Christine BettendorfDirector of Academic Operations
Christine moved to Massachusetts in 2004 from Michigan. She started working at Wentworth that same year. While working at Wentworth, she completed her master’s degree from Northeastern University. Christine loves spending her free time with a book, or in her garden.
Pauline FoleyAdmissions Coordinator
Pauline Foley began her career at Wentworth in 1991 working in the College of Design and Construction. After a reconfiguration of departments she transferred to the Continuing Education office, where she now works as the Admissions Coordinator. After attending some seminars and confiding in both her family and advisor, she began completing her bachelor’s degree program in the summer of 2010 and has been actively engaged since. She is a Lynn native and enjoys walking, reading, and gardening.
Pat HaffordInterim Dean
Pat comes to the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) from his post as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to his appointment as dean, he served as academic department head, first for Humanities, Social Sciences and Management ,and then in Applied Mathematics and Sciences. He is also a professor of management. He entered higher education after a successful 25-year career in industry, principally engaged in change management. Having completed his undergraduate and graduate education through evening and part-time programs, he understands the value of a good education to a working adult and is committed to CPCE providing every student the opportunity to advance his or her career.
Phil HammondDirector of CPCE Graduate Programs
Phil Hammond joins the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) as Director of CPCE Graduate Programs. Phil’s duties include the master of science in construction management (MSCM) program, and the master of science in facility management (MSFM) program. Phil comes to CPCE from the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC), where he served as the Director of Client Relations. He brings broad public, private and non-profit sector experience to WIT in leading the MSCM and MSFM programs. His work in the City Manager’s Office in the City of Worcester, his tenure at Cullinan Engineering and his association with the architecture firm Margulies and Perruzzi round out his 30+ years of planning, management and AEC experience. Phil has an MS in urban planning and holds designations as a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) and membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). He lives close by the WIT campus in Boston.
Donna KeeganAcademic Coordinator
Donna has worked for Wentworth for 25+ years for various departments throughout the college. She recently earned her bachelor of science in business administration degree at Emmanuel College. She enjoys spending time with her grandson, Jacob. She also enjoys reading, dancing, and walking.
Keith LewandowskiMarketing Manager
Keith Lewandowski is the Marketing Manager within the College of Professional and Continuing Education at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Previously, he worked in both marketing and research functions at Eduventures, a higher education research and consulting firm in Boston. Prior to Eduventures, Keith held research and business analyst positions at the Institute for Community Inclusion and at EMC respectively. Keith holds a master of arts in applied sociology from UMass Boston and a bachelor of arts in political science from UMass Amherst. He is currently working on his MBA at UMass Amherst's Isenberg School of Management. Keith resides in Medway, MA with his wife, Nicole, and their daughter, Julie.
Mary MalerbaAdmissions Counselor
Mary joins the College of Professional and Continuing Education as an Admissions Counselor. Prior to her start at Wentworth, Mary worked in Connecticut as an Employment Specialist for a mental health agency. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Counseling and Health Psychology from Emmanuel College in 2012. In her free time, Mary enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Cristina MastriaMarketing Associate
A Massachusetts native, Cristina attended Syracuse University where she gained a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management in 2010. After spending the last three years working as an advertising executive in New York City, Cristina moved back to Boston to join the Wentworth team as the Marketing Associate for the College of Professional and Continuing Education. In her spare time, Cristina enjoys dancing, cooking, trips to the Cape and babysitting her brother’s dog, Manny.
Randi MorinAdmissions Counselor
Randi joined the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) as an Admissions Counselor in August of 2013. Prior to her start at Wentworth, Randi worked at Lesley University for two years as the Data Manager of the Graduate and Adult Bachelor’s Admissions Office. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from Bryant University in 2011. Randi enjoys outdoor sports, reading, traveling, the Bruins, and spending time with friends and family.
Roger ParksAcademic Advisor
After working in the Office of Alumni Relations, Roger joins the College of Professional and Continuing Education as an Academic Advisor. Prior to Wentworth, he managed a residential facility for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. His new position allows him to practice the skills he learned in social work in a higher education environment. In his free time, Roger enjoys watching the Patriots, travel, and studying psychology and business.
Yen PhamOnline Student Support Coordinator
Yen Pham joins the College of Professional and Continuing Education team as the Online Student Support Coordinator. Prior to working at Wentworth, Yen worked at Boston University School of Social Work for almost nine years and was one of the founding members of the Boston University School of Social Work’s Online Master’s Program. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Boston University. Yen enjoys playing and watching soccer, cooking, arts and crafts, and doing volunteer work.
Jonathan SmallDirector of Online Learning
Jonathan Small joins the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) team as the Director of Online Learning. Jonathan comes to CPCE with the previous experience of having facilitated the launch of online degree programs for two other Boston area colleges. He most recently served as the Director of Online Programs for Bay State College and was previously the eLearning Program Manager for the New England College of Business & Finance. Additionally, he spent several years as a consultant with the Sloan Consortium, creating online training workshops on a variety of topics related to online learning, best practices for online instruction, and the adoption of technologies related to distance education. Jonathan holds a bachelor of arts in communications from the Pennsylvania State University and is currently completing his master’s degree in digital media management with Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. He resides in Medfield, MA with his wife and two children.
Liem TranDirector of New Program Development
Liem has 20 years of experience in workforce development and non-profit management. He has developed a number of job training programs to prepare unemployed and under-employed adults for livable-wages jobs in the following industries: Environmental Technology, Bio-Tech, Financial Services, Hi-Tech and Construction. His extensive knowledge and experience in designing job training programs for the adult population led him to his current role at WIT. At the College of Professional and Continuing Education, Liem develops and maintains relationships with industries and community colleges to design degree completion programs for transfer students.