Advisory Councils & Newsletter

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) 

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
Peachin & Associates

Darryl Lincoln
Plant Manager
Corning Life Sciences-Oneonta

John Lambrech
Administrative Officer
W Capital Group

Zel Bianco
Interactive Edge

Christine Amos
Vice President 
Bank of Cooperstown

Dimitri Grivas
ARMA International, LLC

Craig Rosenberg
Senior Vice President 
Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch

Chris Riggio
Chief Revenue Officer 

John DeMelis
Ernst & Young LLP 

John Doherty
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
Custom Electronics

Aimee Vogel
Ioxus, Inc. 

Wayne Mickiewicz
Retired Sr. Executive

Thomas Kane
Executive VP
Chief HR Officer
Constellation Brands

Mike Perrino
First Senior VP 
Product Management
NYCM Insurance 

James McAteer
Vice President 
Sr Client Relation Specialist
Capital Group

Kent Newhart
ATA Financial Group, LLC

Robert Gallagher
Chief Information Officer 
Dell Services


Brian Cushman
Luxury Residential Specialist
Charles Rutenberg, LLC



Student Advisory Council 

2018 - 2019 SAC Cabinet

President:             Odalis Galeano Umana

Vice President:     Serina Aridi

Vice President:     Ben Rosenstein

Treasurer:             Alan Wynne

Secretary:             Gillian Steiglitz


ODALIS GALEANO is from Selden, NY and is majoring in Business Economics.  She is hoping to graduate in May of 2020 with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Spanish.  She 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.  After Graduation, Odalis plans to work in New York City and eventually continue her education to obtain a MBA degree

SERINA ARIDI is a Business Economics major with a concentration in Finance from Bronxville, NY.  She is an economics and accounting peer tutor for the Student Learning Center.  She is the Vice President of Alpha Kappa Phi, a sorority on campus.  After graduation, Serina will be working at JP Morgan & Co. in the Corporate Analyst Development Program. She hopes to have a successful career at the company while working on obtaining her CFA certification.

BEN ROSENSTEIN is a dual major in Business Economics and Communication Studies from Great Neck, NY.  He 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.

ALAN WYNNE is a Business Economics major with a Finance concentration from Yonkers, NY.  He is the President of the Finance Club, President of Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society, and Vice President of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.  After graduation, Alan will join JP Morgan Chase & Co. in the Corporate Analyst Development Program.   He plans to work towards CFA certification at the same time.

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 secretary 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.  Upon graduation, Gillian will either attend graduate school to earn her MBA, or plans to work in New York City.