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 over 17 years ago. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wheaton College in Norton, MA.
Program Administrator, Entrepreneurship Center
Carol joined the Entrepreneurship Center team as Program Administrator following many years in corporate retail. She has held a variety of roles in both Planning and Buying, with expertise in the Footwear industry. Most recently, she was Director of Category Management for Clarks Americas where she led the successful introduction of Kids Footwear to the North American market. She is responsible for event planning and marketing and oversees the Venture Lab. Carol also provides support and guidance to ELS students and faculty.
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.
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.