Residence Life Staff
Director of Housing and Residential Life
Phillip Bernard is the Director of Housing and Residential Life. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Phil has been at Wentworth since August 2001. Phil is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the housing and residential life program, and has an active interest in interventions which lead to first year student success. An avid traveler, Phil is fluent in Spanish.
Ed.D-Northeastern University, Education with concentration in Higher Education Administration (Anticipated, 2015)
M.Ed-Indiana University, Education with a concentration in Student Personnel Administration.
B.S.-Central Michigan University, Business Education with a minor in Coaching.
Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life
Jen Maitino is the Associate Director of Housing & Residential Life. Originally from Newton, MA, Jen has been at Wentworth since 2011 and oversees the Resident Director staff, the Resident Assistant program, and community development within the residential system. Additionally, Jen is involved in several diversity-related programs on campus including the faculty and staff Diversity Link Institute and the Safe Space Program.
M.Ed – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Educational Policy, Research, and Administration with a concentration in Higher Education Administration
B.A. – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Psychology – Specialization in Mental Health Interventions
Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations
Greg Mantolesky is the Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations. Originally from Agawam, Massachusetts, Greg has been at Wentworth since 2009, starting as the Resident Director of Baker Hall, before stepping into the Assistant Director role in 2013. Greg is responsible for coordinating housing selection and assignments, billing, move in/move out, and our desk security program.
PhD-Lesley University, Educational Studies with Adult Learning specialization (In Progress)
M.Ed-Springfield College-Psychology, concentration in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education
B.A.-Western New England College, History
Resident Director-Evans Way Tudbury
Ryan DePesa is the Resident Director of Evans Way/Tudbury. Originally from Avon, Massachusetts, Ryan has been at Wentworth since 2012. Previous to joining the Wentworth community Ryan spent four years at Clark University working in Residential Life and Housing. In his spare time he enjoys Boston sports, movies, music, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Ryan’s professional interest include diversity and inclusion issues, sustainability, service-learning, leadership-development, and the first-year experience.
MS-Clark University, Professional Communication
BSBA-Nichols College, Human Resource Management
Resident Director-Apartments@ 525 and Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments
Kelly DeSisto is the Resident Director for the apartments on campus, including the newest building 525 Huntington Ave. Kelly is originally from Rhode Island but moved to Massachusetts to pursue her interest in working with college students. She began working for the Office of Housing and Residential Life in June 2014 and is responsible for the supervision of RAs as well as creating a safe and inclusive living environment for students. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys both singing and listening to music, exploring Boston, and going to cafes.
M. Ed. – Salem State University, Higher Education in Student Affairs
B.A. – Emmanuel College, English Communications with Minors in Psychology and Theology
Resident Director-555 Huntington Avenue
Loren Glaser is the Resident Director for the 555 community, she joined the housing and residential life team in 2011. Loren is originally from Fort Myers, Florida and loves being a New England resident! In her free time, she enjoys attending Boston sporting events, traveling, cooking, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. Loren’s professional interests include new and transitional student outreach, student success, and student development.
M.Ed – University of South Florida, Higher Education & Student Affairs
B.A – University of South Florida, Public Relations
Resident Director-610 Huntington Avenue
Matt Heiser is the Resident Director for 610 Huntington Avenue. He joined the Wentworth community in 2013. Matt manages the daily operations of the 610 residential community, as well as the office's social media initiatives and summer conferences program. Matt's professional interests include residential community development and programming, student leadership development, and supporting students with disabilities. Originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Matt enjoys traveling and outdoor excursions with his wife, Steph, and their Boston Terrier, Alex.
M.Ed-Suffolk University, Administration of Higher Education
B.S.-Gettysburg College, Environmental Studies
Rachel Toft is the office manager for the Office of Housing and Residential Life. Originally from Chicago, IL, Rachel has been at Wentworth since 2000. She is responsible for the day-to-day front desk operations in the central office.
B.A.-University of Illinois, Chicago-Criminal Justice
Resident Director-Baker Hall