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Phone: 617.603.6900

Fax: 617.603.6996

Business Hours

Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM (EST)

Student Services

Caitrin Brisson
Dean of Student Services
M.Ed., Southern New Hampshire University
B.S., University of New Hampshire

Bill Lynch
Assistant Dean of Advising
B.A., Worcester State University

Katie Adler
Academic Advisor
M.Ed., Suffolk University
B.A., Wheaton College

Dodie Fontaine
Academic Advisor
M.Ed., Providence College
B.A., Providence College

Stephanie Martin
Director of Academic Partnerships, Alumni Relations, and Student Engagement
M.Ed., Salem State University
B.A., New England College

Academic Affairs

Debra Leahy, Ed.D., M.A., M.P.A., M.S.
Ed.D., Northeastern University
M.A., Simmons College
M.P.A., Suffolk University
M.S., Suffolk University
B.F.A., Emerson College

Roger Pao, J.D.
Associate Provost
J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., Duke University

Christopher Weir, Ed.D., M.A.
Full-time Professor
Ed.D., Boston University
M.A., Emerson College
B.A., Duke University

Jay Beirne, M.S.Q.S.M.
Administrative Dean
M.S.Q.S.M., The National Graduate School of Quality Management
B.A., Salem State University

Tina Callaway, M.B.A., M.S. HES/IT
Assistant Program Chair, Undergraduate Business and Professor
Ed.D., Transformational Leadership, Concordia University (in progress)
M.B.A., Liberty University
M.S. HES/IT, The University of Alabama
B.S.B.M., The University of Phoenix

Lydia Cavieux, M.P.A., R.H.I.T.
Assessment and Curriculum Manager
M.P.A., New York University
B.A., Emerson College

Danielle Foley, B.S.
Academic Projects Coordinator
B.S., Wheelock College

Patrick Hutchinson, M.L.I.S.
General Education Professor
Ed.D., Northeastern University (in progress)
M.L.I.S., Simmons College
B.A., Stonehill College

Janine Jacques, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.I.S.
Professor and Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing, Bachelor of Science in Quality Systems Management, Master’s of Science in Quality Systems Management, Doctor of Business Administration in Quality Systems Management
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A., Bentley University
M.S.C.I.S., Boston University
B.A., Boston University

Carla Patalano, D.B.A., M.B.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Program Chair, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance (Interim) and Master of Human Resource Management
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A., Anna Maria College
B.S.B.A., Northeastern University

Samuel C. Rindell, D.B.A., M.B.A.
Professor and Interim Program Chair, Healthcare Management
D.B.A., California InterContinental University, Healthcare Management and Leadership, President’s Merit Award
M.B.A., University of New Haven
B.A., University of Hartford, summa cum laude, valedictorian

Deborah Sementa, Ed.D., M.B.A., CRCM
Professor and Interim Program Chair, Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance
Ed.D., Capella University (in progress)
M.B.A., Business Law, Suffolk University
B.S., Finance, Central Connecticut State University

Donna Viens, Ph.D., M.B.A., CPA, CMA, CGMA
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor and Program Chair, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration; Program Chair, Bachelor’s of Science in International Business

Professor and Program Chair, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
Program Chair, Bachelors of Science in International Business
Ph.D., Accounting, Capella University (in progress)
M.B.A., Johnson & Wales University
B.S. Accounting, Johnson & Wales University


John Alonso
Director of Admissions
M.S., Bay Path University
B.A., Saint Edward’s University

Chris Carpenter
Admissions Representative

Meaghan Cleary
Admissions Representative
B.A., Southern New Hampshire University

Shana Dulac
Admissions Representative
M.S., Husson University
B.A., High Point University

Heather MacLeod
Office Coordinator
B.M., Catholic University of America
M.M., Catholic University of America

Nikki Murray
Admissions Representative
B.S., Worcester State University

Joseph Rabbitt
Admissions Representative
B.A., Umass Boston

Alvin Randolph
Admissions Representative
M.S., Virginia College in Birmingham
B.A., Stillman College

Tamara Smith
Admissions Representative
M.B.A., Brenau University
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Leslie Yow
Admissions Representative
B.A., Berea College
J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law

Center for eLearning Excellence

Paula Bramante
Senior Vice President, Center for eLearning Excellence
M.B.A., New England College of Business
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ali Stroczynski
Director, Center for eLearning Excellence
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Julie Cavender
Web Services Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of Denver
B.A., University of Minnesota

Jeffrey Cronin
Head Librarian and Professor
M.L.S., Simmons College
M.B.A., Babson College
B.A., University of Massachusetts

Greg Dillon
eLearning Instructional Designer
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts
M.A., University of Massachusetts
B.A., University of Connecticut

Elaine Moore
IT Manager, Desktop Support
M.S.C.I.S., University of Phoenix
B.S., Worcester State University
A.S., Becker College

George Payne
eLearning Instructional Designer
M.P.A., Middlebury Institute of International Studies
M.A., Middlebury Institute of International Studies
B.A., Drexel University

Gerald Sheehan
eLearning Instructional Designer
B.S., Boston University, College of Communication

Corporate Partnerships

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

Amy Steuhler
Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships

Amy Amaru
Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships

Diane Higgins
Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships

Jon McCamish, LCDR, USCG (Ret.)
Director, Military and Government Programs
M.Ed., San Diego State University
M.B.A., Grantham University
B.S., Barry University
B.A., University of Southern Maine
A.S., Tidewater Community College

Jackie Oblinger
Director, Corporate Partnerships

Nina Stack
Director, Corporate Partnerships

Finance and Administration

Amrit Gill
Student Finance Specialist

Fallyn Jefferson
Student Finance Specialist

Renee Jordan
Student Finance Supervisor

Finance and Enrollment Management

Dennis J. Madigan
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
J.D., Seton Hall University, School of Law
B.A., Boston University


Jennifer Brady
Chief Marketing Officer
B.A., Regis College

Stephanie Lines
Marketing Communication Manager
B.S., University of Massachusetts

Gerard Ross
Director of Digital Marketing

Office of the Registrar

Robert Wagstaff
B.A., Wittenberg University

Jane Ko
Associate Registrar
M.A., Boston University, School of Education
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Martha Reagan
Assistant Registrar
M.S., Simmons College
B.A., University of Massachusetts

President's Office

Kathy Cantalupa
Executive Assistant

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