Meet Our Staff
Michael Colaneri | Director of Communications & Marketing
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2004
Hometown: Providence, RI
Degrees: B.A. in Communications (Rhode Island College); M.A. in Theology (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Hobbies: Playing with my kids, reading and yard work
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Not Your Average Joes
Michael has more than 15 years of experience in communications and marketing for a number of sectors, including government, military and nonprofit. His responsibilities have ranged from writing and editing to website management and media relations. Prior to coming to Gordon-Conwell, he completed a short-term assignment in Germany as communications coordinator for Euro-Team, creating promotional materials for that organization.
Michael oversees all operations of the communications and marketing office, specifically the creation and implementation of marketing strategies for the institution as well as individual departments and programs.
Anne Doll | Senior Communications Advisor
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2000
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Degree: B.A. in English (Ohio University)
Hobbies: Playing the piano and singing, reading
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Captain Dusty's Ice Cream Shop
For nearly 10 years, Anne was the director of communications at Gordon-Conwell. Before making the trek from Ohio to Massachusetts, she worked in senior leadership positions in the health care field. Anne also co-founded a public relations firm that worked with major companies and hospitals across the country.
As senior communications advisor, Anne manages the production of Contact and the Annual Report.
Jennifer Drummond | Communications Specialist/Project Manager
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2002
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Degree: B.A. Integrative Studies, with concentration in Philosophy (George Mason University, Fairfax VA)
Hobbies: Reading, blogging and hanging out with husband & kids
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Forest River Park, Salem
Jennifer worked at Gordon-Conwell from 2002-2006, in both the Development Office and the Doctor of Ministry Office. Since then she has lived briefly in New York City, homeschooled her two young children in a cabin in the New Hampshire woods, planted a church in her apartment in Salem and most recently served as Marketing & Development Coordinator at Plumfield Academy in Danvers. She brings a passion for organization and experience in implementing ideas for improving work flow and efficiency.
Jennifer manages the work flow of all Communications and Marketing Projects, writes and edits many of the seminary publications, and functions as a liaison between the Communications Office and other departments within the Seminary.
Nicole Rim | Manager of Creative Services
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2003
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Degree: B.F.A in Graphic Design with art history concentration (Rhode Island School of Design)
Hobbies: Landscape photography, eating Cambodian food and posting on Pinterest
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Ocean Lawn at the Coolidge Point Reservation
Nicole has over 10 years of graphic design experience, including identity branding, website design and print collateral for nonprofits, small businesses and advertising agencies. Before coming to Gordon-Conwell as a designer and part-time student, she worked with an advertising team on projects for The History Channel, A&E and NBC Sports.
Caitlin Smith | Digital Communication Manager
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2013
Hometown: Wellesley, MA
Degrees: B.A. in Psychology (Eastern Nazarene College); M.A. in Church History (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Hobbies: Top-rope climbing, makeup artistry, and competitive video gaming
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Bearskin Neck, Rockport
Caitlin is a former Gordon-Conwell student who comes to the Marketing and Communications team with a background in IT and psychology. In the past Caitlin has used her technological skill set in the Stewardship and IT departments, and as a result has a deep appreciation for Christian higher education. She currently produces and updates the seminary webpages, is the primary resource for seminary Content Management Systems, and monitors and updates seminary social media presence.
Sarah Leong | Student Worker
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2014
Hometown: Hampden, Maine
Degree: B.S. in Mass Communications: Public Relations & Advertising | Minor: Business Administration (Towson, Md.); Current Master of Divinity student (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Hobbies: Gymnastics, reading, writing, anything adventurous
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Good Harbor Beach
Sarah joins the Gordon-Conwell marketing team with a background in community and public relations. Her experience includes working within the front offices of professional sport teams and as well as church administration. She competed gymnastics for 18 years, and as a former NCAA Division I athlete, she hopes to be able to do back handsprings for years to come.