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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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Glisery Colon
Glisery Colon
Senior Associate Director
Certificates Programs

Glisery Colon has over 15 years of professional experience in higher education. Originally from Boston, MA, she has spent the last 9 years in southern CA working at a number of institutions. Glisery held positions serving as Director of Graduate Admission recruiting students for Business and Leadership programs. She also served as an adjunct instructor and has taught Personal & Professional Development courses. Glisery holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fisher College in Boston and MBA from Woodbury University in Burbank, CA.

Gordon Berridge
Gordon Berridge
Associate Director

Gordon Berridge joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley University in October 2013. He has worked exclusively in higher education admission since 2004. His previous positions included Director of Admission at several different institutions around the New England region. Gordon grew up in New Hampshire and holds a B.S. in communication from Franklin Pierce University. He is currently working towards his M.B.A with a concentration in leadership at Bentley University.

Andy Crawford
Andy Crawford
Associate Director
MBA

Andy began working with Bentley’s Graduate Admission team in October 2018. He has over seven years of higher education admission experience and twelve years of experience working in marketing and sales capacities. Andy holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Communications from Emmanuel College and MBA from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. In addition to his work at Bentley, Andy chairs the Marketing & Recruitment Committee for NEGAP, the New England chapter for the National Association of Graduate Enrollment Management.

Alyssa Orlando
Alyssa Orlando
Senior Assistant Director
MSF, MSHFID

Alyssa joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in October 2018. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., she has worked in graduate admission and marketing since 2014, serving students interested primarily in education programs. Alyssa holds a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College, an M.A. in higher education from Boston College, and is working on her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Meili Jin
Meili Jin
Assistant Director
MSA, MSAA, MSBA, MST

Meili has joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in March of 2019. She has 5 years of experience in international admission operations. Meili is originally from China and came to the US in 2009 as an international student. She speaks English, Chinese, and Korean. She got both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northeastern University in Boston of Massachusetts.

Anya Gelernt-Dunkle
Anya Gelernt-Dunkle
Assistant Director

Anya joined Bentley’s Graduate Admission team in March 2018. Originally from Southern New Jersey, she worked for several years in politics and campaign finance before transitioning to education. Prior to her time at Bentley, she coordinated a program to assist international students in the college admission process. Anya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tufts University.

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