Admissions Officers at New England Tech play a key role as they serve as the first point of contact for individuals interested in learning about the many programs officered at our college. Once an individual enrolls at NEIT, the Admissions Officer then coordinates all enrollment-related activities such as academic testing and financial aid processing. Admissions Officers may conduct campus tours as well as visit high schools, college fairs, and community colleges for recruiting purposes. We welcome the following individuals to the New England Tech community and wish them the best of luck in their new positions.
Maria DeCristoforo, Admissions Officer
Before joining the Admissions team at NEIT, Maria served as an Admissions Representative for The Salter School and ITT Technical Institute. She also was employed at several media companies serving as a producer for Channel 12, a freelance writer for local, national and international publications, and a talk show radio producer for the WHJJ Helen Glover Show. Maria also served as a modeling/television instructor as well as a sales specialist for two top modeling agencies. She is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Lucy Fernandez, Admissions Officer
Lucy joins New England Tech with twelve years of experience working in technical education. Most recently she served as the Executive
Director of Empire Beauty School in Boston. Lucy has extensive management experience in retail/visual merchandising ranging from Chess King to Gucci Boston USA in Copley Place. She also managed Bob the Chefs (restaurant with jazz venue) in Boston and started its catering division. Lucy also attended Northeastern University.
Kerrin Cano, International Admissions Specialist
Kerrin will serve as NEIT’s International Admissions Specialist. In her new role, Kerrin is responsible for all aspects of the international admissions process, including interacting with international students and agents in person, via email, and by telephone.
She also collaborates with Student Accounts and Student Support Services to facilitate the student’s successful arrival on campus. Kerrin educates and advises students on rules and regulations pertaining to F-1 VISA and assists with the International Student Orientation.
Prior to joining NEIT, Kerrin served as an Outreach Coordinator at Lincoln Technical Institute. Kerrin is currently a student at the University of Rhode Island and will soon complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology.
Laurence Spitz, High School Representative
Laurence will serve as the High School Representative covering the Long Island, New York area. He comes to NEIT with a wealth of experience in admissions and sales in addition to serving as founder and president of his own retail memorabilia/collectibles company. He served as the Executive Advisor/Student Acquisition at DeVry College of New York/DeVry University for more than eleven years. Laurence earned an MBA from the Keller School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Wagner College.