Tom Niemi, assistant professor of Business, has been teaching at MassBay Community College since 2013. He has worked with Jewish Family Services (JFS) of MetroWest on embedded mentoring in his management and marketing courses at MassBay. Tom is also a mentor in MassBay's Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP). In addition, he serves as a SOAR adviser during summer new student orientations. Professor Niemi earned his Ph.D. in Business Management from Capella University, his M.S. degree in Management from Eastern Nazarene College, and his B.S. degree in Mathematics from Bridgewater State University. His academic interests include mentoring in the community college setting and researching the role of emotional intelligence in college courses.