Business Advisory Council
Business Advisory Council Member John DeMelis, partner with Ernst and Young, guest lectures on corporate social responsibility.
Chief Executive Officer
ABM Industries, Inc.
Professor of Finance
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Project Implementation Manager
School of Economics and Business
Senior Vice President
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Lincoln Financial Group
Senior Mktg Manager
Mktg & Bus Develop
CSEM SA (Swiss Ctr of Electr & Microtech)
Senior Vice President
Certified Business Advisor
NYS Small Bus Dev Ctr
Assistant Director of Research
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory
Peachin & Associates
Corning Life Sciences-Oneonta
W Capital Group
Bank of Cooperstown
ARMA International, LLC
Senior Vice President
Chief Revenue Officer
Ernst & Young LLP
Ernst & Young
Clearview Capital, LLC
Albert J. Marchetti
International and Federal Relations
Vice President, Instl Sales
Portfolio Mgmt Group
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Sagamore Investment Management
UPMC International & Commercial Services Division; Cancer Center
Retired Sr. Executive
Chief HR Officer
First Senior VP
Sr Client Relation Specialist
ATA Financial Group, LLC
Chief Information Officer
BAC Meeting Notes
May 7, 2016
December 5, 2015
May 2, 2015
December 6, 2014
April 26, 2014
December 7, 2013
Student Advisory Council
Michelle Nguyen (President), from Weedsport, NY, is 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.
Samantha Wilks (Vice President) is a 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.
Anna Lin (Vice President) is a 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.
Andrew Jensen (Treasurer) is 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.
Amanda Barcia is a 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.
Laura Dailey is 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.
Connor Day is 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.
Jessica Dominianni is a 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.
Sabina Ruggles is 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.
Kevin Stearns is 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.
New Members (Spring 2016)
Elizabeth Benedict is majoring in Professional Accounting. She is from Schenectady, NY and is an Accounting tutor at CADE on campus. She also participated in the College Fed Challenge this year. After graduating, she plans to take the CPA exam and join a public accounting firm in Upstate New York.
Sara Stathopoulos is majoring in Business-Economics with a concentration in Finance. Originally from Albany, New York, she also works as a note taker for the Student's with Disabilities Services office and as a barista at the coffee shop on campus, as well as volunteers throughout the community. Her interests include running, reading, and traveling. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career working in finance.
Connor Killane is from Clifton Park, NY. He is majoring in Business Economics with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Communication Studies. He is also a member of the Oneonta Swimming and Diving team and is part of the SUNYAC All-Acadmemic Team. Upon graduation Connor plans on pursuing a career in finance.
John Danielo is majoring in Business-Economics with a concentration in Finance. He is from Plainedge, New York and is currently involved in Economics, Finance, and Befit Clubs. He is a former athlete at SUNY Oneonta and when he is not doing work he enjoys being active with friends and family. He hopes to one day work in finance somewhere in New York City.
James Garzia is a Professional Accounting and Mathematics dual major. He is from Marcellus, NY. He is a co-founder of the Entrepreneurship Club. He also is a member of Accounting Society, Finance Club and OnMark. James also serves as a Senator on the Student Association. James plans to obtain his CPA and work as an Accountant.
Jessica Anderson is a Professional Accounting Major. She is from Levittown, NY and is a member of SUNY OnMark. She is also a member of the Fundraising Committee for Relay for Life in the Colleges Against Cancer club. Some of her interests include reading and working out. After graduating in May 2018, she hopes to become a Certified Public Accountant and eventually obtain her MBA degree.
Tim Distler is a Business Economics major. He is from Amityville, NY, and is a member of the Tennis Team and serves as the recruiting coordinator. Tim volunteers as a site coordinator for the VITA program, is a member of the Finance and accounting societies. He is also the Vice President and co-founder of the Entrepreneurship Club. Upon graduation he plans on starting a career in finance.
Michael McDonnell is a Professional Accounting major from Levittown, NY. He currently works as a Resident Advisor in Wilber Hall, is a brother of Alpha Phi Omega, and is a conference co-chair for the NEACURH Regionals 2016 Conference to be held at SUNY Oneonta in the fall of 2016. In his free time, he enjoys long distance running and hiking. Following his graduation in the spring of 2018, Michael hopes to work either as a CPA or as an accountant for a non-profit organization.
Melissa Voyer is a Professional Accounting major from Baldwinsville, New York. Melissa enjoys the outdoors and has a love for travelling and new experiences. Melissa takes pride in being a member of the Women’s Volleyball team at SUNY Oneonta. After graduation, her plans are to get her Certified Public Accountant license and work for a pubic accounting firm in North Carolina.
Emeritus SAC Members
2016: Heather Bohlen, Lauren Bracco, Alyson DeVita, Gretchen Gartman, Shane Irwin, Meaghan Kristol, Kristina McNamara, Benjamin Merrill, Nick Moore, Ryan O'Mahoney, Micah Patterson, Sarah Planken, Stephanie Renner, Jennifer Rushlow, Colleen Shannon, Kathryn White, Raquel Wolf
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