Meet the Admissions and Financial Aid Team

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Marvin Loiseau, Associate Dean of Admissions BS, MEd. Marvin began his tenure as Director of Admissions at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in July 2011. Before joining the Admissions team, Marvin worked at Mount Ida College as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admissions. He has over nine years of higher education experience in undergraduate and graduate admissions, financial aid, and residence life at Mount Ida, Babson, and Suffolk respectively. Marvin received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Mount Ida College and a Master’s degree in Education from Suffolk University. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Education from Northeastern University. Contact: E-mail; 617-588-1337



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Zach Santomauro, BA, MST, Associate Director of Admissions. Zach has served in his current position at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology since September 2010. He has worked in admissions at Brandeis University and as a secondary school social studies and English teacher. Zach is currently working toward his doctoral degree in higher education administration at Northeastern University. Zach earned his BA from University of Rochester and his M.S.T. from Pace University. Zach enjoys playing competitive amateur baseball in Boston, as well as playing piano and singing in his alternative band, Waves. Contact: E-mail ; 617-588-1360

Min Chen

Min Chen, BA, MA, Assistant Director of Admissions. Formerly an International Affairs Officer at the Beijing Film Academy, Min joined the BFIT Admissions Team at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in October of 2006. Min was born and raised in China. She received her B.A. at Foreign Affairs College, a unit of the PRC Foreign Ministry, in English and International Studies, specializing in Diplomacy. In December of 2005 she received her double Master's in Communications and Political Science from the University of Oregon. Min is the Admissions Counselor for students from parts of Boston, Brookline, Quincy, and our international students.
Contact: E-mail; 617-588-1350

Vienedre Collins

Vienedre Roberts-Collins, BS, Assistant Director of Admissions. Vienedre joined Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in January of 2011. She comes to BFIT with Higher Education experience from her time spent at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. During her tenure at UMass, Vienedre served as an Administrative Coordinator in the Student Legal Services Department, as an undergraduate admissions counselor, and as an Assistant Director of ALANA affairs, where she worked with the diverse students of color at the University. Vienedre works with students from Central and Western Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and veterans of the armed services that would like to enroll at BFIT. Contact: E-mail; 617-588-1359

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Amanda Marstaller, BA, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Admissions. Amanda has worked as an admissions representative at a small technical school for over three years before joining Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in April of 2011. Amanda is originally from Southern Maine; she moved to Boston to attend Emmanuel College, where in 2004 she graduated with a B.A in English Literature. More recently, she graduated from Northeastern University in 2011, earning a Masters of Education, specializing in Higher Education Administration. Amanda primarily works with students from Southeastern Mass and parts of Boston.
Contact: E-mail; 617-588-1372

Charlie Cremens

Charlie Cremens is Director of BPS Partnerships and Athletics. He holds a NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma and Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He previously worked in constituency relations with the West Suburban YMCA, Massachusetts Senate President’s Office and National Association of Government Employees before joining Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in 2007. Charlie is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
617-588-1299; E-mail
Office: Admissions


Tatjana Haskaj, Director of Financial Aid. Tatjana graduated with her Bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from the American College of Greece. Prior to moving to the United States, Tatjana worked as an accountant in Greece. She is fluent in Greek, Albanian, and English. She is currently enrolled in the Higher Education Administration master's degree program at Northeastern University.
Contact: E-mail; 617-588-1358
Office: Kendall, Admissions 


Shawn Monks is the College's Financial Aid Counselor. Shawn is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science. He is currently enrolled in the Curriculum and Instruction Master's degree program at St. Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont.
Phone: E-mail; 617-588-1373