Our Robert B. Willumstad School of Business advisory board members are respected business partners and alumni.

Dean’s Advisory Board

A distinguished group of alumni, industry leaders and Adelphi supporters serve as the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business. Board members bring expertise and experience, providing strategic vision and invaluable practical advice. These talented leaders hail from fields and industries across the New York City metropolitan area and around the world.

Pawneet Abramowski, MBA ’08
Principal
PARC Solutions, LLC

Tanweer S. Ansari Esq. CAMS, CRCM, MBA ‘10
Senior VP/Chief Compliance Officer
The First National Bank of Long Island

Andy Bailen, ’78
Managing Partner
3Pe Consulting LLC

Maria Fernanda Baquerizo, MBA, ’09
Director of Education
Qualitas of Life Foundation

Steven Cheng
Corporate Associate
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Stephen C. Costello, MBA ’05
Compliance & Risk Officer
Citi

Mark Davis ’85
Managing Partner
Deloitte Private Enterprises

Stephen Davy MBA ’88
Principal – SP Davy LCC 

Scott Karl Dimig ’06
Senior Vice President – Pop Promotion
Epic Records/Sony Music

Frank Gallucci
Managing Director
Whitestone Associates

Sarah Gitter, BBA ’06
Senior Internal Auditor
Sensiba San Filippo, LLP

Tommy Leung, BBA ’07
Managing Director
KPMG LLP

Matthew Messina BBA ’05, MBA ’10
Assurance Director
PWC

John Rieger
Partner
Deloitte Tax LLP

Richard Salute, BBA ’71, CPA
Chair
Office Managing Partner (Long Island) (Retired)
Cohn & Reznick

Ari Shaiken
Principal
Blackstone

Thomas W. Shinick, ’82, MBA ’92
Corporate Development Partners

Matthew Tesoriero BBA ’07
Co-Founder and CEO
Guac Shop

Deborah Viola, BBA ’84, PhD
Vice President, Clinical Research Center
Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Robert B. Willumstad ’05 (Hon.)
Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Adelphi University

Deborah Zawisza, BBA ’80
Senior Principal
Novarica

Accounting Advisory Board

Willumstad accounting programs are informed and supported by a distinguished team of business leaders and accounting professionals. The Accounting Advisory Board brings us real-world experience and perspectives, and members shed light on what today’s employers are looking for. Their invaluable advice helps drive our program objectives and curricula.

Philip Bank, CPA
Senior Marketing Manager
KForce

Janet Bernier, JD
State and Local Tax Partner
BDO

Gary Carpenter, CPA, BBA ’77
President
Gary Carpenter & Associates – Home Health Care Specialists

Christina Catalina, CPA, BBA ’91
Partner
Marcum LLP

Steven Ciavarella, CPA, BBA ’80
Partner-In-Charge (Retired)
Marks Paneth LLP

Kevin Held, CPA, BBA ’87, MBA ’04
Chief Financial Officer (Former)
Vehlo Purchaser, LLC

Ellen Labita, CPA
Partner & Professional Practice Leader
Baker Tilly US, LLP

Tommy Leung, BBA ’07
Managing Director, Audit
KPMG

Shirish Mohile, CPA, MBA ’95
Partner
AVMD

Anthony Moneta
Private, Director
PwC

Jeffrey L. Rosenthal, CPA, BBA ’83
Partner
Anchin, Block & Anchin

Cosmo Saginario
Former Partner
Grant Thornton

Arianna Savoca, ’13, MBA ’14 CPA
HR Manager
Grassi

Ernest Patrick Smith, CPA
Senior Partner
NawrockiSmith

Wayne Trumbull, JD, Esq. BBA ’89
Managing Director 
Andersen Tax Services

Elizabeth and Allen Don Center for Innovative Technology and Decision Sciences Advisory Board

The Elizabeth and Allen Don Center provides funding and encouragement for knowledge and scholarship in technology, innovation and decision sciences.

Terri Alessi-Miceli, BBA ’83
President and CEO
HIA-LI

Edward Alleva, BBA ’11
District Facilities Manager
Macy’s

Alexis Bernard
Chief Technology Officer
Hubbell Incorporated

John Borst, BBA ’83
Director, IT Enterprise Operations
Cenveo

Michael Chun, BBA ’92
Supply Chain Engineer

Stephen Davy, MBA ’88
Consultant
Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Michael Hurley, BBA ’06, MBA ’09
Strategic Account Manager
Heap

Jessica Kowalski
Global Data, AI, ML Lead – Accenture AWS Business Group
Amazon Web Services

Donna Landeck, ’98
Human Resources Manager
EMO Trans Inc.

Maria Moloney, BBA ’97, MBA ’99
Executive Director of Product Data Management
Estee Lauder

Barbara Porter
COO and CTO
Fragrance.com

Sudhir Sachdev
President, NYC Long Island Chapter
Association for Supply Chain Management

Russell Safirstein, BBA ’89
Partner-in-Charge
Anchin Digital Risk Solutions

Jonmichael Schiavone
Chain Reporting Analyst
BODYARMOR Sports Nutrition

Michael Seltenreich, BBA ’78
Senior Consultant, Enterprise Technology
Wells Fargo

Student Advisory Board

Willumstad undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in this board that advises the dean on issues of importance to students and provides feedback on issues related to the operations and advancement of Willumstad School. Two-morning meetings are held each semester.

Membership changes each year. Please contact our director of undergraduate programs to join.

Erin Raia
Director Undergraduate Programs
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