Served 209 local businesses and more than 6,200 students since 2015.

Team is everything.

The MCC Corporate College team includes visionaries, program professionals, technical experts, customer service specialists, and marketing and public relations experts. All share an unending passion for education, and service to the community and our clients.

The Leaders

Strong organizations have leaders at every level. Read on and learn more about the dedicated leaders at the MCC Corporate College.

DR. TODD M. OLDHAM, M.B.A.

Vice President

Economic Development, Workforce and Career Technical Education

Economic and Workforce Development Center

toldham@monroecc.edu

585-685-6192

Brief Bio

KATHY ALONGI

Program Coordinator

Economic and Workforce Development Center

kalongi@monroecc.edu

585-685-6215

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CHRISTINA BAKEWICZ, M.B.A

Program Director, Workforce and Community Engagement

Economic and Workforce Development Center

cbakewicz@monroecc.edu

585-685-6219

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RICK BOYER, M.B.A

Program Director, Software and Information Technology

Economic and Workforce Development Center

rboyer@monroecc.edu

585-685-6322

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KELLY BROWN LONIS, M.A.

Director, Corporate Relations

Economic and Workforce Development Center

kbrownlonis@monroecc.edu

585-685-6182

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JIM GERTNER

Project Director, Operations

Economic and Workforce Development Center

jgertner1@monroecc.edu

585-685-6232

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TODD GULLO

Manager, Systems Administration and Technologies

Economic and Workforce Development Center

tgullo@monroecc.edu

585-685-6352

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DEBORAH ISBELL-JONES

Technical Assistant

Economic and Workforce Development Center

disbell@monroecc.edu

585-685-6211

Brief Bio

MARCIA LYNCH, Ed.D

Program Director, Health Care Programs

Economic and Workforce Development Center

mlynch20@monroecc.edu

585-685-6287

Brief Bio

CARLY ROONEY

Coordinator, Marketing Operations

Economic and Workforce Development Center

crooney2@monroecc.edu

585-685-6160

Brief Bio

Chris Tickyj

Secretary

Economic and Workforce Development Center

ctickyj@monroecc.edu

585-685-6227

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John Troy

Program Director, Skilled Trades and Industrial Technology

Economic and Workforce Development Center

jtroy@monroecc.edu

585-685-6172

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LYNDA WHEAT

Senior Technical Assistant

Economic and Workforce Development Center

lwheat1@monroecc.edu

585-685-6116

Brief Bio

HENCY YUEN-ENG

College Relations Specialist

MCC Government and Community Relations

hyuen-eng@monroecc.edu

585-292-3063

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Todd brings more than 17 years of experience in the leading and managing of workforce development programs and business development initiatives in higher education and in the private sector. He has a record of building partnerships with employers and creating career pathways for students. While at Clark College, as associate vice president and executive director of Corporate and Continuing Education, he co-authored or managed more than $3.5 million in federal, state and regional grants related to workforce training projects. His work experience includes serving as interim executive dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education and as associate vice president and executive director of Corporate Education at Clark College. Todd’s education includes an M.B.A. from George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics at Chapman University, a Certificate in Project Management from the Boston University Corporate Education Center, a B.A. in socio-cultural anthropology and history from the University of California, and an A.A. in history from Orange Coast College.Todd provides vision and direction in the areas of economic and workforce development, career and technical education, college partnerships, grants and external funding sources. His oversight includes serving as the college’s chief outreach officer to the business, industry and economic development sectors and proactively responding to local economic development and training needs for both credit and noncredit programs. Todd has been with MCC since 2011.

Throughout Kathy’s career, she’s never met a problem she can’t solve! Her diverse professional experience includes corporate, non-profit and academic environments – the common threads being expert problem solving; attention to detail; and project and program coordination.At MCC Corporate College, Kathy is a highly valued member of the operations team, with a laser-focus on customer service. Some of her responsibilities include: managing partner relationships and training programs for community-based organizations; and managing open enrollment programs, including the largest currently offered at MCC Corporate College, Learn2Ride Beginner Motorcycle Rider Course. Kathy has been with MCC since 2004.

Christina brings over 15 years of experience in workforce and business development. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Nazareth College of Rochester and her MBA from University of Phoenix. Christina has worked with a variety of individuals and businesses, helping to connect business with the talent and training funds they need. Christina’s work experience includes non-profits, the local Workforce Investment Board, and an economic development organization. In her current role, Christina helps individuals reach their full potential through educational programs by providing them the support they need to succeed. She has been with MCC since 2016.

Rick is an experienced IT and Sales Operation manager, having led multi-functional teams at CooperVision and Bausch & Lomb for over 15 years. With a heavy emphasis on analytic, reporting, ERP and CRM system deployments to sales and marketing teams globally, he was closely involved in functional requirements gathering, the technical and project management aspects of the deployments as well as developing and delivering training to end users. As Program Director for Software and IT, he draws on his for-profit experience when working with companies in the region to understand their technology needs and any related skill gaps. His education includes a BS in Finance & International Business from RIT and an MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester. Rick joined MCC in 2020.

Kelly is an experienced manager and sales professional having led and coached sales teams in both the hospitality and airline industry. Her education includes a B.A. in Food Service and Housing Administration from Penn State University and a M.A. degree in Human Resource Development from The George Washington University. Kelly’s role as Manager, Corporate Relations, draws upon her passion for sales and her deep commitment to education and workforce development. She promotes and sells MCC’s Open Enrollment Non Credit Courses as well as our customized Contract Training to local companies. Kelly joined MCC in November 2015.

Jim is an experienced learning and development professional, leading multi-functional teams as senior training manager for Paychex Training and Development Center prior to joining MCC. He has expertise in project management, instructional design and training development, delivery, measurement, and maintenance of instructional content. Jim also has 20-plus years of work in communication and journalism. His education includes a B.A. in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University.Jim’s skills mesh perfectly with his work at Corporate College. He leads the Corporate College Operations team, develops custom learning and development programs for corporate clients, maintains training consultant/instructor relationships, and advances and directs our ongoing program schedule of individual professional development training courses and workshops. Jim has been with MCC since 2012.

Prior to joining MCC in July 2020, Todd’s professional relationship with MCC started in December 2012. During this time, Todd’s focus was on the design, development, and administration of Salesforce.com configurations to support Economic and Workforce Development initiatives for commercial, governmental, and higher educational entities. Todd earned a B.A. in Anthropology from St John Fisher College, which he credits as using daily in his business analyst functionality. As Manager, Systems Administration and Technologies, Todd provides leadership in the application of various technologies and cloud-based systems to support and improve work efficiency and effectiveness. He earned his Salesforce.com Certified Administrator certificate in February 2013.

Deborah has more than 20 years of customer service experience. She truly enjoys assisting students and clients each day. Deborah’s education includes Associate’s Degree in specialized business/automated financial management from Buff’s Business Institute. Deborah’s current responsibilities include: non-credit course coding, data entry and reconciliation, payment processing, record keeping and problem solving. Her familiarity with MCC systems and procedures make her a true asset to the team. Deborah has been with MCC since 1990.

Marcy has been a leader in adult learning and workforce development for the past 20+ years. Starting as an educator and director for teachers and youth service workers and moving to the community college level in 2008, she has experience developing and implementing a wide range of curriculums from professional skills to organizational management. As the Director of Professional Development, Workforce Development and Continuing Education, she grew program offerings by 60%, students served by 66%, and the annual budget by 159%, while maintaining a 98% completion rate. In 2018, she moved to MCC to create and build the healthcare portfolio. As the Program Director of Health Care Programs, she launched the Certified Nurse Assistant Training and Development, Home Health Aide, and the pathway program, Advanced Certified Nurse Assistant programs, serving over 450 students in the first year and a half. She is currently working on next level offerings, such as a Licensed Practical Nurse program for the college. Marcy earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from SUNY Geneseo and went on to earn her Master’s and Doctorate in Higher Education from Capella University. She is also a nationally certified trainer in crisis intervention and behavior support through The LSCI Institute and Reclaiming Youth International. Marcy is dedicated to partnering with organizations to create responsive and innovative programs that strengthen our region’s economic vitality. She believes that providing students with an opportunity for meaningful and financially sustainable careers and filling industry with a well-trained work force is a win-win for all.

Carly is a strategic marketer who excels in social marketing, brand development and management, marketing management, advertising and public relations. Prior to her roll at MCC, Carly worked at a full-service advertising agency developing and executing integrated marketing plans for her clients. Her education includes a B.A. in Communication and Rhetoric from Nazareth College. Carly's work for MCC Corporate College includes web based marketing, email outreach, social media marketing, and collateral production. Carly has been with MCC since 2015.

Chris is a dependable member of the EWDC team. Always willing to find solutions for students or help problem solve with teammates, Chris helps to keep department operations running smoothly. Her education includes an A.S. in Business Administration. Chris has been with MCC since 2020.

As Program Director, Skilled Trades & Industrial Technology, John manages all non-credit plumbing and electrical apprenticeship courses and customized contract training for clients who operate registered NYS apprenticeships. After several years in advanced manufacturing serving in supervisory and management roles, John launched the Intermediary Apprenticeship Program with the Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association in response to address the growing skills-gap that exists. He is a graduate of SUNY Empire State College with a Bachelors in Business Management. John also served in the New York Army National Guard for six years as a Healthcare Specialist. John joined MCC in 2018.

Lynda is a dependable, tech savvy professional who is always willing to roll up her sleeves and get things done. Prior to her role at Corporate College, she worked in the MCC Records and Registration Office where she managed the flow of MCC student paperwork – everything from filing and quality assurance to linking and auditing student files. Lynda’s education includes an A.S. in liberal arts and sciences/general studies from Monroe Community College, a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Brockport in 2017, and expects to complete her M.A. in English Creative Writing in May 2021 at the State University of New York at Brockport. Some of Lynda’s current responsibilities include: non-credit course coding, data entry and reconciliation; payment processing; record keeping; and problem solving. She plays a key role on the Corporate College operations team. Her familiarity with MCC systems and procedures are a true asset. Lynda has been with MCC since 2009.

College Relations Specialist Hency Yuen-Eng provides communications support for Monroe Community College. Prior to joining MCC in 2008, she worked in the newsroom at newspapers in Albany and Elmira, NY, where she held various positions—including assistant features editor and reporter—throughout her career. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Hawaii on Oahu, where she grew up.