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Laura Bertonazzi, EdD

Senior Associate

Education, Higher Education, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Senior Search Associate

Laura Bertonazzi joined Koya Partners | Diversified Search Group in August 2022, following a 15-year career in Student Affairs and Enrollment at Regis College in Weston, MA. During her tenure at Regis, Laura held progressive leadership roles in the areas of Campus Activities, Residence Life, Student Conduct, Veterans Affairs, and Accessibility Services. During her most recent appointment, Laura served as the Dean of Undergraduate Enrollment and Retention, whereas she led a comprehensive enrollment and retention strategy for the university. Prior to her work in higher education, she was an educational advocate and teacher. 

In addition to her work in Student Affairs and Enrollment, Laura has a depth of experience in first-generation programming, enrollment and financial aid, academic program development, compliance, adult learner populations, strategic planning, and crisis management. As an adjunct faculty member at the University of New England, Laura instructs coursework on change management, policy analysis, research methods, and dissertation development.

Outside of higher education, Laura volunteers within her local community and serves on a patient and family advisory council for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Education

EdD, Educational Leadership and Administration
University of New England

MS, Justice Studies
Suffolk University

BA, English and Spanish, summa cum laude
Regis College