Advisory Board

The SUNY Old Westbury School of Business Advisory Board serves in an advisory role to the Dean of the School of Business and as advocates of the School. The objectives of the Business Advisory Board include:

  • Providing an interface between the School and business community.
  • Identifying and analyzing opportunities and enhancements that serve the comprehensive long-range goals of the School.
  • Assisting in identifying speakers for educational programs of the School of Business.
  • Promoting positive public relations for the School.

Advisory Board Members

  • Chair: Mr. Patrick C. Stines, CPA (Accounting '98), Partner, Novak/Francella.
  • Mr. Barry Allen '99, Long Island Railroad.
  • Mr. David Antar, Owner, A+ Technology.
  • Mr. Edward J. Blaskey, Executive Vice President & Market President, Sterling National Bank
  • Ms. Laura Curran, Former Nassau County Executive, , present-day host of current events podcast and 77WABC radio show
  • Mr. Jeffrey Cohen, Dir. of Planned Gifting, F.R.E.E. (Family Residence & Essential Enterprises)
  • Mr. Clifford O. Ejikeme '85, VP, Treasury , Lifetime
  • Mr. Christopher Gagliardi (Accounting '08), Partner, Armanino LLP
  • Mr. Paul Fleishman, Vice President/Public Affairs, Newsday (retired)
  • Mr. Michael Genova (Marketing '11), Branch Manager & VP of RXR Branch of Flushing Bank
  • Mr. Michael Hall, Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley
  • Mr. George Maggiore, President, Maggiore Business & Marketing Consultancy
  • Ms. Andrea Mattera '97, Partner, PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP
  • Dr. Michael Onorato, Associate Professor of Management, SUNY Old Westbury
  • Mr. Anthony Paul, Supervising Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank, NYC
  • Mr. John V. Pellitteri, Partner, Grassi & Co. CPA's
  • Mr. Mitchell J. Rich, Esq., Principal, Law Offices of Mitchell J. Rich
  • Ms. Theresa Sanders, President/CEO, Urban League of Long Island, Inc.
  • Ms. Umamah Syeda (Business Administration '15), Business Transformation Manager, My Clinic, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Mr. Frank A. Tauches, Jr., Exec. VP/General Counsel, American Portfolios Holdings
  • Mr. Ronald M. Terenzi, Attorney at Law, Stag, Terenzi, Confusion & Wabnik
  • Mr. Dov Zaidman, CPA, Managing Partner, ZBS Group, LLP