Residence Life Staff

Residence Life Staff
Phillip Bernard, Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phillip Bernard

Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phone: 617-989-4279
Email: bernardp@wit.edu

Phillip Bernard is the Director of Housing and Residential Life.  Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Phil has been at Wentworth since August 2001.  Phil is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the housing and residential life program, and has an active interest in interventions which lead to first year student success.  An avid traveler, Phil is fluent in Spanish. 

Education:

Ed.D-Northeastern University, Education with concentration in Higher Education Administration (Anticipated, 2015)

M.Ed-Indiana University, Education with a concentration in Student Personnel Administration.

B.S.-Central Michigan University, Business Education with a minor in Coaching.

Jennifer Maitino, Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life

Jennifer Maitino

Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phone: 617-989-4289
Email: casavantj@wit.edu

Jen Maitino is the Associate Director of Housing & Residential Life.  Originally from Newton, MA, Jen has been at Wentworth since 2011 and oversees the Resident Director staff, the Resident Assistant program, and community development within the residential system.  Additionally, Jen is involved in several diversity-related programs on campus including the faculty and staff Diversity Link Institute and the Safe Space Program.

Education

M.Ed – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Educational Policy, Research, and Administration with a concentration in Higher Education Administration

B.A. – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Psychology – Specialization in Mental Health Interventions 

Greg Mantolesky, Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations

Greg Mantolesky

Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations

Phone: 617-989-4161
Email: mantoleskyg@wit.edu

Greg Mantolesky is the Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations.  Originally from Agawam, Massachusetts, Greg has been at Wentworth since 2009, starting as the Resident Director of Baker Hall, before stepping into the Assistant Director role in 2013.  Greg is responsible for coordinating housing selection and assignments, billing, move in/move out, and our desk security program. 

Education:

PhD-Lesley University, Educational Studies with a specialization in Adult Learning and Development (In Progress)

M.Ed-Springfield College-Psychology, concentration in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education

B.A.-Western New England College, History

Ryan DePesa, Resident Director-Evans Way Tudbury

Ryan DePesa

Resident Director-Evans Way Tudbury

Phone: 617-989-4060
Email: depesar1@wit.edu

Ryan DePesa is the Resident Director of Evans Way/Tudbury. Originally from Avon, Massachusetts, Ryan has been at Wentworth since 2012. Previous to joining the Wentworth community Ryan spent four years at Clark University working in Residential Life and Housing. In his spare time he enjoys Boston sports, movies, music, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Ryan’s professional interest include diversity and inclusion issues, sustainability, service-learning, leadership-development, and the first-year experience.

Education:

MS-Clark University, Professional Communication

BSBA-Nichols College, Human Resource Management

Kelly DeSisto, Resident Director-Apartments@ 525 and Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments

Kelly DeSisto

Resident Director-Apartments@ 525 and Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments

Phone: 617-989-4302
Email: desistok@wit.edu

Kelly DeSisto is the Resident Director for the apartments on campus, including the newest building 525 Huntington Ave. Kelly is originally from Rhode Island but moved to Massachusetts to pursue her interest in working with college students. She began working for the Office of Housing and Residential Life in June 2014 and is responsible for the supervision of RAs as well as creating a safe and inclusive living environment for students. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys both singing and listening to music, exploring Boston, and going to cafes.

Education:

M. Ed. – Salem State University, Higher Education in Student Affairs

B.A. – Emmanuel College, English Communications with Minors in Psychology and Theology

AJ Andreucci, Resident Director-Baker Hall

AJ Andreucci

Resident Director-Baker Hall

Phone: 617-989-4214
Email: andreuccia@wit.edu

AJ Andreucci is the Resident Director of Baker Hall. Originally from Malden, Massachusetts, AJ joined Wentworth in August 2014. He is responsible for the daily operations of Baker Hall and creating a safe living environment for students.  In his free time, he enjoys watching all Boston sports, particularly the New England Patriots. He also enjoys coffee, traveling around the city of Boston, and listening to sports talk radio.

Education:

M. Ed – Suffolk University, Administration of Higher Education (Expected: 2015)

B.A. – Merrimack College,  History and Religious Studies

Loren Glaser, Resident Director-555 Huntington Avenue

Loren Glaser

Resident Director-555 Huntington Avenue

Phone: 617-989-4166
Email: glaserl@wit.edu

Loren Glaser is the Resident Director for the 555 community, she joined the housing and residential life team in 2011. Loren is originally from Fort Myers, Florida and loves being a New England resident! In her free time, she enjoys attending Boston sporting events, traveling, cooking, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. Loren’s professional interests include new and transitional student outreach, student success, and student development.

Education:

M.Ed – University of South Florida, Higher Education & Student Affairs

B.A – University of South Florida, Public Relations

Matt Heiser, Resident Director-610 Huntington Avenue

Matt Heiser

Resident Director-610 Huntington Avenue

Phone: 617-989-4330
Email: heiserm@wit.edu

Matt Heiser is the Resident Director for 610 Huntington Avenue. He joined the Wentworth community in 2013. Matt manages the daily operations of  the 610 residential community, as well as the office's social media initiatives and summer conferences program. Matt's professional interests include residential community development and programming, student leadership development, and supporting students with disabilities.  Originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Matt enjoys traveling and outdoor excursions with his wife, Steph, and their Boston Terrier, Alex.

Education:

M.Ed-Suffolk University, Administration of Higher Education

B.S.-Gettysburg College, Environmental Studies

Rachel Toft, Office Manager

Rachel Toft

Office Manager

Phone: 617-989-4160
Email: toftr@wit.edu
           housing@wit.edu 

Rachel Toft is the office manager for the Office of  Housing and Residential Life.  Originally from Chicago, IL, Rachel has been at Wentworth since 2000.  She is responsible for the day-to-day front desk operations in the central office. 

Education:

B.A.-University of Illinois, Chicago-Criminal Justice

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