Advisory Groups 


Among the ways a Nazareth education stays relevant to workplace needs is to include business and nonprofit professionals as advisors, adjunct faculty, and internship supervisors — who also regularly make job offers to our students.

Advisory Councils

Advisory Council to the MS Strategic Marketing
  • Bryan Adams, clinical assistant professor of marketing at Nazareth University
  • Michelle Ashby, founder and president at Tipping Point Communications
  • Zach Bokuniewicz, video production and graphic designer at University of Rochester
  • Mike DeCory, VP of grocery, dairy, and frozen at Wegmans
  • Sarah Hanson, director of marketing at Seneca Park Zoo Society
  • Peter Infante, retired chief strategy officer at Butler/Till
  • Ray Martino, retired managing partner at Martino Flynn
  • Tim Mason, president and chief executive officer at Mason Marketing
  • Doug Parton, head of talent at Partners + Napier
  • Rose Hair, interim dean of the School of Business and Leadership at Nazareth University
  • Carrie Riby, director of marketing at Black Button Distilling
  • Ari Rodriguez-Hefke, director of corporate marketing at Paychex
  • Jeremy Schwartz, partner and creative lead at Truth Collective
  • Jennifer Shoemaker, VP/director of market & business intelligence at ESL Federal Credit Union
  • Mark Weber, clinical assistant professor of marketing at Nazareth University
HR Leadership Advisory Council
  • Bob Bourg, SVP, Human Resources, St. Ann's Community
  • Albert Cabral, Associate Professor, Nazareth University
  • Lisa Critchley, Chief Mindfulness Guru, Lisa Critchley, LLC
  • Steve DePerrior, Managing Principal, Burke Group
  • Barb Egenhofer, Director, Talent Strategy, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Cardenta Consulting, LLC
  • Lori Florack, SVP, Human Resources, Excellus BCBS
  • Kathy Gallucci, VPHR - CHRO, University of Rochester
  • Dr. Rose Hair, interim Dean, School of Business and Leadership, Nazareth University
  • Helen Halewski, President and Principal Consultant, Helen Halewski, PhD
  • Dr. Stephen Hill, Associate Professor, Human Resources Leadership graduate program director, Nazareth University
  • Gigi Lamb, Gigi Lamb, LLC
  • Jim Malvaso, SVP, Human Resources, Constellation Brands
  • Donna Maxwell, Donna Maxwell, LLC
  • Karen McClendon, CHRO, Paychex
  • Olga Mendez, American Packaging
  • Elizabeth (Betty) Petro, interim CHRO, Rochester Regional Health
  • Kevin Stickles, SVP, Human Resources, Wegmans
  • Maureen Wolfe, SBL Human Resources and Community, ESL
  • Dina Vazzana, CHRO, Idex Corp.
  • Lisa Wilborg, Gorbel
  • Laurie Zaucha, Laurie Zaucha, LLC
SBL Alumni Advisory Board
  • Darrell Bell, Vice President for Advancement, Nazareth University
  • Michael DeCory '91, VP Meat and Seafood Merchandising, Wegmans Food Markets
  • Sandi DeMott '89, Sr. Scrum Master, RPA System Development, Paychex, Inc.
  • Kristen Falk '09, Senior VP, Business Analyst, Evans Bank
  • Ryan Feltner '05, Sr. Relationship Manager - VP Commercial Banking, M & T Bank
  • Rose Hair, Interim Dean, School of Business and Leadership, Nazareth University
  • Jen Jopson '00, '09G, Retirement Services Manager, Paychex, Inc.
  • Dan Matteo '10, '11G, CPA, RDG + Partners Accounting & CPA Services
  • Devon McDonald '07, CPA/Principal, Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP (CTBK) 
  • Maurice (Max) McGinnis, Associate Vice President for Development and Engagement, Nazareth University
  • Mike Menard '15G, Sr. Director, Corporate Accounts; Adjunct for SBL, Cooper Vision, Nazareth University
  • Jim Ockenden '83, Chief Sales Officer, iV4
  • Gina Viggiani '84, Director, Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Nazareth University
  • Justin Stevens, President, O'Keefe Stevens Advisory, Inc.
  • Jon Weaver '08, COO, CatPrint