Jayne Gandy joined Bennett in 2005 as one of the company’s specialists in college and university counseling; she has worked with families relocating to the U.S. with children in grades Pre-K through grade 12 and has completed several non-U.S. schooling projects.
Branching out, Jayne has recently taken the post of Chief Operations Officer parlaying her extensive experience and expertise in overseeing the busy day to day of Bennett Schoolplacement Worldwide.
A graduate of Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ, Jayne earned her M.A. in Education, with a specialization in School Counseling, from The University of Delaware. She was a Division I All-American Field Hockey player and was also a varsity coach of three league championship teams. Her own experiences as an athlete have given her an extensive working knowledge of the role of athletics in college guidance, and this is an additional area of expertise for her.
Prior to joining Bennett, Jayne was a school and college counselor at a highly competitive public high school in Pennsylvania. She also worked as an academic advisor to incoming freshman and sophomores at the University of Delaware, counseling students in appropriate course selection and advising them on future planning.
Jayne lives in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, with her husband and two children, and she continues to be an accomplished athlete, competing in triathlons and coaching youth field hockey.
Jayne has been an associate member of IECA, the Independent Education Consultants Association, on the road to becoming a full professional member and is known for her ability to tackle almost any project. When a situation looks tough, even dire, we say, “Call Jayne.”