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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.

Glisery Colon
Glisery Colon
Senior Associate Director
Graduate Admission

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 Admissions 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
Graduate Admission

Gordon Berridge joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley University in October 2013. He has worked exclusively in higher education admissions since 2004. His previous positions included Director of Admissions 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
Senior Assistant Director
Graduate Admission

Andy began working with Bentley’s Graduate Admissions team in October 2018. He has over five years of higher education admissions experience and ten 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.

Nicholas Jamison
Nicholas Jamison
Senior Assistant Director
Graduate Admission

Nicholas joined Bentley’s Graduate Admissions team in October 2018. Prior to Bentley, he spent five years in admissions at the University of South Dakota School of Law and Vermont Law School and eight years in training and management for a telecommunications company in the Midwest. Nicholas holds a Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Political Science from USD and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from National American University.

Alyssa Orlando
Alyssa Orlando
Assistant Director
Graduate Admission

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
Graduate Admission

Meili has joined the Graduate Admission team at Bentley in March of 2019. She has 5 years of experience in international admissions 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
Admissions Officer
Graduate Admission

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 admissions process. Anya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tufts University.

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