Career / Student Services Team
Career Development Advisor (Scarborough & Lewiston)
For 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.
Student Services Advisor (Scarborough)
Since 2014, Jess has helped hundreds of students navigate their way through the halls of NTI. Jess started as our receptionist/administrative assistant, and was then promoted to a marketing assistant. She now dedicates herself full time to students as Scarborough’s Student Services Advisor. Jess loves her job because she thrives in a fast paced environment and loves helping others (prior to NTI, she worked in hospice care). Jess has two young children, and lives on a lake with her husband Connor. In her spare time she enjoys reading, spending time with the kids, going to Camp in Moosehead, fishing/hiking/four wheeling, gardening and crafting.
Campus Manager (Lewiston)
Wendy has over 10 years experience in higher education, including 5 years of Career Development and Student Services. She also spent 7 years in community relations, recruitment, and marketing for a non-profit child care program located in Lewiston. At the Lewiston Campus, Wendy is responsible for management of the campus, Career Development, Student Services, and assists with Admissions. Wendy is thrilled to be a part of a great team of NTI employees in Lewiston. Wendy has a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Education from the University of Southern Maine, and currently is the Vice President for the Board of the Auburn Police Activities League (Auburn PAL).
Nicole Kelley joins Northeast Technical Institute as the Campus Manager bringing more than a decade of recruiting and talent acquisition experience in the healthcare and technology industries. Previously at St. Joseph Healthcare and the Jackson Laboratories, Nicole has been successful in leading effective strategies to improve recruitment and retention, foster relationships with educational partners and employers, and create new recruitment pipelines. At Northeast Technical Institute, she will be responsible for planning, directing, and organizing school operations at the Bangor campus. Nicole is a graduate of the University of Maine Augusta and the Bangor Region Leadership Institute. A believer in lifelong learning, she is continuing her education at the University of Maine, Augusta.
Student & Career Services Advisor (Bangor)
Following a 23-year career in the military, David Kerr comes to Northeast Technical Institute to take the role of Student Services Advisor. David retired from the Army as a Sergeant First Class, the first Army Master Instructor and Master Instructor of the Ordnance Corps after serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany. Most recently, David worked with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients with FEDCAP in Ellsworth. At Northeast Technical Institute, David will be responsible for ensuring student outcomes in Bangor through guidance and assistance throughout their period of enrollment. David holds an Educational Specialist Degree and both Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees. He also earned a Master’s in Education from Liberty University and is currently enrolled as a doctorate student in their Education.