Meet our Staff
Tufts Gordon Institute prides itself on its dedicated staff that provides a high level of service to all its students and faculty. Please contact any of our staff members below with questions – we welcome the opportunity to speak with you.
Jessica coordinates the logistics of our Masters in Engineering Management Program. Jessica supports our faculty and staff with special requests, classroom preparation, and serves as a resource for students. She also supervises our team of enthusiastic student workers and oversees our meal programs. She holds a B.A. in English Writing and Ethnic & Gender Studies from Westfield State University.
Director, Admissions & Marketing
Nancy plays a lead role in ensuring effective operations and communications at Tufts Gordon Institute. Key areas of responsibility include: finance and administration, marketing and admissions, and alumni and corporate relations. She also collaborates with faculty and staff to define and implement key strategic initiatives and organizational improvements. Nancy began her career as a chemist and worked in industry in product development and technical support before coming to Tufts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wheaton College in Norton, MA.
Program Administrator, Entrepreneurship Center
Carol plans and manages Tufts Entrepreneurship Center events including business plan competitions, workshops, and a variety of entrepreneurial seminars and events. Carol oversees Tufts Entrepreneurship Center marketing including program literature, social media content, and department communications. Carol provides administration of the Entrepreneurship Minor. She joined Tufts following a career in corporate retail merchandising. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts.
MaryAnn provides support to Tufts Gordon Institute staff, faculty and students. Her administrative duties include coordinating meetings, special events, travel reimbursements, processing paperwork, vendor payments, and other finances. She assists students with scheduling project meetings as well as preparation for commencement.
Manager, Marketing and Communications
Annika manages the Gordon Institute’s marketing and communications multi-channel campaigns, including digital marketing, advertising, and the overall branded digital presence. She joined the Tufts team after working in the social media, digital and experiential marketing space with brand experience in higher education, entertainment, and consumer packaged goods. She holds a B.S. in Motion Pictures/Art from the University of Miami, and a graduate certificate in Children’s Literature from Penn State University.
Associate Director, Administration
Rebekah manages the Gordon Institute's operations, including finance, developing policies and processes, and student and faculty administration. Rebekah brings several years of nonprofit management experience to Tufts and holds a B.A. in International Studies from American University and an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.
Assistant Director, Admissions
Ethan leads the implementation of the Gordon Institute’s recruitment plan. He serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students, plans and conducts admissions programs, represents TGI at off-campus recruitment events, and evaluates applications for admission. He also develops recruitment strategies and collaborates with the marketing team to develop recruitment materials for prospective students. Ethan started his career in undergraduate admissions at Lafayette College before coming to Tufts. He holds a bachelor’s degree from DeSales University and a master’s degree from Lehigh University.
Program Coordinator, Tufts Entrepreneurship Center
Julie manages marketing for the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center and assists in the coordination of entrepreneurship programs and events. Julie joined the Entrepreneurship Center team after working at various nonprofits and startups in the New England area. Julie brings several years of marketing experience to Tufts and holds a B.S. in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont and a M.A. in Sports Management and the Sociology of Sport from the University of Connecticut.
Manager, External Relations
Sarah engages alumni, builds strategic partnerships, and supports student career development at the Gordon Institute. She has worked in the private sector and the Fletcher School at Tufts focused on human resources, training and development, and career services. Sarah has worked and lived abroad in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Beijing, China. She holds a B.A. in American Studies and an M.A. in Museum Education from Tufts University.