Advisory Councils

Business Advisory Council

Scott Salmirs
Chief Executive Officer
ABM Industries, Inc.

Jason Hecht
Professor of Finance
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Evan Schiele
Project Implementation Manager
SAP America

Mitch Avnet
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner - Compliance Risk Concepts ("CRC")

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

Jamie Reynolds
Senior Vice President
Regional Executive
NBT Bank

Michelle Catan
Certified Business Advisor
NYS Small Bus Dev Ctr

Johna Peachin
Owner
Peachin & Associates

Darryl Lincoln
Plant Manager
Corning Life Sciences-Oneonta

John Lambrech
CFO
Administrative Officer
W Capital Group

Zel Bianco
President/CEO
Interactive Edge

Dimitri Grivas
President
ARMA International, LLC

Craig Rosenberg
Senior Vice President
Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch

Chris Riggio
Managing Director
Strategic Insight

John DeMelis
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

John Doherty
Partner
Ernst & Young

Calvin Neider
Managing Partner
Clearview Capital, LLC

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

Andrew Schwenk
Executive Director
JP Morgan

Michael Pentaris
President/CEO
Custom Electronics

Aimee Vogel
Controller
Ioxus, Inc.

Wayne Mickiewicz
Retired Sr. Executive
Accenture

Thomas Kane
Executive VP
Chief HR Officer
Constellation Brands

James McAteer
Vice President
Sr Client Relation Specialist
Capital Group

Kent Newhart
President
ATA Financial Group, LLC

Robert Gallagher
Chief Information Officer
Dell Services

Brian Cushman
Luxury Residential Specialist
Charles Rutenberg, LLC


Student Advisory Council

2019 - 2020 SAC Cabinet

President: Odalis Galeano Umana

Vice President: Gillian Stieglitz

Vice President: Ben Rosenstein

Treasurer: Rachel Menoutis

Secretary: Carly Byman

ODALIS GALEANO is from Selden, NY and is majoring in Business Economics. She will graduate in May 2020 with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Spanish. Odalis likes to volunteer her time through Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity and be involved in the SUNY Oneonta community. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Odalis interned this past summer at Constellation Brands in Human Resources. After graduation, she plans to work HR and eventually continue her education to obtain a MBA degree.

BENJAMIN ROSENSTEIN is a dual major in Business Economics and Communication Studies from Great Neck, NY. Ben is on track to graduate in the spring of 2020. He is the President of the Management Club and the Special Events Chair for the Activities Council. In his free time, Ben enjoys running, hiking and climbing.

GILLIAN STIEGLITZ is from Westchester, NY. She is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Marketing on track to graduate in May 2020. In addition to being Vice President of the Student Advisory Council for the School of Economics and Business, she is also a member of the women's volleyball team, as well as a representative for the Student Athlete Advisory Council. This past summer she interned in NYC for Fox Sports in their marketing research department. Upon graduation, Gillian plans to work in New York City.

RACHEL MENOUTIS is a Professional Accounting major from Orange County, NY. She is the President of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and is the Treasurer of the Student Advisory Council. Additionally, Rachel is a member of the Accounting society and is a Resident Advisor. She enjoys spending her free time at the beach and playing golf. After graduation, Rachel plans to obtain her CPA license and work for a large accounting firm in the New York City.

CARLY BYMAN is a Business Economics and Communication Studies major from Garnerville, NY and is on track to graduate in the spring of 2021. Carly plays on the varsity field hockey team and is also a SLC tutor in addition to being the secretary for the Student Advisory Council. This past summer, Carly interned at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

LESYA DUBEE is a Professional Accounting major from Scranton, PA. She is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and the Student Advisory Council. Lesya works part-time on campus, and outside of college she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband. Upon graduation, Lesya plans to stay locally pursuing a career in public accounting as a CPA or CFE.

TREVOR TOUSSAINT is a Business Economics major from Washingtonville, NY. Trevor will be graduating in the spring of 2020 and plans on working in the field of finance. In addition to Student Advisory Council, he is also Executive Vice President of the Economics club and member of the Finance club. This past summer Trevor completed an internship at Point72 Asset Management in the Operations Department.

ALLISON NOLAN is from Selden, NY. She is a Business Economics major with a minor in Dance. Allison is a member of the SUNY Oneonta Kickline Team and a choreographer for Terpsichorean Dance Company. Allison is the Vice President of the St. Jude's Club. She is also in the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. This past summer she was an intern at RSM in the business valuation department. After college, Allison hopes to pursue a career in New York City.

BRITTANY WILLIAMS is dual major in Economics and History from Babylon, NY. She is a Resident Advisor and Teaching assistant. She is the secretary for the Economics Club and Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international Economics Honor Society. During her free time, Brittany enjoys baking, singing, and hanging out with friends and family. Upon graduation, Brittany plans to attend either graduate or law school.

DANIEL IOOS is a Business Economics major with a minor in Business Communications planning to graduate in May of 2020. He is from Wappingers Falls, NY. Daniel is the captain of the men's soccer team here on campus, secretary of the Student Athletic Advisory Council, on the leader board for OPROS, on the Intercollegiate Board, and a member of the Student Advisory Council for the School of Economics and Business. This past summer Daniel completed an internship with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in the Corporate Analyst Development Program. Upon graduation, Daniel will work for J.P. Morgan in New York City.

JOSEPH DEL POZZO is a Professional Accounting major with a concentration in Finance from Massapequa, NY. He held the position as event coordinator on the Finance Club, while currently Vice President of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and a tutor in Accounting, Economics and Pre-Calculus. During the spring semester, Joseph will continue working with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Next summer Joseph will be interning at Ernst and Young. After graduation, he plans to continue working with Ernst and Young and achieve his CPA.

KELLY BOYLE is a fifth year Accounting major who will be graduating in May 2020. She is from Islip Terrace, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Kelly is also a member of the Accounting Society, the honor society Beta Gamma Sigma, and the local sorority Pi Delta Chi. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking and painting. After graduation, Kelly will be working with KPMG in New York City and continuing her path to become a CPA.

JASON OPELA is a Business Economics major from Binghamton, NY. Jason plans to graduate in the spring of 2020. Aside from the Student Advisory Council, Jason is part of the Finance club, Ultimate Frisbee team, and is Vice President of BASIC Campus Ministry. After graduation, Jason plans to pursue work in financial investment and research or join Binghamton University's MBA program.

JASMINE CHONG is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance. She is from Staten Island, NY. In addition to her SAC role as Chair of Community Service, Jasmine is a New Student Mentor after having enjoyed 4 semesters as a Resident Advisor. She is also a member of the National Greek Honor Society, the Order of Omega. Upon graduation in May, Jasmine will pursue a career in the financial services industry.

PATRICK RYAN is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance. He is from Albany, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Patrick is a RA in Golding Hall and in NRHH. Patrick intends to graduate in the spring of 2020 and pursue a Master's degree from the University of Albany.

FRANCESCA GIANNETTA is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance. She is from Westchester, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Francesca is a member of Ski and Snowboard Club, Terpichorean Dance Company and is the President of the St. Jude Giants Club as well as the Entrepreneurship Club. This past summer, Francesca was an FP&A intern at ABM Industries. Upon graduation, Francesca plans to either attend graduate school to earn a MBA, or work in New York City.

TYDIAN SYLLA is a Business Economics major. He is from Queens, NY. In addition to Student Advisory Council, Tydian is Resident Advisor and New Student Mentor. Tydian intends to graduate in fall 2021 and move to California and pursue a career as a Business Anaylst.

KARLO VLAHEK is pursuing a dual major in Economics and Geography. He is from Port Washington, NY. Aside from the Student Advisory Council, Karlo is a brother Phi Kappa Psi, a former member of the Inter Greek Council Executive Board, and Finance club. Over the summer, Karlo worked at Procor Solutions & Consulting in Dumbo, Brooklyn as an analyst intern. He received the interview thanks to the Student Advisory Council. Upon Karlo's graduation in spring 2020, he plans to pursue a dual masters in Business Administration and Economics. After, he would like to utilize his knowledge gained and relocate to Vietnam.

PETER DELILLIS is a Business Economics major from Eastchester, NY. Apart from the Student Advisory Council, Peter is a brother and former Treasurer of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. Over the summer, Peter completed an internship at Merrill Lynch as a client associate. Upon graduation in the spring of 2020, Peter plans to enter the field of finance to work towards becoming a financial advisor.

EMMA GLEASON is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance. She is from Niskayuna, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Emma is also the web coordinator for Finance club, a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, a member of Alpha Phi Omega, and an Accounting peer tutor. This past summer she had an opportunity to intern at Cetera Investors, a financial planning firm. Emma plans to graduate in December of 2021. After graduation, Emma would like to pursue a full time carer as a financial advisor.

PAIYAM KARDGAR is an Economics major. He is from Clarkstown, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Paiyam is Vice President of the Ultimate Frisbee Club, a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Treasurer of the Geography club, and an Orientation leader. Paiyam plans to graduate in the spring of 2021. Upon graduation, Paiyam plans to pursue a master's degree or find a full time position.

JARED CICCARELLI is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance. He is from Staten Island, NY. In addition to the Student Advisory Council, Jared is a member and captain of the Oneonta men's swimming and diving team. This past summer Jared was an intern for Enterprise Rent-a-car. Upon graduation, Jared plans to pursue his MBA or find a full time position.

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