Advisory Councils

 
 
 

Business Advisory Council

John DeMelis
Business Advisory Council Member John DeMelis, partner with Ernst and Young, guest lectures on corporate social responsibility.

Scott SalmirsScott Salmirs
Chief Executive Officer
ABM Industries, Inc.


Jason HechtJason Hecht
Professor of Finance
Ramapo College of New Jersey


Evan SchieleEvan Schiele

Project Implementation Manager
SAP America


Grace Ts'ao
Emeritus Faculty
School of Economics and Business
SUNY Oneonta

Mitch AvnetMitch Avnet
Senior Vice President 
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Lincoln Financial Group

Cees LantingCees Lanting
Senior Mktg Manager
Mktg & Bus Develop
CSEM SA (Swiss Ctr of Electr & Microtech)

Jamie ReynoldsJamie Reynolds
Senior Vice President
Regional Executive
NBT Bank


Michelle CatanMichelle Catan
Certified Business Advisor
NYS Small Bus Dev Ctr


Margaret MaguireMatthew Betzenhauser
Assistant Director of Research
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory

Johna PeachinJohna Peachin
Owner
Peachin & Associates

 

Darryl LincolnDarryl Lincoln
Plant Manager
Corning Life Sciences-Oneonta


John LambrechJohn Lambrech
CFO
Administrative Officer
W Capital Group


Scott Salmirs Zel Bianco

President/CEO
Interactive Edge



Scott SalmirsChristine Amos

Vice President
Bank of Cooperstown



Scott SalmirsDimitri Grivas

President
ARMA International, LLC



Scott SalmirsCraig Rosenberg

Senior Vice President
Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch


John DeMelisJohn DeMelis
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP



John Doherty John Doherty
Partner
Ernst & Young



Calvin NeiderCalvin Neider
Managing Partner
Clearview Capital, LLC

 

Albert  J. MarchettiAlbert J. Marchetti
Vice President
International and Federal Relations
Hess Corporation

Michael KolesarMichael Kolesar
Vice President, Instl Sales
Portfolio Mgmt Group
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

Rasmus NielsenRasmus Nielsen
Principal Architect
Cisco Systems

 

Jianlin Song Jianlin Song       
Executive Director           
Sagamore Investment Management     


Scott Salmirs Andrew Schwenk

Executive Director
JP Morgan

 

Michael Pentaris Michael Pentaris
President/CEO
Custom Electronics

 

Aimee Vogel Aimee Vogel
Controller
Ioxus, Inc.

 

Kenneth Yamashita Chuck Bogosta
President
UPMC International & Commercial Services Division; Cancer Center

Kenneth Yamashita Wayne Mickiewicz
Retired Sr. Executive
Accenture

 

Kenneth Yamashita Thomas Kane
Executive VP
Chief HR Officer
Constellation Brands


Scott Salmirs Mike Perrino

First Senior VP
Product Management
NYCM Insurance


Scott Salmirs James McAteer

Vice President
Sr Client Relation Specialist
Capital Group


Scott Salmirs Kent Newhart

President
ATA Financial Group, LLC


 

BAC Meeting Notes

 December 5, 2015
 May 2, 2015
 December 6, 2014
 April 26, 2014
 December 7, 2013

 

Student Advisory Council

SAC Bylaws

 

Marena VigilanteMichelle Nguyen (President), from Weedsport, NY, is in her fourth  year as a professional accounting major with a concentration in finance. She is a member of various clubs and is on the e-board for OnMark, the Finance Club, and the Accounting Society. Michelle also serves as a director on the Student Association. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, cooking, and spending time with loved ones. After graduation she hopes to obtain her CPA and work in an accounting firm in a big city.

Marena VigilanteMeaghan Kristol (Vice President) is a senior Business Economics major with a minor in Business Communications. She is from East Setauket, New York and currently works at SUNY Oneonta Admissions Office as an Admissions Assistant and tour guide. She also holds leadership positions in clubs and organizations on campus such as, The College at Oneonta Foundation Board of Directors, Omicron Delta Kappa National Honors Society, and Colleges Against Cancer/Relay For Life. Upon graduation she plans to obtain a position in human resources/recruitment and pursue an MBA degree. Some of her interests include reading, running and skiing.

Marena VigilanteShane Irwin (Vice President) is in his senior year at Oneonta, majoring in Business-Economics with a concentration in Finance. Originally from Westbury, NY, he also serves as President of Beta Gamma Sigma, captain of Oneonta's club Ultimate Frisbee team, is a member of Oneonta Auxiliary Services' Board of Directors, and is a brother of Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity. After graduation, he plans to begin his career working in finance.

 

Marena VigilanteStephanie Renner (Treasurer) is a senior at SUNY Oneonta with a major in Business Economics and a minor in Business Communications. She is originally from Orange County, New York. After she graduates in May of 2016, she hopes to work in finance somewhere in Corporate America.

 

Nick Moore is a Professional Accounting major in his fifth year. He is from Monroe-Woodbury New York. Some of his interests include skiing, mountain biking, music, and coffee. Nick has accepted a full time job offer with EY in their Stamford location and will be starting next Fall. As well as being interested in music, he currently has a radio show on which he plays live electronic music mixes.

 

Marena VigilanteJennifer Rushlow is in her fourth year at Oneonta; she is majoring in Economics and Environmental Science. She is from Gasport, NY and at school she manages the composting program and has participated in the Fed Challenge twice. After she graduates, Jennifer plans to attend graduate school to earn her PhD in Economics. Jennifer enjoys playing in Oneonta music groups including Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, and Pit Orchestra.

Marena VigilanteMicah Patterson is a Senior majoring in Business Economics with a concentration in Finance. He is from Plattsburgh, New York and his interests include skiing and working out. upon graduation Micah’s plan is to pursue a career in the finance industry.

 

Marena VigilanteKristina McNamara is a 5th year Professional Accounting Major. Her hometown is Webster, NY and her interests include reading, snowboarding, club and intramural sports, hiking and yoga. Her career objective after graduation is to obtain her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and work for a public accounting firm.

 

Marena VigilanteLauren Bracco is a Business Economics major with a concentration in finance and a minor in Business communications. She is from Monroe-Woodbury New York and is currently in her Senior Year at SUNY Oneonta. Lauren runs for the SUNY Oneonta Track Team and is a board member of the OnMark marketing club. After graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school and eventually acquire a job in the finance field.

 

Marena VigilanteSamantha Wilks is a third year Professional Accounting Major with a minor in Gender Studies from Endwell, NY. She is a member of the Oneonta Cross Country and Track team and is the treasurer of the GSA. After graduation she hopes to obtain her CPA license and work at an accounting firm in Chicago, and one day become a CFO.

 

Marena VigilanteRaquel Wolf is in her 5th year of the Professional Accounting program. She was born and raised in Levittown, NY. Raquel serves on the Accounting Society e-board as a Public Relations officer. Upon graduation in December, she hopes to obtain her CPA license and work for a public accounting firm.

 

Marena VigilanteColleen Shannon is a senior, majoring in Business Economics. She is from Levittown, NY. Colleen is a member of Alpha Phi Omega and is currently Co-Vice President of Programming for Beta Gamma Sigma. After graduation, she plans to start her career in the finance field.

 

Marena VigilanteAmanda Barcia is a junior Business Economics major with a concentration in finance. She is from Westchester, New York. Some of her interests include club and intramural sports, snowboarding, and four-wheeling. Upon graduation Amanda’s plan is to pursue a career in the finance industry.

 

Marena VigilanteHeather Bohlen is a senior Business Economics major with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Fashion Merchandising. She is from Stony Brook, New York and currently works as an Economics tutor at the Center for Academic Development and Enrichment. Heather is also Vice President of Alumni Relations for Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honors Society as well as President of Phi Upsilon Omicron, the Human Ecology Honors Society. Her interests include photography and running. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in Sales Marketing.

 

Marena VigilanteLaura Dailey is a sophomore double majoring in Business Economics and International Development Studies with a minor in Business Communications. She is from a small town called Marcellus near Syracuse, New York. Laura is a player on the Oneonta Women’s Rugby club team and various intramural sport teams. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in fields related to International Business.

 

Marena VigilanteConnor Day is in his fourth year as a Professional Accounting major with a concentration in finance and a minor in mathematics. Originally is from Bellmore, NY Connor is involved in many clubs as he is the President of the Finance Club, Vice president of the Accounting club as well as the Treasurer of the Economic Club. Connor serves as the campus ambassador for the Becker, which is a CPA review provider. He also serves on the Student Association as a senator and is in Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society. Upon graduation he plans to obtain his CPA and work for one of the big four accounting firms in New York City.

 

Marena VigilanteAlyson DeVita is majoring in Business Economics with a concentration in Marketing and minor in Business Communications. She is a highly driven and involved student from Shoreham, New York. As Vice President of Advertising, Alyson is on the executive board of OnMark, and currently works for the SUNY Oneonta’s Division of College Advancement as a Phonathon Student Caller. In her free time, she enjoys running, playing soccer and spending time with her family and friends. After graduation Alyson hopes to begin her career in the field of advertising.

 

Marena VigilanteJessica Dominianni is currently a junior Business Economics major with a minor in Business Communications. She is from Rockland County, NY. She is a sister of Sigma Sigma Sigma, President of the Inter-Greek Council Executive Board, and President of Order of Omega. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in finance.

 

Marena VigilanteGretchen Gartman is a senior, majoring in Business Economics and a concentration in Marketing. She is from Endicott, NY and is a member of the Resident Student Organization, Hall Government, and Student Technology Advisory Council. Following graduation, she plans on continuing her education to receive an MBA degree.

 

Marena VigilanteMatthew Goldhirsch is a senior Professional Accounting major from Bellmore, NY. He is a brother of Phi Kappa Psi and currently sits on the Inter-Greek Council as Fraternity Recruitment Chair. Additionally, Matthew holds the position of Treasurer of the Order of Omega Greek National Honor Society. Matthew enjoys hanging around with friends, attending sporting events and spending time with family. Matthew hopes to pursue a career in public accounting.

 

Marena VigilanteAndrew Jensen is a junior at SUNY Oneonta from Sandy Hook, CT. He is a Business Economics major with a Finance concentration. He serves on the e-boards for the Newman Club and the Jazz Appreciation Society. This past fall he participated in the Fed Challenge. After graduation, he is considering a career in either finance/investment banking or in economics.

 

Marena VigilanteAnna Lin is a third year Professional Accounting major with a concentration in finance. She is from Plainview, New York. While not in the classroom, Anna serves as a Peer Tutor in PreCalculus and Business courses, a Peer Mentor for first-year students and participates in many organizations such as Accounting Club and Finance Club. In her free time, you may find Anna skiing down a mountain, creating elegant fashion sketches, or even photographing landscapes in a remote national park. After graduation, Anna plans on obtaining her CPA license and working for a top 10 accounting firm.

 

Marena VigilanteBenjamin Merrill is a Senior in Business Economics Major with a concentration in Finance, and a Business Communications Minor. Ben is from Saratoga Springs, New York, and also serves on the Class of 2016 e-board as Treasurer. His interests include music production, skiing, and equity trading. Following graduation in mid-2016, he hopes to pursue a career in the field of Finance.

 

Marena VigilanteRyan O'Mahoney is a Business Economics major from Westchester, NY. In the summer he works at a marina in Hampton Bays. Some of his interests include philosophy and hiking. In the future Ryan hopes to be working for a firm in Manhattan.

 

 

Marena VigilanteSarah Planken is a Business and Economics major at SUNY Oneonta. She lives in Long Beach, NY and in her free time enjoys being near the beach, walking dogs, and watching Jeopardy. Upon graduation she plans to obtain a job in finance and pursue an MBA.

 

 

Marena VigilanteSabina Ruggles is in her third year as a Business Economics and Communications, double major. She has been an active member of many clubs and organizations on campus including the Student Association Senate, the Oneonta Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, OnMark, Mentor Community, and a variety of campus committees. Aside from her busy class and extracurricular schedule, she is a musician, playing piano and singing for almost all of her life. After graduation, she plans on obtaining an MBA, and hopefully obtaining a career in the New York City area.

 

Marena VigilanteKevin Stearns is a sophomore here at Oneonta, majoring in Economics with minors in Political Science and Audio Production Arts. Originally from Schenectady, NY he is Community Service Chair for the Ultimate Frisbee Association and a peer tutor at CADE. After graduation, he plans to work in the field of economics or law.

 

Marena VigilanteKathryn White is a senior at SUNY Oneonta. She is currently studying Business Economics with a concentration in Finance. Kathryn is from Pearl River, NY, which is a small town outside the city. Outside the classroom, Kathryn loves spending time with friends and being in the kitchen. She also has a passion for beauty. On campus, the main club she is active in is the marketing club where she participates in community service events and fundraising. She was also recently inducted into the National Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, which acknowledges academic excellence. After graduation, Kathryn hopes to get a job in finance and potentially forward her education in accounting.

 


Emeritus SAC Members

2015: Matthew Acquavella, Kelly Van Deusen, Mariel Doyle, Ryan Dragunat, Marlaena LeMaitre, Daniel Lounsbury, Charlene Nelson, Natalia Poljak, Abby Renneman, Erin Ruth, Kyle Sisco, Marena Vigilante

2014: Angelica Aldana, Philip Chieco, Christopher Rollo, Jessica Silsbe

2013: Julia Fremante, Jeff Schnorbus, David Stanton, Katie Tighe