Career / Student Services Team

Mark Roy
Career Development Advisor (Scarborough & Lewiston)

markFor the past several years, Mark has been working successfully with faculty, students, graduates, alumni and employers in helping to build the future of our students.  Mark has forged new partnerships in the local business community including Healthcare, HVAC/R, Information Technology, and CDL Truck Driving.  Mark has over 20 years of experience in the Human Resources and Staffing industry, and is passionate and energized when he assists graduates and alumni with securing a new job in their chosen field of study.  Prior to joining NTI, Mark was the Managing Director for 17 years at Manpower Professional and has always taken pride in matching people with the right job, at the right time. Mark graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology.

Laura Vitanza
Student Services Advisor (Scarborough)

laura2Laura believes education is key in securing the building blocks to establish one’s future. She understands the individual journey that each student is on and loves helping students plan their future.  Laura received her B.A. in Theatre Arts and has studied Arts Education, Communications, and New Media. Laura has worked in education, marketing, and creative services. She enjoys kayaking, the arts, and spending time outdoors.

Cindy Smart
Student Services Advisor (Bangor)

cindyCindy graduated from Trend Business College with an Associate Degree in Business Management and has over 25 years of customer service experience.  She worked in the public school system for six years and spent over ten years working at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems in the Corporate Office which included working with The Northern Maine Regional Resource Center and FEMA to train for Emergency Preparedness, Incident Command, Disaster Assistance, Hazardous Materials, Resource Management and plans for Pandemics. Cindy’s goal at NTI is to guide every student to become passionate about their goals and to realize that they can achieve them.  When Cindy is not helping NTI students, she has a passion for cooking, being on the ocean and on the beach. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and her dog Dallas.

Bill Schissler
Career Development (Bangor)

Effective communication is an essential part of landing a good job and Bill has been a student and practitioner of communications his entire adult life.  Bill has a B.F.A. in Communications from the New York Institute of Technology.  He spent 12 years on Central Maine radio stations as an announcer and for 7 of those years he was also a Program Director.  After leaving broadcasting Bill has focused on recruiting and career development.  He has recruited at brick and mortar and virtual call centers, at Bath Iron Works and Kelly Services.  For 5 years Bill was the Director of Career Services at Thomas College in Waterville.  Bill has a passion for helping students achieve their goal of finding meaningful work.