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Center for Professional Studies Team

Business

Sheri Adebiyi

Professor Sheri is a Pace alum and a New York State licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. During her membership to the New York State Society of CPA’s…
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Adam Bradley

Since 2001, I’ve been working in the two fields that fascinate me most: acting, and leadership. These two interests have taken me around the world, working in Prague, Serbia, Bali, Edmonton, and New York (to name a…
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Theresa Breland

Theresa has navigated among a variety of business training contexts, serving both native and nonnative English speaking professionals in various industries (financial, marketing, nonprofit, environmental) in both the public and private sectors. She began her professional career…
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Nipunee Dayananda

Professor Nipunee Dayananda is a Pace University alum who graduated with honors in 2009 with her BBA and and MBA in Public Accounting.  After graduation, Ms. Dayananda worked at KPMG LLP for 3.5 years in their Financial…
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Ava Heuer

PMP

Ava Heuer is a highly respected leader in the field of business analysis and project management, with expertise in business process development, requirements management, and risk management.  In addition to her 25 years experience in the corporate…
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Mary Anne Martucci

Mary Anne Martucci is employed at the Port Authority of NY & NJ as the Assistant Director, Technology/Business Relationship Management in the Technology Department.  She is currently building a Business Relationship Management Organization and also has responsibility…
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Attilio Somma

Attilio (Leo) has over thirty-four years of experience in day-to-day operations of facility systems, services and power plants; twenty-nine of those years are managerial experience with emphasis on facility management principles and practices, engineering project management, facility…
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Megan Turner

Professor Megan L. Turner is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) and a Master of Accountancy.  She is a Tennessee state licensed CPA and member of the American…
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Construction Management

Paul Campano

Paul Campano focuses his practice on commercial litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. With over twenty years of experience, Paul has litigated a wide variety of matters in many jurisdictions on behalf of clients ranging…
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Henry Chan

Mr. Chan graduated with a business degree from the American University and earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law. Mr. Chan is a member of the New York and New Jersey bars…
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Mor Diao

Mor Diao is a registered Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and Project+. Mr. Diao has more than 10 years of CPM scheduling, project controls, and project management experience on the design, construction and management of civil, infrastructure, transportation,…
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Teresa O. Malihan

Teresa founded TMalihanArchitect in 2004 as an innovative studio that focuses on providing all phases of architectural and engineering services from pre-design, zoning analysis, building code compliance, programming, schematic, design development, construction documents, project management, mechanical, electrical,…
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Allison Minerva

Allison Minerva has 8 years’ experience in the construction industry, with a primary focus in heavy civil estimating for various companies. She has a bachelor’s degree in Physics from SUNY Fredonia and a bachelor’s degree in Civil…
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Dominique Paraison

E. Dominique Paraison has over 14 years of experience in program/project management, architectural/design, construction, and site safety management with firms and institutions as McKissack & Associates (Philadelphia), Verizon Corporation (Design & Construction- Real Estate Portfolio Management), JW…
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Healthcare

Susan Davis

PT, DScPT, CCA

Susan Davis has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, a Doctor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland and a Graduate Certificate in Distance Education from the University…
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Jetonga Keel

MBA/MHA, MS-IOP, CPC

Jetonga has proven strengths and experience in developing, implementing, and improving business processes at the team, department and division level within healthcare management. She possesses eight years of management and leadership experience.  She is also a certified…
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Michelle Komm

B.S.E.D/CPC, CPC-I

Dr. Michelle Komm holds a B.S.Ed. with an emphasis on Sport Science from the University of Kansas and Doctorate of Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College. Over the last 18 years, she has performed several roles within the…
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Human Resources Management

Bob Calamai

MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Bob Calamai is currently a HR Consultant and is also an adjunct professor at three NY area universities. He is currently teaching a graduate course in the Integrated Marketing program at NYU and a strategy course in the…
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Greg Chartier

Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR

Greg Chartier is a well-known management consultant, educator and speaker. His human resource practice is based on the Business Partner Model of Human Resources, which places its emphasis on outsourcing, the use of technology to gain efficiencies and…
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Marie Esposito

Marie was born and raised in upstate New York near Albany.  She graduated from Bryant and Stratton Business College with an Associate Degree in Business Management/Accounting.  She also graduated from Empire State College with a Bachelor’s Degree…
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Jimmie Flores

Ph.D, SHRM-SCP, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, CAPM, CSM, SSBB, SPHR, GPHR, ITIL v3, Security+, PRINCE2, COBIT 5

Dr. Flores has held management and leadership positions in major companies including Shell Oil Company, The Prudential, and USAA. At USAA, he managed the $11.5 million budget for the IT department. He has extensive experience developing and…
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Nancy Kelly

SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Nancy Kelly heads the Human Capital Practice at Hanover Stone Partners. Nancy is a global HR leader and strategist with hands on operational expertise. Prior to joining Hanover Stone, Nancy was the Chief Human Resources Officer of…
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Ray LaManna

SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Ray LaManna is currently the owner of his own human resources consulting firm, specializing in employee relations, training and coaching. In addition, he is Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. Mr. LaManna…
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Jennifer Loftus

MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR-CA, GPHR, CCP, CBP, GRP

Jennifer Loftus is an Astron Solutions National Director and Founding Partner. She specializes in total rewards, salary surveys, opinion surveys, and HR technology. Jennifer has 18 years of experience garnered at Astron Solutions, Hay Group, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Eagle…
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Ray Rokicki Jr.

MBA/HRM, SHRM-CP, PHR

Ray currently works as the HR Generalist for the North East Region for Five Guys Enterprises.  Prior to joining Five Guys, Ray worked in the telecommunications industry, including Apple, Flextronics, and SprintNextel in a variety of management…
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Dottie Ann Stevenson

MSED. PARALEGAL

Dottie A. Stevenson, is a Human Resources professional with over 21 years of experience in the Human Resources field.  She started her career as an HR/Administrative Assistant on Wall Street in 1995 at a small tax reclamation…
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Arnum Wapples

Arnum Wapples loved his job as a business banker, but after seeing countless employees in the bank suffering due to identity theft situations, he decided it was time to start working closer with companies to help their…
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Lifelong Learning

Joan Tucker

Facilitator / DIRECTOR, PACE ENCORE TRANSITION PROGRAM

Joan Tucker was tapped by Pace President Stephen J. Friedman in 2012 to develop the Encore Transition Program, designed to help people in midlife and beyond explore careers in the nonprofit and public service sectors. A decade…
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Paralegal Studies

Hon. William J. Giacomo

Hon. Giacomo is currently a Justice in the New York State Supreme Court.  He was a founding partner of Giacomo, Gallo, Feinstein & Naishtut, LLP specializing in general litigation, negligence law, criminal law, commercial, corporate and bankruptcy…
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Michael J. Pocchia

ESQ.

Michael is a professor of legal studies at Pace University. He is a practicing attorney with over 19 years of legal experience and is currently employed by the NYC HRA Office of Child Support Enforcement as the…
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Technology

James Gabberty

DPS, MBA, MS, ACE, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GISP, GSEC, GCIH, GLEG, GSLC, GSED

Professor Gabberty is an ICT (Information and Communication Technology) practitioner with 30+ years’ experience in academia and industry.  Prior to his current position as Professor of Information Systems at the Seidenberg School of Computer Science & Information…
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Patrick Ibizugbe

B.A. in Psychology and Social Psychology, Advance Certificates in User Experience Design, Web Design, and Application Development, Masters of Digital Photography

Patrick Ibizugbe is a Fine Arts Portrait Photographer with more than 6 years’ professional photography experience. Before studying photography, Patrick spent 14 years working for fortune 100 companies developing Websites, Web Application, SEO, Web Analytics, Interactive Strategy,…
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Thomas Murphy

UNIX Engineering and management, specializing in implementing and supporting IT Infrastructure for hedge funds, and banks. Experience in performance computing, project management and software/systems engineering. Knowledge of financial markets. Specialties: All aspects of high performance computing and capacity…
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Hariharan Natarajan

Hariharan Natarajan has over 15 years mobile research and development experience including iOS, Android, Windows, Phone and Palm OS. He is currently the Vice President and Application Architect II at Bank of New York Mellon. He earned…
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Eugenio Solis De Ovando

Eugenio Solis de Ovando is a Graphic Consultant with more than 17 years of experience in Digital Graphics. He provides services to advertisement agencies, newspapers, magazines, graphic design agencies, photography studios, universities, editorials, printers and others. Eugenio…
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Test Prep

Roberta Bangs

Roberta is a licensed Associate Real Estate Broker. Ms. Bangs currently serves as Director of Training and Compliance for a large regional firm and has over 18 years of experience as a licensed NYS Real Estate instructor….
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Brett Cassidy

Brett has been a designated Notary Public official since 2011. He earned his MBA from Hofstra University with a concentration in Finance in 2009. Since then he has worked with Thomson Reuters in multiple roles including being…
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Jimmie Flores

Ph.D, SHRM-SCP, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, CAPM, CSM, SSBB, SPHR, GPHR, ITIL v3, Security+, PRINCE2, COBIT 5

Dr. Flores has held management and leadership positions in major companies including Shell Oil Company, The Prudential, and USAA. At USAA, he managed the $11.5 million budget for the IT department. He has extensive experience developing and…
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Teresa O. Malihan

Teresa founded TMalihanArchitect in 2004 as an innovative studio that focuses on providing all phases of architectural and engineering services from pre-design, zoning analysis, building code compliance, programming, schematic, design development, construction documents, project management, mechanical, electrical,…
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Michael J. Pocchia

ESQ.

Michael is a professor of legal studies at Pace University. He is a practicing attorney with over 19 years of legal experience and is currently employed by the NYC HRA Office of Child Support Enforcement as the…
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