his place in the world. Now, the 34-year-old directs a
Boston technology company and has joined the MCC
Lowell and lives in Billerica. "I had a really good experience at
Middlesex. I want to give back to my community."
Lowell Technical High School. He took a variety of classes his
first year at Middlesex, before selecting a major program of study.
"I finally decided on Engineering Science I always
liked electronics and science."
UMass Lowell, planning to major in electrical engineering. But he
changed his major and earned a bachelor's degree in management
I decided to change my major. I wanted to broaden my range from
engineering and go into the business world."
Operations for TriTech Communications' Boston office. "TriTech is
an audio/video integrator. Basically, we do high-end commercial
audio and video.
technology into schools and commercial buildings. Many of our
clients are technology companies, like Microsoft. The majority of
the time we start with the shell of a building. So, a lot of what I
do is engineering and sales. I really like the business aspect of it."
he's particularly interested in the area of workforce development.
were younger to know they can go back to college and start their
degree at a community college. A lot of people are hesitant to go
to school now, and one thing that scares them is student debt.
Community colleges are very affordable."
good option for students right out of high school. "My education
helped me get to where I am in my career. I tell high-school kids
that taking those classes helped me get ahead. It might take you 15
to 20 years to get ahead without a degree, but you can get there in
five to six years with a college degree.
at home and figure it out. That's my story."
know they can go back to college and start
their degree at a community college."