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We are proud to introduce you to our representatives in the 2019-2020 Leadership Greater Waterbury Program.  Post University is a proud sponsor of this nine-month program run by the Greater Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce.  The program strives to develop business and community leaders while nurturing their interest to give back to the community.

Mary Yatcko is a team lead admissions counselor for our undergraduate online student. She has been with the University for the past two years.  Previously, Mary worked in retail in various store management roles. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education in 2005 from Concordia College in New York.  She is pursuing her MBA in Leadership at Post.

Mary is an avid traveler.  She has visited 30 states and three foreign countries.  Mount Desert Island in Maine is her favorite place to travel.  She’s been married for 14-years and is the mother of a 9-year old.  When not traveling, she likes to cross-stitch and bake.

Post-Alumna Megan Pienczykowski is the project coordinator for Corporate Partnerships and High School Academy. Before joining the University in 2015, Megan enjoyed various roles in retail and call center management. She received in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Management from Post.

For the last 8 years, Megan has served as a Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) board member, including President and Treasurer in the Watertown schools.  A mother of two active teenage girls, Megan is always on the go.  If she had more spare time, she would enjoy scrapbooking.

Meghan Schaefer is an admissions counselor for students interested in our online programs.  Prior to joining the University in 2016, Meghan was a preschool teacher for seven years in Bristol, CT. She also worked as an assistant teacher for a bilingual Head Start classroom and as a bookseller for Barnes and Noble where she specialized in literature for children and young adults.   She received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in elementary education from Regis College in Massachusetts and obtained teacher licensure in Massachusetts and New York.

In her spare time, Meghan enjoys being involved in her church, traveling with her husband and family, meditation, and cooking. She backpacked through Europe for 30-days.

Brandon Monti is the coordinator for the University’s Entrepreneurship Center. In this role, he works closely with the Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business. Before this role, he was an admissions representative for students interested in programs on campus.

He is the co-founder of Freshconn, a virtual farmers market, which delivers farm-fresh, locally grown food to people. This program inactive in Rhode Island.

A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Brandon is currently pursuing his MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship at Post University.  He’s been recognized by his alma mater as Outstanding Alumni of the Year in 2014.  In 2013, he won the Johnson & Wales Sharkfest competition, which tests the mettle of student entrepreneurs. The Sharkfest event is a potential jumping-off point for students who want to pursue an idea from production to marketing.  He keynoted at a TEDx Talk at the MET School in Providence, RI. The Met is a network of six small, public high schools located in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island.