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Advisory Council

As we educate students for future managerial careers, we are fortunate to have a group of regional business executives dedicated to consulting with the School of Business on the matters of curriculum design and program development. The Fredonia School of Business Advisory Council, established in 2002, currently includes the following successful business professionals who advise the school on the delivery of high quality educational programs:



Reneta Barneva

Department of Applied Professional Studies
School of Business    SUNY Fredonia

George Borrello

NYS Senator for the 57th Senate District Jamestown, NY

Mark Bruno

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP - Retired

Ashley Bucholtz

Division of Finance & Admin.
University at Buffalo

Charles Cornell

Fredonia Technology Incubator
SUNY Fredonia

Claire Dennehy

Crohns & Colitis Foundation

Thomas Dujenski

Consultant/Retired Senior Executive Bank Regulator

Bruce Erickson

Fancher Chair Co., Inc. Falconer, NY

Julie Fitzpatrick

Department of Business Administration             SUNY Fredonia

Rachel A. Foley

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc.                            Dunkirk, NY

Olivia Gates

President of Business Club   SUNY Fredonia

Mark Geise

Chaut. Co. and the County of Chaut. Industrial Develop. Agency (CCIDA)

Walter Gotowka

The Lawley Tradition Agency,Inc.                Dunkirk, NY

Linda Hall

Interim Director of the School of Business     SUNY Fredonia

Kenneth Haller

President of Music Industry Club   SUNY Fredonia

Max Krug

Future State Engineering

James Lewer

Bank of America           Erie, PA

Tyler Lewis

Erie Forge and Steel, Inc.

Carol Loja

Chair, American Society for Quality (ASQ)                 SUNY Fredonia

Susan McNamara

Department of Business Administration                SUNY Fredonia

Timothy Murphy

University Advancement   SUNY Fredonia

Max Pickard

Cattaraugus County Bank                              Little Valley, NY

Ryan Piniewski

President of American Marketing Association (AMA)                         SUNY Fredonia

Darren Pope

Independent Health  Tonawanda, NY

Allison Price

President of Accounting Society SUNY Fredonia

Michael Pucci

Pucci Properties, Inc.        Fredonia, NY

Andrew Reading, CPA

Dopkins & Company, LLP   Buffalo, NY

Mojtaba Seyedian

School of Business       SUNY Fredonia

George Simmons

Derby Management 

Mark Smeadala

OpsClinic                     Chicago, IL


Steven Staversky

The Bonadio Group

Rochester, NY


Christine Swanson

Paychex               Lakewood, NY


Sam Wagner

President of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) SUNY Fredonia

Mark Washo

Freedom Sports and Entertainment



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