, JD
Associate Provost
JD, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
BA, Duke University, Durham, NC

Lydia Cavieux, MPA, RHIT
Assessment and Curriculum Manager
MPA, New York University, New York, NY
BA, Emerson College, Boston, MA

Jeffrey Cronin, MLS, MBA
Librarian and Professor
MLS, Simmons College, Boston, MA
MBA, Babson College, Wellesley, MA
BA, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Danielle Foley, BS
Academic Projects Coordinator
BS, Wheelock College, Boston, MA

Ned Gandevani, PhD
Program Chair, Master of Science in Finance
PhD, Finance, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
MBA, Long Island University, Brentwood, NY
BSBA, St. Joseph's College, Hauppauge, NY

Patrick Hutchinson, MS
Assistant Professor and Program Chair, General Education
Ed.D, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (in progress)
MS, Simmons College, Boston MA
BA, Stonehill College, Easton, MA

Janine Jacques, PhD
Professor and Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing
PhD, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
MBA, Bentley University, Waltham, MA
MSCIS, Boston University, Boston, MA
BA, Boston University, Boston, MA

Carla Patalano, DBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Program Chair, Master of Business Administration and Master of Human Resource Management
DBA, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
MBA, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA
BSBA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Samuel C. Rindell, DBA
Professor and Interim Program Chair, Healthcare Management
DBA, California InterContinental University, Healthcare Management and Leadership, President's Merit Award
MBA, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
BA, University of Hartford, summa cum laude, valedictorian, West Hartford, CT

Deborah Sementa, MBA, CRCM
Professor and Interim Program Chair, Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance
Ed.D, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN (in progress)
MBA, Business Law, Suffolk University, Boston, MA
BS, Finance, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Donna Viens, CPA, CMA, CGMA
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor and Program Chair, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
Program Chair, Bachelors of Science in International Business
PhD, Accounting, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN (in progress)
MBA, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI
BS-Accounting, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI

Finance and Enrollment Management

Dennis J. Madigan, JD, CFP
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
JD, Seton Hall University, School of Law
BA, Boston University

Finance and Administration

Cassie Lampshire
Director of Student Account Operations
BS, The University of Memphis

Renee Jordan
Student Finance Supervisor

Amrit Gill
Student Finance Specialist

Fallyn Jefferson
Student Finance Specialist

Kathy Cantalupa
Executive Assistant

Donna Dion


Chris Carpenter
Admissions Representative

Heather MacLeod
Office Coordinator

Joseph Rabbitt
Admissions Representative

Leslie King
Admissions Representative

Meaghan Cleary
Admissions Representative

Nikki Lange
Admissions Representative

Paul Stechenfinger
Admissions Representative

Shana Sandler
Admissions Representative

Veronica Bondole
Admissions Representative

Academic Advising

Caitrin Brisson
Dean of Enrollment Management
M.Ed., Southern New Hampshire University
BS, University of New Hampshire

Bill Lynch
Senior Academic Advisor/ Team Lead
BA, Worcester State University

Stephanie Martin
Academic Advisor
M.Ed., Salem State University
BA, New England College

Amanda Adams
Academic Advisor
MA, Assumption College
BA, University of New Hampshire

Office of the Registrar

Robert Wagstaff
BA, Wittenberg University

Jane Ko
Associate Registrar
MA, Boston University, School of Education
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Katherine Schultheis
Assistant Registrar
BA, Mary Baldwin College

Center for eLearning Excellence

Paula Bramante
Senior Vice President, Center for eLearning Excellence
MBA, New England College of Business
BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ali Stroczynski
Senior eLearning Instructional Designer
BA, Pennsylvania State University
BS, Pennsylvania State University

Gerald Sheehan
eLearning Instructional Designer
BS, Boston University, College of Communication

Zachery Wilkinson
eLearning Instructional Designer
BS, Southeastern University

George Payne
eLearning Instructional Designer

Benoit Lambert
eLearning Instructional Designer

John Alonzo
Associate Director of Admissions

Corporate Partnerships

John A. Hope
Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
BA, Hobart College

Kristine Thayer
Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
MBA, Global Management, University of Phoenix
BA, Business Communications, Assumption College

Amy Amaru
Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships

Diane Higgins
Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships

Betty Robinson
Director, Corporate Partnerships

Jackie Oblinger
Director, Corporate Partnerships

Jennifer Pratt
Director, Corporate Partnerships

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