Oct 16, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The People You’ll Meet

President Emeritus

Adrian G. Marcuse
M.S. and B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.); L.L.D., honoris causa, LIM College. Former research associate and instructor, M.I.T. Former President and member of the Board of Trustees, Association of Proprietary Colleges. Former Trustee and member of the Executive Committee, Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York

Executive Administration

Elizabeth S. Marcuse
B.A. Simmons College; D.C.S. honoris causa, LIM College. Former Director of Retail Planning, Donna Karan. Director of Retail Planning, Mamiye Brothers. Buyer, Macy’s. Buyer, Lane Bryant. Buyer, Montgomery Ward

Christopher J. Cyphers
Provost & Executive Vice President
Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany; M.A. Wesleyan University; B.A. Hampden-Sydney College

Michael T. Donohue
Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations / Treasurer
M.P.A. John Jay College of Criminal Justice; B.S. Marist College

Administration and Staff

Academic Affairs

Jacqueline LeBlanc
Vice President for Planning & Assessment 
Ph.D. and M.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst; B.A. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Michael P. Londrigan
Dean of Academic Affairs
M.B.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University; B.S. St. Peter’s College

Patricia Fitzmaurice
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. Fordham University

Adam Rosen
Director of Academic Administration
M.S. Capella University; B.A. State University of New York at Albany

Olga Raganelli
Academic Administrative Coordinator
M.S. Moscow State Technical University

Andrea L. Banks
Academic Assistant
B.A. Herbert H. Lehman College

Academic Success

William A. Imbriale
Assistant Vice President for Student Success
M.Ed. Boston College; B.S. St. Francis College

Lianna Scull
Senior Academic Advisor
M.A. New York University; B.A. Russell Sage College

Jackie Coraggio
Academic Advisor
M.S.Ed. Baruch College; B.B.A. LIM College

Elizabeth Bracey
Academic Advisor
M.A. Seton Hall University; B.A. John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Accounting and Administration

Svetlana Kanevskaya
Accounting Manager
B.S. Brooklyn College 

Doris Echavarria
Payroll Accountant
B.S. State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Malikah Mack
Staff Accountant
B.B.A. Monroe College

April Ford
Accounts Payable Coordinator
A.A.S Monroe College

Eric Martin
Purchasing Director
B.B.A. Adelphi University

Debra Lee
Budget and Administration Manager
M.B.A. LIM College; B.S. Binghamton University

Joseph J. Saldoriga
Business Office Administrative Assistant
B.A. College of Mount Saint Vincent


Kristina Ortiz
Dean of Admissions
M.S. Long Island University; B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo

Jennifer Bullis
Associate Director of Pre-College Programs
M.S. Baruch College; B.A. LaSalle University

Anthony M. Urmey
Associate Director of Admissions 
B.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University

Brett Cameron
Assistant Director of Admissions
M.A. New York University; B.A. University of Maryland

Erin L. Turchetta
Assistant Director of Admissions
M.A. Stony Brook University; B.S. Eastern Connecticut State University

Angela M. Brockman
Admissions Counselor
M.S. The University of Akron; B.S. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Jacqueline Saleh
Admissions Counselor
M.A. Stony Brook University; B.S. New York Institute of Technology

William Toborowski
Admissions Counselor
B.F.A. Marymount Manhattan College

Laura Healy
Admissions Counselor
B.A. University of Delaware

Jaclyn Navarro
Admissions Counselor
B.S. Marist College

Christy Aponte
Assistant Director of Admissions Operations
B.A. Lafayette College

Sandra DeHaarte
Admissions Assistant
A.A.S. Brooklyn Technical College

Maura Walters
Admissions Operations Coordinator
B.B.A. LIM College

College Marketing

Laura Cioffi
Director of College Marketing
M.A. Emerson College; B.S. Boston University

Erikka Olszewski
College Marketing Manager
B.S. State University of New York at Oneonta

Joshua J. Heller
Web Application Developer
B.T. New York City College of Technology; A.S. Nassau Community College

Mary Beth Maslowski
Marketing Content Coordinator
M.A. Baruch College; B.A. Fordham University

Counseling & Wellness Services

Jodi N. Licht
Senior Director of Counseling & Wellness Services
Psy.D. George Washington University; P.D. Adelphi University; B.S. Cornell University

Kelly Dearborn
Disability Services Specialist/ Licensed Counselor
M.S.Ed. Fordham University

Jennifer Jones
Counseling & Wellness Services Coordinator
B.A. University of Hawaii at Manoa

Executive Office Administration

Linda Harris Paolillo
Special Assistant to the President
B.S. University of Rhode Island; A.A. Centenary College

Thomas McDonald
Special Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice President
J.D. New York Law School; M.S. Ed. University of Texas at Austin; B.A. State University of New York at New Paltz

Jessica Hodge
Assistant to the President
M.S. Hofstra University; B.A. Stony Brook University

Experiential Education & Career Management

Susan L. Bauer
Senior Director of Experiential Education & Career Management
M.S.Ed. Fordham University; B.S. University of Delaware; A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology

Sharon M. Mella-Reyes
Associate Director of Career Management
M.A. Manhattan College; B.S. Syracuse University

Patricia Curran-Whiteman
Associate Director of Experiential Education
M.S.Ed. Hofstra University; B.A. State University of New York at Oneonta

Erin Rovner
Associate Director of Employer Management & Alumni Relations
M.F.A. The New School; B.A. Binghamton University

Todd C. Lotcpeich
Recruiting Coordinator
B.B.A. LIM College

Sara Buckley
Graduate & Alumni Career Advisor
B.A. Moravian College 

Tara Buckley
 Graduate & Alumni Career Advisor

M.A. University of Colorado; B.A. Hofstra University

Taryn Garshofsky
Career Advisor
B.S. University of Rhode Island

Jessica Styles
Career Advisor
B.A. Furman University

Jessica Mooney
Career Advisor
M.B.A. Stony Brook University; M.S. Cornell University; B.S. Cornell University; A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology

Kaitlyn Riley
Career Advisor
M.S. Hofstra University; B.A. Long Island University Post

Erinn Kehoe
Experiential Education Assistant
M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University; B.A. State University of New York at Geneseo

Charlsie Sturm
Career Management Assistant
B.A. Hofstra University


Luis Jonathan Abreu
Manager of Facilities
A.S. Business Administration

Luis Mejia
Assistant Manager of Facilities

Richard Bianchi
Facilities Superintendent
A.S. Bergen Community College

Kwamina Afful
Building Superintendent
A.A.S. Cape Coast Polytechnic

Carlos Espinal
Facilities Assistant (Level 2)
A.S. Monroe College; A.A.S. TCI College of Technology

Csaba Villanyi
Facilities Assistant (Level 2)

Luis Morales
Facilities Assistant (Level 2)

Robert Diaz
Facilities Assistant
A.A.S. Bronx Community College

Graduate Studies

Jacqueline M. Jenkins
Director of Graduate Studies
M.B.A. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; B.A. Spelman College

Housing & Residence Life

Jennifer K. Luciano
Director of Housing & Residence Life
M.S. and B.S. New York Institute of Technology

Cassandra Hamdan
Resident Director
B.A. State University of New York at Albany

Renee Raisa Grant
Housing Operations Coordinator
B.A. Ramapo College

Human Resources

Andrea L. Granville
Director of Human Resources
M.B.A. Metropolitan College of New York; B.A. New York University; A.A.S. Berkeley College

Evelyn S. Hecht
Manager of Human Resources
Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University; B.A. Purchase College, State University of New York

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
B.S. Mount St. Mary’s University

Gema Garcia
Administrative Assistant
B.A. Queens College, City University of New York

Lina Johal
B.S. Pace University

Maria Morales

Michelle Moore
M.S. Walden University; B.S. Morgan State University 

Information Technology

Maurice Morency
Chief Technology Officer
B.S. Manhattan College

Nelson Leon
Director of Information Technology
M.B.A. Keller University; B.P.S. DeVry Institute of Technology

Lance Kurzrok
Associate Director of Information Technology
B.S. State University of New York at Albany; B.P.S. DeVry Institute of Technology

Jerry F. Aguirre
Senior. DBA & SIS Administrator
B.S. Santiago Catholic University, Ecuador

Raymond Cheung
Senior Systems Administrator
B.S. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Brenton Keegan
Systems Administrator
B.S. Champlain College

Robert Hernandez
System Support Technician
B.S. State University of New York at Oswego; A+ certified

Adrian I. Mohamed
Help Desk Technician
B.A. Rutgers University

Yuki Nakamura
Help Desk Technician
B.S. University of Rhode Island

Shayne Scott
Help Desk Technician
B.T. New York City College of Technology

Francisco Duran
Help Desk Technician
B.A. New York City College of Technology

Institutional Advancement

Gail Nardin
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.S. New York University; Certificate in Fundraising, New York University; Certificate in Merchandising, LIM College 

Pamela Linton
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
M.P.A. Columbia University; B.A. Boston College

Meredith Finnin
Director of Communications
M.A. State University of New York at Albany; B.A. Binghamton University

Paul R. Chauvin
Development Associate for Institutional Advancement & Alumni Relations
B.A. Hofstra University

Timothy Thurston
Alumni Affairs Assistant
B.S. Old Dominion University

Institutional Research

Nikisha Williams
Director of Institutional Research
Ph.D. CUNY Graduate School and University Center; B.A. Hamilton College

Learning Centers

John Deming
Interim Director of the Writing Center
M.F.A. The New School University; Double B.A. University of New Hampshire

Anahu Guzman
Director of the Math Center, Associate Chair of Arts & Sciences
Ph.D. Columbia University; M.B.A. Baruch College; M.S. Teachers College, Columbia University; B.S. York College

O’Rita Johnson
Assistant Director of the Math Center
M.S. The City University of New York; B.S. City College of New York; A.S. New York City Technical College

Library Services

Lou Acierno
Director of Library Services
M.L.I.S. Pratt Institute; B.F.A. New York University

Lauren Gavin
Technical Services/Reference Librarian
M.L.S. Queens College; B.B.A. LIM College

Nicole LaMoreaux
Reference & Instruction Librarian
M.L.S. State University of New York at Buffalo; B.S. and A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology

Rebecca Clark
Evening Librarian
M.L.I.S. Simmons College; B.A. Rutgers University

Elizabeth Marotta
Evening Librarian
B.S. St. John’s University

Office of Instructional Technology

Joseph Thomas
Director of Instructional Technology
M.B.A. and M.S. Farleigh Dickinson University; B.E. Bangalore University, India

Greta Petro
Instructional Designer
M.A. City CUNY-City College; B.A. CUNY-Queens College


Carolyn Disnew
College Registrar
B.M. Manhattan School of Music

Eugenio Chong
Associate College Registrar
M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University; B.P.S. DeVry University

Rosana Lee
Associate Registrar
B.A. York University, Canada

Student Affairs

Frankie Solorzano
Coordinator of International Student Services
M.S. State University of New York at Buffalo; B.A. State University of New York at Albany

Kate Levy
Student Affairs Administrative Assistant
B.A. Rostov University of Foreign Languages, Russia

Student Development

Michael H. Ferry
Vice President for Student Development
Ph.D. University of Connecticut; M.S. and B.S. Central Connecticut State College

Student Financial Services

Christopher E. Barto
Vice President for Student Finance & Chief Compliance Officer
B.A. Cornell University

Brandon Vinson
Senior Director of Student Financial Services
B.A. Southern Illinois University

Beatrice LaRue
Director of Financial Aid
B.B.A. Baruch College

Rosa M. Arana
Assistant Director of Student Financial Services
B.B.A. Pace University

Kevin Patrick Shiner
Associate Director of Student Accounts
B.S. Lebanon Valley College; A.O.S. Culinary Institute of America

Laila Haque
Senior Student Financial Services Counselor
B.S. St. John’s University

Jessica Portilla
Student Financial Services Counselor
M.S. Baruch College; B.S. Binghamton University

Antoinette Liquet
Student Financial Services Counselor
B.S. Montclair State University

Carlos E. Garcia, III
Student Financial Services Counselor
B.S. Xavier College

Toya Pigford-Konate
Student Financial Services Counselor
B.B.A. Baruch College

Jason Pascal
Student Financial Services Assistant
B.S. St. Francis College

Student Life

Christopher Conzen
Assistant Dean of Student Life
M.S.Ed. University of Maryland College Park; B.A. Catholic University of America

Mohanlall T. Teloki
Assistant Director of Student Life
M.S.Ed. Baruch College; B.A. State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Sabrina Williams
Student Life Assistant
Certificate Executive Assistant Program, Katharine Gibbs School


Arts & Sciences Department

Dr. Denice Yanni, Chair, Arts & Sciences Department
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst; M.A. Boston College; B.A. College of Mount St. Vincent.

Kate Angus
M.F.A. The New School; B.A. Brown University

Leo Ashkinadze
M.S. and B.S. Beltsy State Pedagogical University (Russia). Former Vice President of Domestic Manufacturing, Pacific Alliance-Regatta USA. Former Production Manager, Periscope Sportswear

Shawn Athanasios
M.A. Culture and Communication, California State University; B.A. Speech Communication, California State University. Adjunct Instructor, Career Development, PACE University; Adjunct Instructor, New York University

Mohamed Benzizoune
M.S. Lehman College; B.S. Monroe College

Marcelline Block
Ph.D. in French, A.B.D. & M.A. in French, Princeton University; B.A. Harvard University. Former Lecturer, Department of History, Princeton University. Former Preceptor, Department of Politics/The Program in Women and Gender (now Gender and Sexual Studies), Princeton University

Justin Cabrillos
M.F.A. University of Washington; B.A. Occidental College; Fellow and Artist Residency, Ox-bow School of Art. Adjunct Instructor, English, Center for Distance Learning, City Colleges of Chicago

Georgette Clay
M.A. and B.A. in Communications, University of North Dakota. Former Adjunct Professor, University of Phoenix. Adjunct Professor, Art Institute of San Francisco 

Daniel Chaskes (Full-Time)
Ph.D. British of Columbia; M.A. University College London. Former Professor, University of Miami, Miami Dade College, Miami International University of Art & Design

Kay Clanton
Ph.D. University of Maryland; M.S. and B.S. Howard University. Vice President, Developmental Dynamics, Inc.

Jane Cleland
M.B.A. Babson College; B.A. University of Denver. Board of Directors Member and Former President, Mystery Writers of America/New York Author, Consigned to Death and Deadly Appraisal

Rebecca Collier
M.A. New York University; B.A. Columbia College-Chicago. Instructional Support Assistant in math and science classes, Professional Performing Arts High School. English as a Second Language Teacher, International House of New York City. Freelance Multimedia Production and Administrative Assistant, Chicago Tribune

Lucy Collins
Ph.D. Temple University; B.A. Washington and Lee University

Andrew Cotto (Full-Time)
M.F.A. New School of General Studies; B.A. Lynchburg College. Author of Outerborough Blues: A Brooklyn Mystery (Ig Publishing, 2012) and The Domino Effect (Brownstone Editions, 2011)

John Cowan
M.A. and B.S. Brooklyn College. Former Registered Life Insurance Agent / Acting Training Manager, John Hancock Financial Services. Unit Manager, Jamaica Mutual Life Insurance Company. Senior Training Officer, Vocational Training Development Institute

Cameron Crain
M.A. and B.A. Kent State University

Crystal Curtis
M.F.A. New York University; Double B.A. Scripps College. Project Manager, Design Etc., Inc. Former Editor, Vaguely Qualified Productions. Former Production Assistant, David Stark Design and Production

John Deming (Full-Time)
M.F.A. The New School; B.A. University of New Hampshire. Editor-in-Chief, Coldfront magazine. Published poet and freelance writer

Taoufik Ennoure
Ph.D. Candidate and M.S. City University of New York, (CUNY); M.A. University of Pau France; B.A. University of Sciences and Technology, Morocco. Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Lehman College (CUNY). Adjunct Instructor, Statistics and Computer Information Systems, Baruch College (CUNY). Instructor, Mathematics and Information Technology, Monroe College

Timothy Foran
M.A. University of Mississippi; B.A. Virginia Military Institute. Instructor in English, East Arkansas Community College. Former Teaching Assistant, University of Northern Colorado. Former Co-Assistant Director, Writing Center, University of Mississippi

Anahu Guzman, Director, Math Center; Associate Chair, Arts & Sciences Department
M.S. Teachers College, Columbia University; M.B.A. Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

Mari D. Hadley
Ph.D. Walden University; M.B.A. and B.B.A. Davenport University. Professor, LIM College, University of Phoenix, Capella University. CEO, MDZ Hadley Enterprises. Former Default Prevention Consultant, Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Former Regional Strategic Management Consultant, P&A Scholars Beauty School

Hassan El Houari
Ph. D. Limoges University; M.S. and B.S. Cadi Ayyad University. Assistant Professor, LaGuardia Community College. Adjunct Lecturer for the Department of Mathematics, Borough of Manhattan Community College. Instructor for Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Monroe College

O’Rita Johnson, Assistant Director, Math Center
Doctoral Candidate, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. and B.S. City College; A.A.S. New York City Technical College 

Md Khan
M.A. Lehman College; B.S. Mercy College; Advanced Certificate in Mathematics, Lehman College. Adjunct Professor, Westchester Community College, Monroe College, The College of New Rochelle

Alioune Khoule
Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. St. John’s University

Dan Klock
M.S.T. Pace University; B.A. Old Dominion University; A.A. Onondaga Community College. New York State Certification in Secondary Social Studies Education

Roseanna Lee
M.F.A. University of Michigan; B.A. New York University. Visiting Scholar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Monica London
M.S. Universitá per stranieri di Siena; B.S. Universitá degli Studi di Siena. Italian Adjunct Lecturer, The New School. Italian Lecturer, Borough of Manhattan Community College. Italian Instructor, New York Public Library. Italian Lecturer, Fashion Institute of Technology

Paul Londrigan
M.A. Seton Hall University; B.A. Pace University. Adjunct Faculty, Westchester Community College, Pace University. Former Consultant, Pace University

Laurel Lueders (Full-Time)
M.F.A. School of Visual Arts; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Adjunct Professor, Art Institute of New York City. Former Textile and Accessories Designer, Galerie Hoelle

Eileen Maurer
M.A. Adelphi University; M.A. Columbia University; B.A. University of Chicago

Keith Meatto
M.F.A. New School University; B.A. Yale University

Todd Motto
M.S. The London School of Economics; B.A. and B.S. University of Delaware. Adjunct Instructor: Fordham University, Institute of American Language and Culture. Editorial Manager, Oxford Business Group

Anthony Naaeke
Ph.D. and M.A. Duquesne University; B.A. The University of Ghana. Critical essays on Dagaaba rhetoric. Peter Lang, 2010; Liberating the ‘Mistress’ in Africa: The Prophetic Role of Development Communication. Gender and Behavior

Kikuno Nonoyama (Full-Time)
M.A. Columbia University; B.A. Hunter College. Academic Assistant, Baruch College; Former Financial Research Analyst and Translator, Okato Shoji Company, Ltd. Assistant to Financial Consultants, Merrill Lynch

Jess Novak
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Florida State University; B.A. in English Literature, The College of William & Mary. Freelance Reporter, InStyle Magazine. Former Staff Writer, News Makeup. Former Online Editor, The Southeast Review

Leah Pariso
M.S. University of New Hampshire; B.A. Pace University. Full-Time Earth Science Teacher, The Windward School. Former Outreach Educator, Seacoast Science Center

Donna Pulese-Murphy
M.A. New York University; B.A. St. John University. Former Estate Appraiser & Buyer, Andrew & Peter Fabrikant Estate Diamonds & Fine Jewelry. Former Director of Marketing & Communications/Antique & Estate Buyer, Stephen L. Singer, Inc./ Stratford Estate Buying. Adjunct Professor, Leigh University

Susanna Randolph
M.A. New York University Steinhardt; B.A. Birmingham Southern College. Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking, Borough of Manhattan Community College. Former Assistant Teacher for Language Arts, Lafayette Academy

Simone Salmon-Nembhard
Ph. D. Candidate in Mathematics Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. New York University Steinhardt School of Education; B.A. University of Rochester. Education Consultant & Private Tutor. Former Mathematics Teacher (Grade 8), New York City Department of Education

Henry Smyth
M.A. Patterson School of Diplomacy, University of Kentucky; B.A. New College, Sarasota, FL. Founder, Latin American Advisors LLC, Investment Advisory Services

Elizabeth Sweibel (Full-Time)
M.A. Manhattan College; M.F.A. Maine College of Art; B.F.A. Massachusetts College of Art; B.A. University of Florida. “Many Kinds of Nothing” at Montserrat College of Art Gallery.”Neo-Abstraction” at AG Gallery. Gallery Korea at the Korean Cultural Service

LaNisha Thomas
M.S. and B.S. Clark Atlanta University. Adjunct Professor, Mathematics Coordinator, Bauder College. Former Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, LIM College

Nachum Turetzky
Ph.D. and B.A. City University of New York Graduate Center. Editor, Men & Masculinities Journal. Board Member, The Movement for Equality and Peace Between the Genders (Israel). Former Board Member/Columnist, SHVIL - The Israeli Chapter of Transparency International

Shahin Uddin
M.A. and B.A. Lehman College. Adjunct Professor, Manhattan Community College

Sheikh Uddin
M.A. and B.A. The City College of New York. Adjunct Professor: F.H. LaGuardia College, FIT, Medgar Evers College CUNY

Alexandra Vinarov
Ph.D. University of California; M.A. University of Notre Dame. Instructor of Spanish, Bramson ORT College. Former Assistant Professor of Spanish/Spanish Program Coordinator, SUNY Empire State College

Sybil White
M.A. Brooklyn College; B.A. City University of New York. Adjunct Lecturer, Brooklyn College. Literacy Specialist/ Curriculum Coordinator, Sunnyside After-School Program.  Former Graduate Research Assistant/Coordinator, Borough of Manhattan Community College

Melinda Wilson
Ph.D. Candidate in Creative Writing, Florida State University; M.F.A. Poetry Concentration, The New School; B.A. The University of New Hampshire. Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida State University. Former Writing Center Coordinator & Adjunct Professor of Arts & Communications, LIM College

Kim Wong
M.A. SUNY Albany; B.S. SUNY New Paltz. Adjunct Professor, FIT. Former Legal Assistant, Margaret Ann Bomba, Esq

Mark Worrell
Ph.D. and M.A. University of Toronto; B.A. Adelphi University. Former Assistant to the Dean of Student Life and Development, Assistant to the Executive Assistant to the President, and Assistant to the Director of International Student Services, Adelphi University. Invited Lecturer, Marist College, Vassar College, Adelphi University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Mary Washington College, and Long Island University

Experential Education & Career Management Department

Brianne Avena
M.S. PACE University; B.A. West Virginia University. Instructor, Twin Pines Elementary; Legal Assistant, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Berguson, L.L.P

Glenda Blakely
M.A. Michigan State University; B.A. Wilberforce University

Jocelyn Coalter
M.A. Stony Brook University, School of Social Welfare; B.A. Providence College. Director of Employer & Alumni Relations, Career Center, Yeshiva University. Former Assistant Director of Student Affairs, Office of Student Affairs, LIM College

Shirley Dong
B.S. New York University. Former Director of Marketing, 16 Handles. Former Personal Care, Senior Marketing Manager, Avon Products. Senior Budget Analyst, Saks Fifth Avenue

Jaclyn Garafola
M.A. The College of Staten Island;  B.P.S. LIM College. Former Non-Apparel Design Assistant, Liz Claiborne.  Owner/President, Neatnut Professional Organization

Renee Hunter
Founder and President, Sequoyah Fashion Planning. Buyer for Park Avenue Room/Advanced European Designers, Saks Fifth Avenue. Associate Fashion Director of Dresses, Suits, Fur, and Leathers, Bloomingdale’s

Jennie Jackson
M.A. London College of Fashion; B.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Consultant-FutureFashion Initiative, Earth Pledge. Former Knitwear Design Consultant, Linda Trau Studio. Former Assistant Designer-Licensed Products, Joseph Abboud

La-Dana Jenkins
M.A. John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA; B.A. SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY. Adjunct Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College. Proprietor/Career Developer/Professional Resume Writer, LRJ Counseling Services LLC

Susan Kavy
B.A. Ithaca College; A.A. S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Former Counselor - Internship Center, Fashion Institute of Technology. Former Buyer, Missy Better Traditional/Contemporary Sportswear, Allied Stores Marketing Corporation

Ingrid Marshall
M.S. and B.B.A. Pace University. Independent academic consultant. Former Senior Controller/Assistant to Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets. Former Senior Investment Accounting/Reporting Analyst, TIAA-CREF. Former Senior Market Analyst/Global Derivatives, Prudential Securities

Emily Miethner
B.S. Hofstra University. Founder, CEO, FindSpark. Founder, CEO, Miethner Creative Group. Former Community Manager, RecordSetter

Alison Munsch
M.A. Queens College of the City University of New York; B.A. City College of the City University of New York. Principal Owner, Insights For Actions Research

Elisa Swiller
B.S. University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Former Recruiter, Client Service Manager of Temporary Division, Forrest Edwards Group

Ted Taylor
B.A. LaSalle University. Former Vice President/General Manager, World Windows.  Former Vice President of Merchandising, Target Sourcing Services

Rahul D. Zala
M.B.A. and B.A. LIM College.  Operations Analyst, Alexander Wang Inc. Former Staff Accountant & Operations Coordinator, Shayonara Inc. Former Accounts, Operation & Marketing Assistant, RK Uniforms, Inc. 

Fashion Merchandising Department

Terry Allan Burstein, Chair, Fashion Merchandising Department

M.F.A. The New School; B.S. University of Bridgeport. Former Director, Global Development Center, Avon Products, Inc. Group Brand Manager, Calvin Klein Cosmetics Company. Manager, International Marketing and Planning, Parfums Stern, Inc.

Hilda Alfonso (Full-Time)
B.S. and A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Account Executive, Ulster Weavers. Former Production Manager (Infant and Toddler), E.S. Sutton, Inc. Production Coordinator Assistant, Bentex Group. Textile Coordinator Assistant, Marcrest Knitting Mills

Walter Atkinson
B.S. Ithaca College. Internship Coordinator/Job Placement, Katharine Gibbs School. CEO/ Professor/Artist, Wizards School LLC. Graphic Artist/Production Manager, Orion Telecommunications. Production Manager, David N Apparel and Touché Apparel

Juliette Atwi
M.B.A. The City University of New York, Bernard M. Baruch College, Zucklin School of Business; B.A. The State University of New York Fashion Institute of Technology. Consulting Services, Ben’s Garden, Inc. Former Adjunct Professor of Global Sourcing, FIT

Michelle Ayers
M.A. American Intercontinental University On-Line; B.A. Kent State University. Instructor, International Academy of Design and Technology

Fabrizio Babino
B.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Public Relations Manager, IT USA, Inc. Former Public Relations Manager, John Galliano. Former Public Relations Coordinator, Gianfranco Ferre

Patricia Ann Baukal
M.A. Fordham University; B.S. Marymount College. Guidance Counselor, Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons School of Design. Former Product Developer and Event Planner, B. Altman (Shoe Division)

Mary Bays
B.F.A. Fashion Institute of Technology. Former Design Director, Victoria Royal. Former Designer, Bigio Collection.

Terance Coffee
B.A. Clark Atlanta University. Account Services/Promotions, UniWorld Group Inc. Former Marketing and Promotions Manager, WRKS Radio, Emmis Communications. Former Regional Specialist Event Planner, Macy’s East. Former Programming Research Analyst, CBS Network

Caletha Crawford
M.A. Syracuse University; B.A in Technical Writing, Carnegie Mellon University. Part-time Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design.  Freelance Writer.  Former Editor in Chief and Publisher, Earnshaw’s magazine

Thomas Dima
B.S. Syracuse University. Freelance consultant with clients including Syfy, Dunn & Overwith, and Time Warner Cable. Former Communications/Public Affairs consultant, Syfy Network. Former Marketing Communications consultant, Child Abuse Prevention Program. Former Vice President - Communications, Marketing & Special Projects, Cable Positive

Janice Everett
M.A. Royal College of Art (England); B.A. Hornsey College of Art (England). Owner, Janice E & Company. Designer, Josephine Chaus, Ann Taylor, Alok Bedding, and Anthropologie. Former Buying, Styling and Creative consultant: Vintage Collection, A&P Food Emporium, and Beiersdorf AG

John Favreau
B.S. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Senior Vice President, Business Developer, The McCall Pattern Company; Chief Executive Officer, Zero Odor, LLC

Charles Fradella (Full-Time)
M.B.A. and B.S. St. John’s University. Account Manager, R&R Menswear, Ltd. Former Vice President of Sales, Regal Division of Amerex. Former Director of Sales & Marketing, Jonathan Stone Ltd. Former Director of Merchandising, Seminole Manufacturing Company. Former Account Manager, Salant Corporation. Former Associate Buyer, JC Penney Company

Joanne Galanos
M.F.A. New York Academy of Art; B.F.A. School of Visual Arts; Double A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Former Design Director/Merchandiser, Kidfusion LLC. Freelance designer/ illustrator

Charles D. Goldfine
M.B.A. University of Pennsylvania / Wharton School; A.B. Brown University. Former Buyer/Senior Merchant, Saks Fifth Avenue, Home Division. Buyer - Handbags: Coach, Chanel, Furla, Dooney & Bourke, Carlos Falchi, and Judith Lieber. Assistant General Manager/ Merchandising, New York Store. Buyer - Cosmetics: Estée Lauder, Clinique, Lancôme, La Prairie, and Prescriptive

Marla Greene (Full-Time)
M.B.A. Lubin Graduate School of Business, Pace University; B.S. State University of New York at Buffalo. Former Merchandise Manager, Liz Claireborne Outlet Stores. Former Buyer, Bare Necessities, Belk Store Services, Kids R Us

Amanda Hallay (Full-Time)
M.S. Bath Spa University College (England); B.A. The American University of Paris. International Fashion Editor, Couture and Men Mode magazines (Hong Kong). Former European Trend Analyst, The Doneger Group. Former Creative Director, Tiki Savage (Paris)

Mary Hargroves
B.S. C.W. Post College. Former Vice President of Design, Town & Country Living. Former Vice President of Design/Marketing/Sales, Style Lab, LLC. Former Associate Buyer, JC Penney. Former Department Manager, Lord & Taylor

Dimitri Koumbis
M.A. Savannah College of Art & Design; B.S. and B.A. Arizona State University. Adjunct Faculty, Departments of Fashion Merchandising & Marketing, Fashion Design & Graphic Design, Art Institute of New York City. Co-Founder & Creative Director, Bishop Collective, Formerly Situ Retail Environments. Former Merchandising Manager, Urban Outfitters Inc.

Erica Lavelanet
B.P.S. LIM College. Styling Club Advisor, LIM College. Owner, Lead Wardrobe Stylist; Persona Style Blogger, The Fashion Philosophy. Former Featured Blogger & Writer, Handbago. Former Official Fashion & Style Blogger, Teen Vogue Blogger Boutique Program in Partnership with Bebe

Donald Levy 
M.B.A. and B.A. New York University. Former Senior Product Manager, Stage Stores Inc. Former Product Manager, Saks Department Store Group. Former National Sales Manager, Dakota Smith Eyewear, Inc.

Nancy Mayer
B.S. State University of New York at Albany. Buyer, Brownstone Studio. Buyer/Merchandise Coordinator, Brylane, Inc.

Dianne Meranus
Ph.D. Columbia University; M.S. Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY); B.S. New York State College of Home Economics. Chair of Fashion Programs and Academic Advisor to Fashion majors at Marymount College of Fordham University

Nancy Miller (Full-Time), Associate Chair, Fashion Merchandising Department
B.S. Syracuse University; A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Former Account Manager, Royal Carolina Corp. Former Senior Sales Manager, Waverly Textile Processing. Former Merchandising Director, Doctor Denton Childrenswear. Former Product Manager, Kingsley Manufacturing Corporation

Bruce Morrison
M.B.A. New York University; B.S. University of Arizona. Former Group Manager, Bloomingdale’s. Outerwear Product Developer, Casual Corner

Chris Serluco
Men’s Corporate Design Director, Kenneth Cole Productions. Former Vice President and Creative Director, NYBASED. Former Vice President of Sales and Merchandising, Kitkit. Former Buyer, Bonwit Teller

Sally Shapiro (Full-Time)
M.A. New York University; B.A. State University of New York College at New Paltz. Former Market Specialist, The Doneger Group. Former Senior Account Manager, Cyrk, Inc. Former Sales Director, Private Label Division, Farah USA. Former Product Manager, Frederick Atkins

Andrea Skillings
M.A. The New School; B.S. University of Rhode Island; Continuing Education, Fashion Institute of Technology. Director of Product Development, Xcessory International. Former Director of Product Development & Production, Rashti & Rashti

Chriss Slevin
M.F.A. and B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design. Creative Director, Wayward, LLC. Former Director of Product Development, Chilewich. Co-Author of a Regional Guide Book “Dirt Cheap, Real Good: A Highway Guide to Thrift Stores”

Carlton O. Spence
B.S. University of Massachusetts. Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Image Consultant, Style Evolution. Former Visual Merchandiser, Brooks Brothers

Patrick Tormey
M.B.A. Iona College; B.B.A. Baruch College. Former Merchandise Manager, Sears. Former Merchandise Manager, Belk Stores. Direct Marketing Practitioner, Real Deals USA, Inc. Contributing Editor, Fashion Mannuscript

Jennifer Torres
B.A. and A.A. Fashion Institute of Technology. Design consultant, private clients. Founder and Former President, Jennifer Tiscornia Bridal. Assistant Merchandiser, Kenar Enterprises. Assistant Designer, Komar and Sons, Inc.

LeeAnn Turgeon-Rutkovsky
D.B.A. Argosy University; M.S. Rensselaer Institute; B.S.E.D. Central State University. CEO, Cheeky & Teal/Design Company. Former Adjunct Professor & Course Developer, Mitchell College. Adjunct Professor, American College for the Arts & Brooks College

Susan Watters
M.A. New York University; B.S. Syracuse University. Former Field Trainer / Store Manager / Frame Buyer, Sterling Optical. Assistant Trim Buyer / Production Assistant, Calvin Klein. Sales Manager, Abraham & Strauss

Joelle Williams 
B.A. Fisk University. Former Assistant Store Manager, Macy’s. Former Divisional Sales Manager, Hecht’s

Latoya Woods
M.S. Mercy College; B.S. University of Delaware. Consultant, Men’s Ready to Wear, Kenneth Cole Productions. Former Merchandise Merchandiser, Alice & Olivia. Former Senior Merchandiser, MMK Europe Ready to Wear, Michael Kors

Claire Young
B.A. Fordham University; A.S. FIT. Adjunct Professor, FIT. Former Forecasting Manager, Handbags/ Women’s Accessories, Coach Inc. Former Merchandiser, Men’s Jeans/Sportswear & H. Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger, New York.

Svetlana Zakharina
M.S. State Pedagogical University of Smolensk (Russia); B.S. and A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Senior Production Specialist, Liz Claiborne, Inc.

Marketing, Management & Finance Department 

Dr. Susan Baxter, Chair, Marketing, Management & Finance Department
D.B.A. Argosy University; M.B.A. University of Phoenix; M.S. St. Cloud State University; B.A. College of St. Benedict. Test Question Writer, Prometric. Former Trainer, Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Former Licensed Mortgage Broker, Advanced Home Loans. Former Network Contracting Manager and Care Management Manager, HORIZON Behavioral Services.

Lolita Alford
M.B.A. LIM College;  B.F.A. American InterContinental University. Mandarin Communication Group Fashion & LifeStyle Contributor, Joint Interest Inc. Director of Editorial Cintent & Outreach, Fashinvest. Independent Business Correspondent, Exceed Network. Former Independent Online Editor, engageSimply. Former Digital Marketing Consultant, The Fine Kitchen

Murray Altman
M.B.A. University of Maryland; B.A. University of Colorado. Former CFO, Senior Vice President, May Department Stores

Evgenia Apostolova-Blossom
M.S. University of Arizona; B.S. University of Maine. Former Adjunct Instructor: American University in Bulgaria and University of Arizona

Gayathri Banavara (Full-Time)
M.S. Mercy College; B.A. University of Delhi. 

Jasmine Bellamy
M.B.A. Fordham University Graduate School of Business; B.S. Syracuse University. Brand Director/Consultant, EleVen by Venus Williams. Former Divisional Merchandise Manager, Steve and Barry’s. Former Product Manager, The Avenue - United Retail Group. Former Consultant / Product Director, Petite Sophisticate - Charming Shoppes, Inc. Former Merchandise Manager and Senior Merchandiser, Ann Taylor LOFT - Ann Taylor Stores Corporation. Former Buyer, Bloomingdale’s - Federated Department Stores, Inc. Former Buyer, Lord & Taylor - May Department Stores Company

Virginia M. Blake West
M.B.A. PACE University; B.S. University of New Hampshire. Director of Marketing, Pepsi-Lipton

Dudley Blossom (Full-Time)
Ph.D. University of Arizona; B.A. Trinity College

Quintin Cedeno
M.B.A. Dowling College; M.A. and B.S. Hunter College. Adjunct Professor: Borough of Manhattan Community College and New York City College of Technology

Erica Wen Wen Chien
D.B.A. Nova Southeastern University; M.S. Arkansas Tech University; B.S. Tamkang University (Taiwan). Former Internal Auditor, MetaTech Inc. (Taiwan). Former External Auditor, PriceWaterHouseCoopers (Taiwan)

Christopher Consorte
M.S. New York University; B.S. St. John’s University. Chief Marketing Officer, Integrated Direct LLC/Integrated Interactive LLC. Former Director of Marketing, BLS Funding. Former Director of Web Marketing, Jupiter Media Metrix. Former Manager, Electronic Promotions and Direct Response Marketing, John Wily & Sons, Inc.

Robert Conrad (Full-Time)
B.S. Villanova University. Former Senior Vice President - Design and Product Development, Limited Brands, Inc. Former President - Modern and Classic Accessories, Liz Claiborne, Inc. Former Account Executive, Revlon, Inc. Former Assistant Buyer, J.C. Penney

Chris Consorte
M.S. New York University; B.S. St. John’s University. Chief Marketing Officer, Integrated Direct LLC/Integrated Interactive LLC. Former Director of Marketing, BLS Funding. Former Director of Web Marketing, Jupiter Media Metrix. Former Manager, Electronic Promotions and Direct Response Marketing, John Wily & Sons, Inc.

Karr Dyal
M.A. New York Institute of Technology; B.F.A. School of Visual Arts. Artist

Edward Fritz
M.P.A. Long Island University. Former Manager, Nassau County

Monique Howard
M.S. and B.S. Long Island University. Coordinator/Facilitator of Cloud Computing Initiative & Course Management Systems, Long Island University. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Long Island University Brooklyn

Neil Hwang
M.S. University of Massachusetts; M.B.A. MIT Sloan School of Management; M.P.A. Harvard University; B.A. Weber State University. Instructor, Pacific College, Manhattan College. Senior Financial Planning & Analysis, M&A Consultant, Advance Finance Group. Former Associate, McKinsey & Company

Gayon Griffin
M.B.A. DeVry University - Keller Graduate School of Management; B.S. Trinity College. Database/Contracts Manager - Supply Chain, The Chefs Warehouse. Former Financial Analyst - Northeast Business Unit, Coca Cola Enterprises

Marla Greene (Full-Time)
M.B.A. Pace University, Lubin Graduate School of Business; B.S. State University of New York at Buffalo 

Iris Hershenson
M.B.A. Fordham University; B.A. Hunter College. Consultant, Media Solutions Corporation (clients have included American Express, McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, and UBS Financial Services)

Mitchell Janewicz
M.B.A. Wagner College; B.S. St. Francis College, New York. Project Manager, Banking, Lending, and Financial Service Consultant

Kenneth Kambara (Full-Time)
Ph.D. University of California at Irvine, Graduate School of Management; M.S. University of Oregon, The Lundquist College of Business; B.S. California State University at Long Beach. Former Assistant Professor of Business & Associate Director of the Center for Equality and Justice, California Lutheran University. Adjunct Professor, California State University at Long Beach. Senior Partner/Research Director, The Kambara-Vickers Group

John Keane
M.B.A. St. John’s University; B.A. Georgetown University; International Business Program, Oxford University. Executive Director, The Bauer Media Group, Inc. Former Executive Director (Marketing), House and Garden Magazine

Michelle Kennedy
M.B.A. DeVry University-Keller School of Management; B.B.A. Berkeley College. Former Financial Controller, Corporate Funding Partners. Former IT Purchasing Agent / Telecom Assistant, EURO RSCG. Former Financial Analyst, EarthTech/Tyco

Ashok Kirpalani
M.B.A. Hofstra University; B.A. Rutgers College; M.S. Long Island University. Treasurer, Valley Stream Central High School District. Vice President, Underwriter -Middle Market, Capital One Bank. Assistant Vice President-Business Banker, Flushing Savings Bank

Nicole Kirpalani (Full-Time), Associate Chair, Marketing, Management, & Finance Department
Ph.D. City University of New York; M.S. and M.B.A., Hofstra University; B.B.A. Cooperative State University Germany. Former Product Line Financial Analyst, Hewlett-Packard; Former Marketing Assistant Irmscher International.

Stanley Kohlenberg
B.S. Columbia University. Treasurer, DP Parfumerie Corporation. Former Executive Vice President, R. Kohlenberg & Company. President and Chief Operating Officer, SanofiBeauty Products, Inc. President and Founder, Calvin Klein Cosmetics. Executive Vice President - General Manager, Revlon. President (U.S. Division), Coty

Rudolph Lalak (Full-Time)
Ph.D. Touro University; M.B.A. Iona College; B.S. Fordham University. Advanced Professional Certificate - Taxation, New York University. Certified Management Accountant and Certified in Financial Management. Former Financial Director, JP Morgan Chase

Joseph Marutollo
J.D. Pace University, School of Law; B.S. Fordham University. Assistant Corporation Counsel, New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel.

Kirk McLean
M.S. City College of New York; M.S. Brooklyn College; B.S. University of West Indies. Former New York City Teaching Fellow

Erin McKinstry
Ed.D. and M.B.A. St. John’s University; B.S. Fordham University. Adjunct Professor, Garden City Adult Continuing Education. Teacher of Business Education classes, Garden City High School

Marilu Menendez
Double M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. The College of Saint Elizabeth. Owner, Marilu Menendez Communications. Former Director of Publicity and Fashion Events, Lord & Taylor. Former Fashion Director (Accessories), Bonwit Teller

Tarshene Miller-Greaves
M.B.A. Long Island University; B.A. Ithaca College. Assistant Adjunct Professor, Long Island University. Senior Adjunct Lecturer, St. Francis College

Shelly J. Nicholas
M.B.A. University of Connecticut;  B.B.A. Fordham University. Business Communications Instructor, Year Up/CCRI.  Former Marketing Project Manager, Entrepreneurs’ Organization.  Former Senior Account Manager, Seedco/NYC Dept. of Small Business Services.  Former E-Marketing Manager, Yoga Direct

Julia Nomee
M.S. Pace University; B.S. University of Connecticut. Lecturer, Pace University;.Multimedia T4 Teacher, Brooklyn Public Library. Former Operator, Show and Tell Productions

Mary Ellen O’Connor Shyne
M.B.A. New York Institute of Technology; B.A. Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY). Former Human Resources Manager, Pfizer, Inc.

Eve Proper (Full-Time)
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University; M.A. Indiana University; B.A. Case Western Reserve University. Co-author of Professors Behaving Badly: Faculty Misconduct in Graduate Teaching (Johns Hopkins Press, 2011).

Emilio Rodriguez
J.D. Fordham University; B.A. St. John’s University. Principal, Law Office of Emilio Rodriguez; Former Associate, Zimmer Bieber LLP. Former Assistant Adjunct Professor, Hostos Community College, CUNY

Robert Romano
J.D. Loyola University School of Law; M.S. Columbia University; B.S. Southern Connecticut State University. General Counsel, RISE International Sports Enterprises. Arbitrator, the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch. Former General Counsel/President, The Romano Sports Entertaining Agency, LLC. Former Director of Sports Management/Assistant Professor, Mercy College. Former Faculty Advisor/Adjunct Professor, St. John’s University School of Law

Sudhir Sachdev
M.B.A. Hofstra University; M.A. Jamia University (India); B.S. Delhi University (India). Adjunct Instructor, Farmingdale State College. Consultant, The OysterBridge Group Incorporated. Former Financial Planner

Noelle Sinclair
M.B.A. Monterey Institute of International Studies; B.A. Vassar College. Former Project Coordinator, ESL and TOEFL Instructor, Rennert Bilingual. Former Consultant, Seoul Teachers Training Center. Former Department Manager, Bloomingdale’s

Barbara Skelly
M.B.A. St. John’s University; B.B.A. Pace University. Former Director of Marketing, Stanton Carpet. Former Vice President of Marketing, Designtex (Steelcase). Former Director of Marketing Communication & Licensing, FSC Wall Coverings

Fred Steinberg
M.S. Columbia University; B.S. Cornell University. Olympic Marketing Consultant. Former Advertising Advisor and Regional Director of Communications, IBM

Ira Stolzenberg
B.S. Brooklyn College. Assistant Professor & Program Director, Farmingdale State College. Adjunct Professor, Molloy College. Former Officer, Global Home Loans & Finance & e-Home Credit Corporation CPA

Anna Tsipenyuk
M.S. University of Kiev, Ukraine. Adjunct Professor, Berkeley College, ASA College - Division of Computer Technology. Former Lawson Programmer, NBTY

Paula Wang
M.S. New York University; B.A. Beijing Normal University. Advanced Scholar Program, The American Society of Journalists and Editors, American University. Business Investment Consultant and Analyst, G&L Group. Cross-Culture Business Consultant, Berlitz Cultural Consulting. Strategic Media Business and Advertising Market Analyst, Conde Nast. Advertising Development Project Manager, Trend Group. Assistant Editor, The Boston Globe. Senior Buisness Journalist and Editor (International Investment/Global market sections), China Business Times

Dianne Weinstein 
Ph.D. and M.B.A. Hofstra University; B.A. New York University. Adjunct Instructor: Farmingdale State College, Hofstra University, CUNY, Baruch College. Change Agent, Vice President-Human Resources, Chief Ethics Officer, President and Owner, International Coaching/Assessment Training

Kenneth Weinstein (Full-Time)
M.B.A. Hofstra University; M.S. and B.A. CUNY Lehman College. Former Mentor & Adjunct Professor for the Business Program, CUNY School of Professional Studies; Former Director of Product Marketing, Honeywell

Barry Zusman
M.B.A. Pace University; B.S. Clarkson University. Principal, The Zusman Company. Senior Vice President, Plesser Holland Associates. Corporate Communications Manager, CMP Media, Inc. Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations

Visual Merchandising Department

Eric Feigenbaum, Chair, Visual Merchandising Department

Joshua Bookman
B.S. Ohio University. Senior Visual Merchandiser, ZenGenius, Inc. Former Financial Advisor, JPMorgan Chase. Former Visual Merchandiser & Assistant Manager at Pier 1 Imports

Chantal Charpentier
B.B.A. LIM College; A.A.S. Briarwood College. Visual Planagramming Assistant Manager, Macy’s Merchandising Group. Former Visual Assistant/Sales Associate, Coach. Former Freelance Visual Merchandiser, Bergdorf Goodman

Michael Creagh
M.A. University of Sussex (England); B.A. Northwestern University. Fashion Photographer (published credits include: Neo2, Big Shot, Lemonade, and WYWS magazines). Contributing photos in W and Elle magazines. Clients have included: Song Music Germany, MTV, F.I.T., and Vidal Sassoon

Julio Gomez
B.F.A. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Design/Creative Consultant. Former Director of Windows, Saks Fifth Avenue. Former Owner, RestoRocket. Former Production Coordinator, TwoSeven Inc.

Syd Hap
M.A. New York University; B.F.A. Pratt Institute. Sculptor, McCann Erikson Advertising Agency. Sculptor and Puppet Designer, King Features

Judith Hugentobler
M.F.A. State University of New York at Albany; B.F.A. University of Illinois. Curatorial work and Exhibition Coordinator, Saratoga County Council of the Arts. Former Program Assistant to the Art Department - Electronic Media Arts and Communications, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Patti Jordan (Full-Time)
M.F.A. Montclair State University; B.F.A Pratt Institute. Adjunct Professor - Art Council of Princeton. Former Adjunct Professor, Rutherford Art Association, Truman State University. Designer, Makeready Press Gallery

Grailing King (Full-Time)
B.S. Illinois State University; Certificate, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Freelance visual merchandiser, Bergdorf Goodman, Victoria’s Secret

Katerina Lanfranco
M.F.A. Hunter College, City University of New York; B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz; B.S. University of Texas at Austin; A.A.S. and Certificate Fashion Institute of Technology.

Karen Oleson
B.F.A. Pratt Institute. Creative Principal, Hambrecht Oleson Design Associates. Former Vice President/Creative Director, FRCH. Former Senior Project Designer, Bloomingdale’s. Former Adjunct Professor, Pratt Institute

Samuel Palmiotto
B.F.A. Empire State College. Senior Visual Manager, Set Manager, District Visual Manager, JC Penney Company. Visual Director, Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford home remodel

Monica Rakocy
A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology. Visual Merchandising consultant (clients have included Ardee Eyewear, Bunnies, D. Esse, Maternal Instincts, Uncle Sam’s Umbrellas, Franklin Sporting Goods, Nice Man, and Nature’s Elements)

Marjorie Lee Woo (Full-Time), Associate Chair, Visual Merchandising Department
B.S. University of Texas at Austin, A.A.S. and Certificate Fashion Institute of Technology. Owner/Designer, Marjorie Lee Woo Fine Millinery. Buyer and Assistant Buyer, Joske’s

Board of Directors

William J. Borner, Esq., Chairman
President, Talyarps Corporation. Former General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Spraylat Corporation

Rosalind S. Neff, Vice Chair
Former Chairperson, Center for Social Responsibility, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

William R. Baldt, Ed.D.
President Emeritus, Goldey-Beacom College

Sally A. Crawford
Former Merchandise Manager and Vice President, J.W. Robinson’s, Robinson’s-May, The Broadway, Nike Retail, Macy’s San Francisco

Patty Farmer
Alumna - Class of 1976. Entrepreneur/Author

Kate M. Gulliver
Program Evaluator (Retired), Office of Higher Education, New York State Education Department

Jay Horowitz, CPA PFS
Principal, Jay R. Horowitz CPA P.C., Registered Investment Advisor, Gateway Advisory Services, LLC

Adrian G. Marcuse, LL.D.
President Emeritus, LIM College

Elizabeth S. Marcuse, DCS
President, LIM College

Nancy Marcuse Marshall
Co-Founder, The Rapunzel Project. Former Executive, Filenes, Lord & Taylor, Alberto Culver, Kitchens of Sara Lee and Celestial Seasonings

Gail E. Rothwell
Alumna - Class of 1971. Owner, Gail Rothwell, Ltd. Former President, Nine West Footwear

W. Michael Shaffer, LL.D.
Former Divisional Vice President, UBS Wealth Management. Former Executive Director of Test Development, The College Board