The Pulsifer Career Development Center's summer hours of operation are 8:00am - 5:30pm on Monday - Thursday.  The staff is remote on Mondays and in office on Tuesday - Thursday.  Bentley University strives to make web content accessible to all users. If you are having difficulty accessing information and need this content in an alternate format, please contact The Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center at 781-891-2165 or

Meet Our Staff

MaryEllen Ryan

Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center

MaryEllen Ryan is a Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Career Development in the Pulsifer Career Development Center and the dedicated Career Coach for Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (Finance-Focus) Majors.

Ryan has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining the Undergraduate Career Development team, she was a Private Client Relationship Advisor with Brown Advisory, an independent investment management firm.  She has extensive experience working with multi-generational families to address a wide variety of wealth management needs.

Ryan has a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and MBA from Boston College. She enjoys combining her financial services experience with her commitment to education to help students evaluate their skills sets and interests and find a rewarding career path.

Career Coach for the following majors:

  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting (Finance-Focus)

Fun fact: MaryEllen loves to travel and has visited 24 states and 15 countries and look forward to adding to the list.

Favorite part about the office: When students come in to share great news about internship/full-time offers!

Junior & Senior Appointments:

Please schedule an appointment via Handshake (Career Center > Appointments > Schedule a New Appointment > follow remaining prompts).