Berkeley College Appoints Maureen DiFonzo as Campus Operating Officer, Dover Location


, 2014

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122




Berkeley College is proud to announce the appointment of Maureen DiFonzo as Campus Operating Officer (COO), Dover location. In this role, Ms. DiFonzo will oversee day-to-day operations of the Morris County facility that is located in the heart of the business district. She also will monitor polices related to personnel, including training and professional development programs to ensure outstanding career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand professions. 

“Ms. DiFonzo brings many years of leadership experience in managing campus operations and a strong background in business management to her new position. In addition, she is an outstanding team motivator who is fully committed to maintaining an environment that empowers students to succeed,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College.

Previously, Ms. DiFonzo served first as Admissions Director and then as Campus Director for Dover Business College, now Berkeley College, in Dover. Her corporate positions include a Loan Administrator at Novartis Federal Credit Union in East Hanover, NJ; a New Business Developer for Pinnacle Federal Credit Union in Fairfield, NJ; and five years as Chief Operating Officer for Steinbach/Ohrbach stores in New York City and Paramus, NJ.    

Ms. DiFonzo is a graduate of the Fashion Merchandising program at Berkeley College. In addition, she is a graduate of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Morris program and a member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Wellness Committee.

Berkeley College in Dover was recently renovated and expanded to include the School of Health Studies, the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The location includes fully equipped nursing and patient care laboratories, simulated operating rooms, and modern medical laboratories. The building also contains classrooms, computer labs, a library, and a student lounge.

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students — including more than 900 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover.  In New York there are three locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is

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