Join our admissions team and current graduate students for a first-hand look at the D'Amore-McKim experience. This event will begin with a brief overview of our MBA, master's, and graduate certificate programs, followed by a networking reception to build connections with admissions representatives, current students, and your peers.

Leading in today's complex business world requires an entrepreneurial mindset, resilience in the face of change, and an ability to harness data and technology to make smart decisions. In our graduate programs, you'll gain all of these things, plus a broad foundation of business expertise built through experience-powered learning. We hope you'll join us to learn more.

At the event, you'll meet…

Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara is the Director of MBA Admissions. She enjoys leading prospective MBA students through their admissions journey. She also manages admissions and recruiting for the MS in Management and Graduate Certificate programs.

Mary has a passion for entrepreneurship and 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 MassChallenge HealthTech judge. She draws on her experience coaching and advising founders as she supports graduate business candidates pursuing their academic and professional goals.

Mary entered a career in higher education in 2019, serving on the MBA admissions committee at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She continues to serve as managing director at Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association.

Previously, she was the COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. Early in her career, Mary held roles in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.

Dena Snyder Headshot

Dena Snyder is an Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions at D'Amore-McKim. Dena specializes in recruiting graduate students for the MS in Finance (Quantitative Finance) and MS in International Management programs. She recruits many international candidates and enjoys developing relationships with them to help them select the program that best fits their educational needs and professional goals. Dena spends a significant amount of time reviewing applications and making admissions recommendations. As part of her role, she leads informal “Ask Me Anything” admissions events where she counsels prospective students in a small group setting on the application process, understanding degree program components, and funding options.

Dena began with D'Amore-McKim in 2011 in a recruiting and admissions role supporting all graduate business programs. During this time, she enjoyed traveling and recruiting students to join the D'Amore-McKim MBA program.

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Dena worked in graduate admissions at Boston University Questrom School of Business. Before coming to higher education, she served in non-profit and government roles at the National Council of Jewish Women and SmithBucklin.

Kellianne Frankel

Kellianne Frankel is a recruiting specialist in graduate admissions, she develops strategies to bring awareness to the unique features and benefits of the Graduate School of Professional Accounting programs. As part of her role, she manages new student recruitment and the admissions process for the MS in Accounting and MS in Accounting/MBA programs.

Before working with the Graduate School of Professional Accounting, Kellianne began with D'Amore-McKim in 2018 as an operations assistant for graduate admissions. She supported the Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, and specialty master's programs with application processing, marketing fulfillment, event planning, and prospective student outreach.

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Kellianne held roles in public relations and marketing, working with clients in the travel and tourism and consumer products industries, including Princess Cruises, Bermuda Department of Tourism, Bioré, and Bath & Body Works.

Fernando Antonioli is an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions at D'Amore-McKim. He specializes in recruiting students for the Graduate Certificate and MS in Management programs. As a member of the Admissions team, he reviews applications and communicates with and interviews applicants. He also enjoys forming connections with prospective students by hosting admissions events and workshops and representing the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at admissions fairs and forums.

Prior to joining the team at D'Amore-McKim, Fernando worked in admissions at other institutions, where he spent time interviewing and recruiting domestic and international students.

Fernando began working in higher education in 2018 as an Admissions Assistant with Boston-based company Shorelight working closely with the Latin American region. He continued his work in the education industry as an Admissions Advisor at IE Business School.

He is originally from Caracas, Venezuela, where he worked in corporate finance.

Graduate Certificate Student

Andrea Pinto Quiroz is a Graduate Assistant and Student Ambassador. She works with the Admissions team by creating event content, hosting events, and outreach to prospective and current D'Amore-McKim students through in-person and online events. She also works with the Marketing team to draft event copy for the website and email outreach in support of DMSB's events.

Prior to joining D'Amore-McKim, Andrea held positions in account management at a marketing agency in Peru where she executed digital projects and content strategy, as well as oversaw and managed her team.