Michael F Ahern

Director, Power Systems

Corporate & Professional Education

Office: Gateway Park 210

Phone: 508-831-6563

Ryan Brennan

Ryan Brennan

Sr Mgr Corp Progs, Life Sci

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4833

“It is a privilege to partner with organizations, collaboratively assess the needs of their employees, and ultimately provide them with an educational solution that moves their business forward.”

Specializes in the Life Sciences industry, and works with organizations to create custom programs at the Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center. With strong knowledge of pharmaceutical biotech and life sciences, Ryan understands first-hand the challenges and opportunities facing these industries. As a result, he is able to aid customers with finding the right solutions to ensure current and future success for their companies, by strategically analyzing companies and proposing potential solutions to meet their needs.

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Stacy Chiaramonte

Director of Operations

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4671

Stacy Chiaramonte is the Director of Operations and Online Learning for WPI’s Corporate and Professional Education (CPE) division.  Stacy is directly responsible for online strategy, program development, logistics and operations for WPI’s 14 online programs, as well as the logistics and operations for numerous corporate graduate programs.  During Stacy’s tenure, WPI Online has doubled the number of programs and enrolled students while increasing student support and quality.  Stacy holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a MBA from Babson College.

Donald S. Gelosh

Director Systems Engineering

Corporate & Professional Education

Susan Hicks

Susan Hicks

Sr. Account Executive

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-508-523-2187

"Being able to represent Worcester Polytechnic Institute is incredibly humbling. I have so much respect for the entire WPI family and what we do on a daily basis to improve the world in which we live.”

Sue has been specializing in non-credit and for-credit programs for over 14 years, making her way up from an Administrative Assistant position through Assistant Program Manager, and Senior Program Manager to her present position as Senior Account Executive. In her current role, she assists in developing and delivering graduate programs and professional development workshops to meet the needs of corporate customers, as well as individual students. Sue is an experienced, detail-oriented professional and a skilled administrator and manager.

Peter Huie

Peter Huie

Sr Account Executive

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4917

“WPI is a university with prestigious history and world-changing achievements. Being able to help students who will become part of this history makes me very proud of my role as an influencer.”

Within this capacity, Pete collaborates with development and operations to deliver graduate programs and professional development workshops to meet the needs of both individual students and corporate clients. With over 19 years of experience in high profile and strong relationship management, Pete demonstrates the ability to develop and effectively manage WPI’s educational services. Customer satisfaction is his first priority and the foundation of his management style. He is passionate about helping corporations and students achieve high levels of innovation and productivity through educational Programs.

Amanda Keighley

Amanda Keighley

Senior Manager Online Programs

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4179

“Earning an advanced degree provides individuals with the confidence and knowledge to work smarter and faster. The new doors that are opened can make the difference between working to make a living and being richly immersed in the career of their dreams.”

As a manager of online programs, Amanda works with numerous departments across campus, WPI leadership and operations teams, to ensure the highest quality of online learning and customer service for online graduate programs. With her past experience, Amanda honed her skills in client engagement, needs analysis, and solutions development for clients with revenues in excess of $1 billion. She is also well-versed in market research and analysis, strategic planning, product launches, budgeting, and financial planning. Amanda holds a Master's of Public Administration from American International College and a BS in Management from Bridgewater State University.

Contact me if you're interested in: 

  • Data Science
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Robotics Engineering 
  • Systems Engineering 
  • Systems Thinking
Rachel Leblanc

Rachel LeBlanc

Executive Director, CPE

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-6222

In her 10 years at WPI, Rachel has assumed a variety of leadership roles in WPI’s Sales, Business, and Educational Program Development. She earned her MBA from WPI in 2013, while working full-time. As a Corporate and Professional Education leader, Rachel is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of each line of business within the department. This includes the assessment of opportunities, evaluation of ROI, resource allocation, and collaboration with other department leaders to form a cohesive engagement strategy between WPI and outside constituents.

Monika Maslen

Monika Maslen

Sr Manager, Online Programs

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4104

“Working in higher education is rewarding that in a small way I can help a potential student in planning their future, and their personal growth.”

As a Senior Manager of Online Programs, Monika works with numerous departments across campus, WPI leadership and the operations team, to ensure the highest quality of online learning and customer service for online graduate programs. Monika is an enthusiastic individual who always remains positive. She is a highly skilled and creative professional who continues to inspire her colleagues and customers alike.

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  • Biotechnology 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering 
  • Nuclear & Science Engineering 
  • Power Systems Engineering 
  • Power Systems Engineering: Protection & Control 
  • Power Systems Management 
  • System Dynamics
David Miller III

David Miller

Sr. Mgr, Corp Learning & Dev

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4834

“After a successful career in the business world, working in higher education provides an entirely different perspective as we prepare individuals for greater success in their companies.”

Dave joined WPI in his current capacity in 2013, where he is primarily working with defense, high-tech, and manufacturing companies to help them find appropriate educational solutions through custom-tailored graduate programs & workshops. David has an extremely versatile background and expertise. His cross-functional background allows him to offer visionary solutions to the complex problems our corporate customers face. David Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Villanova University. He later earned an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Boston College, and is a Certified Public Accountant for Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

Lew Rose

Lewis Rose

Director, Customer Outreach

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-4105

Lew works closely with our account executive teams that partner with companies to deliver educational services in order to meet their organizational needs. Lew is a highly-skilled professional with a focus on providing customized solutions to customer problems. He has been recognized and rewarded numerous times for annual achievements in sales, marketing, advertising, and team management.

Dan Weagle

Daniel Weagle

Account Executive Corporate

Corporate & Professional Education

Phone: 508-831-5850

“I am proud to work at a university as well-established and progressive as WPI because of the culture of community that permeates the WPI experience.  WPI students and faculty are passionate about what they do.”

Dan assists in developing and delivering graduate programs and professional development workshops to meet the needs of corporate customers, as well as individual students. Prior to joining WPI, Dan worked at the College of the Holy Cross where he held multiple positions within the Office of Admissions. Dan is a self- starter whose strong communication and relationship- building skills allow him to develop and effectively manage WPI’s integrated educational solutions. Dan is a highly skilled and creative professional who continues to look for unique ways to adapt to customers’ needs. His background in higher education allows him to offer visionary solutions to the complex problems our corporate customers face.