Our Biggest Asset

Meet Our Dedicated Team

We are proud of our dedicated, professional, and adventurous staff members. Our ability to provide such remarkable results stems from our team of talented, accomplished people. We have a small team of 10- 15 staff members each working closely with our interns and families. Our advising team consists of masters-level professionals with a mix of counseling and higher education backgrounds. We strive to cultivate a fun yet professional work environment that best suits our employees, interns and families so that everyone is getting the best experience during their time at Dynamy!

Monica Potter, LMHC

Senior Director of Educational Services

Scott Berozi

Program Director

Gregory Frew, LMHC

Asst. Program Director

Stephanie Kozlowski

Director of Admissions

Juliana Daggett

Asst. Director of Admissions

Bryanna Noronha


Chizu Shiono

College Counselor

Dorean Asuako

Evening Supervisor

Deidrianna Agbanyo

Residential Coordinator

Additional Information


Welcome back Dynamy Alumni! Visit our alumni page to see what past interns have to say about Dynamy’s domestic gap year program!


Our advisors help students pursue goals, reflect on learning, and to learn to make the best decisions for the life students want for themselves.

Independent living

Interns gain independence and freedom in apartment style living, while advisors and residential coordinators have their own apartments on the property.

Read some of our frequently asked questions

What if I don’t know what internships I want to do?

Don’t worry! We hear this often. Many students coming into Dynamy are unsure of their internship path or even where they want to start. Dynamy has a trusted team of advisors that can help you navigate the process and find an internship that will be a good fit for you. Part of Internship Year is exploration and gaining a better understanding of your interest and passions.


What is the age range for Dynamy?

Dynamy students are 17-22 years old. Many students attend Dynamy right after graduating high school- others come after a few semesters of college. Whatever your recent path may be, you should apply if you feel ready! The most important factor for a successful Internship Year is the motivation to work with supportive advisors, like-minded peers, and real-world internships.


Can you help me figure out next steps after Dynamy?

We understand transitions can be hard, especially trying to make plans for next steps. Dynamy advisers work with students throughout the year to discuss and assist with future planning. Additionally, Dynamy has a part-time college counselor on our team to help students navigate the college process from individual classes to colleges and universities.


Monica started with Dynamy in 2010, and her most recent role is Director of Internship Year. Her commitment to our interns is evidenced in everything she does, from personal advising to coordinating with students and families on individualized support. As the Director of the program, she is also responsible for overseeing all the various elements of the program, and truly gets to know each and every student and family.

As a licensed mental health counselor with a Masters of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, and Certificate for Guidance, from Assumption College. Monica has energy and heart to spare. Monica has worked for Y.O.U., Inc., our parent agency, since 2000: as a clinician at the Joy and Robert Wetzel Center, and the Clinical Director at the McGrath Educational Center.

Monica is a married mother of two who loves being active, whether it’s playing soccer, riding bikes or swimming with her family. Although she self-describes as someone who “hates” running, she organized a running group with past Internship Year students and enjoyed the experience so much she has gone on to run multiple 5K’s and even a triathlon!

Scott began working with Dynamy as the Program Director in March 2022. In this role, Scott provides support and guidance to the advising staff and oversight of the programmatic functions of Dynamy. In his previous position, Scott worked as the Associate Director for Residence Life and Orientation at Brandeis University. He graduated from Hofstra University earning a B.A. in Print Journalism and from Northeastern University earning a M.A. in College Student Development and Counseling.

Scott originally hails from Long Island, NY but has spent the past decade living in and loving the Boston and Worcester areas. He greatly enjoys getting to work with students as they explore their potential and achieve their goals.

Scott has a great love for anything in the field of entertainment and loves to make people laugh any chance he gets!

Gregg began working with Dynamy as an Internship Year Advisor in 2014 and is now the Assistant Program Director. In addition to providing guidance for our interns, Gregg oversees our Residential Life services and staff. He graduated from Assumption College with a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in cognitive-behavioral therapy. During his time in graduate school, he was involved with a research team that studied the links between memory and emotion with emerging adults.

Gregg’s interest in working with teenagers and young adults has led him to roles in high school, college, and mentoring settings. He taught within the classroom and consulted with college human resource departments regarding student access and policies.

Gregg is a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox and enjoys spending time outdoors exploring New England. He is an avid reader with interest in history, science fiction, and fantasy. Additionally, music is a passion for Gregg and he plays guitar, drums and bass.

Stephanie joined the Dynamy team in 2011 and now serves as our Director of Admissions & Marketing, guiding prospective students and families through the admissions process. Whether it be conducting an interview, leading a presentation, or guiding a tour, Stephanie is extremely passionate about helping young adults find their niche. As the mother of a high school student and college graduate, she understands firsthand the importance of helping students pursue their goals, explore their passions, and discover their strengths during this pivotal time in their educational career and young adult lives.

Inclusive of Stephanie’s role as Dynamy’s Director of Admissions & Marketing, she is also Dynamy’s creative brain! Whether it be designing creative copy, creating marketing strategies, or analyzing enrollment trends, Stephanie’s natural passion, creative edge, and professional drive shine through! Stephanie also represents Dynamy at college fairs, gap fairs, and speaking panels in cities across North America. Traveling to meet with students, their families, educators, and consultants is just another aspect of her career that she loves! She received her Degree in Liberal Arts from Quinsigamond Community College. Earlier in her professional career, Stephanie was the Chief of Staff to a State Representative and worked at the Mary Elizabeth McGrath Educational Center.

Her creativity, passionate nature, and attention to detail help both at work and at home; she loves refinishing old furniture, traveling with her family, and can never pass up a true crime documentary! Both she and her husband are committed rescue dog enthusiasts, loyal sports parents, avid New England sports fans, and active members of their local community. Having lived in the Worcester area her entire life, Stephanie thoroughly enjoys showing prospective students and families all that Worcester has to offer students.

Juliana joined the Dynamy team in March 2022. She joins Dynamy after graduating from the University of Rhode Island with a double major in Writing/Rhetoric and Computer Science. Her previous experiences include important roles at Towerwall, a cyber security company, and Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company.

Like many of her decisions, Juliana’s passion for helping others is what gravitated her to the Dynamy team. After feeling inspired by the work and mission of Dynamy, she felt compelled to apply and work with an organization whose values and goals closely align with her own.

In her free time Juliana enjoys painting, hiking, and writing new pieces for her personal blog. On the weekends she is often visiting her hometown in southern Rhode Island to go to the beach with her sister, or spending time with her two bunnies, Maxine and Ruby.

Dynamy Advisor, Bry, was born and raised in Massachusetts and joined Dynamy shortly after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where she obtained her Bachelor of Science. Before coming to Dynamy Bry served as an Advisor for college age students living independently for the first time.

Bry was drawn to Dynamy’s mission to challenge, support, and empower young people to discover their purpose in life. In her role as an Advisor, she works directly with interns to help them find success within the program and excel here at Dynamy.

Outside of work, Bry loves to explore Worcester and find great restaurants around the city, she is also an avid reader, and loves to volunteer. If you can’t find her at Dynamy you may see her out volunteering in the community!

Sarah joined Dynamy’s advising team to pursue her passion in advocating for, encouraging, and guiding young adults through some of the most growth filled and formative years of their lives. As an advisor Sarah feels strongly about helping students discover and strive for their own individual passions through self-reflection, developmental advising strategies, and experimental learning techniques. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from Rhode Island College, and later received a Master of Science in Adult Learning and Leadership from Kansas State University.

In Sarah’s former role as a Career Coach, she worked directly with young adults on overcoming personal and societal barriers, allowing them to learn the skills needed, and gain the education required, to be successful in a career of their choosing. She looks forward to bringing her extensive knowledge on career advising to the Dynamy staff and students. Throughout her career Sarah has developed a love and passion for working with young adults, making it possible for her to match their enthusiasm and fresh perspective on work culture.

As a mother of two herself, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and empathizes with the layered emotions Dynamy parents and students are experiencing throughout what is many of our students’, first time moving away from home. In her free time Sarah also enjoys playing piano, tap dancing, and landscaping with her friends and family!

Chizu joined Dynamy in 2011 and provides college counseling and post-Dynamy guidance to students in the Internship Year. A former college counselor at Phillips Exeter Academy, Chizu has been an educational consultant since 2003. In addition, she has 20-plus years of experience working in the admissions offices at seven colleges and universities.

Chizu earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She attends numerous professional conferences and has been a faculty member, workshop director, and committee/commission member for the National Association for College Admission Counseling. An active member of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling, Chizu has served on the organization’s Executive and Governing Boards. With a passion for international education, she also belongs to the Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling.

Together with her husband, she enjoys travel and has been to more than a dozen countries on four continents (Australia and New Zealand are on her wish list.) To date, she has visited over one hundred colleges and programs across the country and abroad.

Dorean joined Dynamy Internship Year as the Evening Supervisor in 2022 after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, receiving her B.A. in Psychology. At Holy Cross, Dorean worked as a Residential Assistant and Peer Mentor, and served in various leadership roles such as spiritual retreat leader and orientation leader. She is passionate about connecting students to resources and supporting them in building their own “tool-kit” of skills that they can use to advocate for themselves and those in their community.

As a first-generation college student, child of immigrants, and a Black woman, Dorean has experienced having to learn self-advocacy and navigating seemingly uncomfortable situations that call for being more independent. With these experiences, she can empathize with the young adults Dynamy serves and encourage them to better themselves for the now and their future self.

Dorean is the co-founder and co-creator of the Black Owned Worcester community directory (linktr.ee/BlackWorcester). She has also served on community boards that focus on through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation. She also served two years as a member of the only non-school youth grant making committee in Worcester county, Youth For Community Improvement (YCI) when she was in high school. Dorean enjoys listening to various genres of music, learning languages, and exploring new places (especially if they are food-related). Though she hasn’t done much, she also enjoys traveling and hopes to visit South Korea one day!