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Graduate Admission

Meet the Admission Team

Whether you're a career builder or career changer, an established leader or an emerging one, Bentley is where top business students from around the world get the skills they need to build the careers they imagine. The Graduate Admission team is here to get you to that outcome, by helping you discover which program is right for you and aiding you as you go through the application process.

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gordon berridge
Gordon Berridge
Senior Associate Director

Gordon Berridge joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley University in October 2013. He has close to 20 years of higher education admission experience. His previous positions included roles such as Director of Admission and Director of Recruitment at several higher educational institutions around the New England region. Gordon is an alumni of Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business, earning his M.B.A. with a concentration in leadership.  He also holds a B.S. in Communication from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire. 

Meili Jin
Meili Jin
Associate Director

Meili joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in March 2019. Prior to joining Bentley's Grad Admission team, she worked in international students admission operations for five years. She is originally from China and came to the US in 2009 as an international student, and received both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northeastern University in Boston of Massachusetts. She is currently working on her Part-Time MBA with Business Analytics concentration at Bentley. She speaks English, Chinese, and Korean. 

Sean Connolly
Sean Connolly
Associate Director

Sean Connolly joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley University in May 2022. Sean has seven years of experience working in higher education, working for Fisher College and Suffolk University in Boston, MA. Prior to entering the higher education field, Sean worked in retail management. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University and his MBA from Rivier University.

Ksenia Zotina-Linne
Ksenia Zotina-Linne
Senior Assistant Director

Ksenia joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in April 2021. She has been working in Education since 2019. In her previous role, she worked as a Designated School Offical. Since then, she has helped hundreds of international students to achieve their dream of studying in the U.S. She holds both Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Physical Education and Theater from Siberian State University of Physical Education & Sports. She is fluent in English and Russian.

Michelle Wang
Michelle Wang
Senior Assistant Director

Michelle joined the Graduate Admissions team at Bentley in October 2021. She is originally from Beijing, China. She received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland College Park and a Master’s degree from Duke University. Prior to joining Bentley, she had worked in undergraduate admissions for five years, deeply involved in student recruitment and the development of partnership programs.

Eric Pulley
Eric Pulley
Assistant Director

Eric joined the Bentley graduate admission team in October 2021. He has worked in higher education for the past five years working at the University of Maryland in a number of roles.  He served as an Admission Counselor, Assistant Director of Tuition Planning and Adjunct Instructor.  Before his career in higher education, his career was in hospitality management. Eric currently holds a B.B.A in Management Information Systems and certificate in Entrepreneurship from the University of the District of Columbia, and both an M.S. in Information Systems and Services and a graduate certificate in Leadership and Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus. He is currently working towards his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of New England.

Kyle Mondino
Kyle Mondino
Assistant Director

Kyle joined the Graduate Admissions team at Bentley University in April 2022. Prior to joining Bentley, he had worked for a tech-based startup assisting in marketing outreach, as well as internal policy and culture development centered around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Kyle is an alumni of Bentley University’s undergraduate program, earning his B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in entrepreneurship and a Liberal Studies Major in Global Perspectives. 

Shawn Johnson
Shawn Johnson
Graduate Admissions Officer

Shawn joined the Graduate Admissions team at Bentley University in April 2022. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Stonehill College with a concentration in Marketing. While at Stonehill, Shawn was involved in multiple groups and organizations on campus including the event planning committee, as well as being an orientation leader in the Summer. Before joining Bentley, he had worked as an insurance agent. 

Rachel Donnelly
Rachel Donnelly
Graduate Admissions Officer

Rachel joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in April 2022. Prior to joining the Admission team, Rachel was involved in secondary education as a classroom teacher, Senior Project Coordinator, and academic advisor. While teaching in Rhode Island, Rachel also had the pleasure to serve as a faculty member of the school's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board. Rachel earned her Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Connecticut in 2015 and went on to earn her Master's degree in Secondary Social Studies Education from Brown University in 2018.  

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