D’Amore-McKim graduate business programs integrate rigorous academics and real-world experience. Here, you’ll build expertise and your resumé. Not sure which graduate business program may be the best fit for you? Join us on November 15 for the opportunity to dive deeper into our offerings and learn how credits earned in certain graduate certificate and master’s programs can be “stacked” into an MBA or other master’s degree.

Participants in this event will…
  • Learn what “stackability” means and how it can benefit your future goals
  • Dive deep into the application process and discover what our admissions team looks for to make your application stand out
  • Discuss available scholarship opportunities

Speakers

Jelena Pejic

Jelena Pejic is an international higher education professional who is motivated to meaningfully influence students at a pivotal time in their lives. She has 10 years of experience recruiting and advising graduate applicants and students. Jelena currently manages the graduate certificate portfolio of programs at D’Amore-McKim. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University and is currently pursuing a graduate program in global studies at Northeastern University. She grew up in former Yugoslavia and relocated to the United States in 1997.

Mary McNamara


Mary McNamara
 joined the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in July 2020 to lead the recruitment and admissions efforts for the Part-time MBA program after serving on the MBA admissions committee at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is a co-chair of the McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network at Northeastern, a Professional Advisor at the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and a Coach for Leadership and Teamwork at Babson.

An angel investor and portfolio manager for over two decades, Mary is Managing Director of Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association. Previously, she was COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. In her early career, Mary held marketing and technology roles in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.