Business Administration Faculty

    Mary McLean-Hely

    Lecturer in Business Administration Director of Online Education/Instructional Technologist

    Phone: 845-848-4017
    Email: mary.mclean-hely@dc.edu
    Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
    Area(s) of Specialization: Business Administration and Management

        F.M. Jeanette Geller, MCP, CCI, MBA

        Lecturer in Business Administration

        Phone: 845-848-xxxx
        Email: jeanette.geller@dc.edu
        Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division

            Lori Massad

                Carrie Boericke

                    Joey Clinton

                        Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky

                        Director, Division of Business Administration, Assistant Professor

                        Email: i.rudolph-shabinsky@dc.edu
                        Phone: 845-848-4023
                        Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                        Area(s) of Specialization: Marketing, Finance, Investments, Sports Management

                        Education:

                        B.A., Cornell University (Economics and Soviet/East European Studies)
                        M.B.A., Columbia University (Marketing and Finance)
                        CFA, Chartered Financial Analysts Institut

                        Experience:

                        Senior Vice President, AllianceBernstein – held various senior roles over a 27-year career at AB, including senior portfolio manager, head of business development and co-head of global marketing. Prior to AB, he worked at AIG focusing on new product development and at Kwasha-Lipton as an actuarial analyst.

                        Director of Rockland Rowing Association, a not-for-profit community program for youth and adults.

                        Author and co-author for many investment-related articles, including “Beyond Interest Rate Anticipation: Strategies for Adding Value in Fixed Income” (2000) and “Assigning a Duration to Inflation-Protected Bonds” (1999), both published in the Financial Analysts Journal. He also wrote “Managed Synthetics,” (1998) published in The Handbook of Stable Value Investing, and “LDI: Reducing Downside Risk with Global Bonds” (2012), published in The Journal of Investing.

                            Russell Diaz

                            Executive Director of IT, Academic Technology Coordinator and Adjunct Instructor

                            Email: Russell.diaz@dc.edu
                            Phone: 845-848-4048
                            Office Location: Casey Hall-IT Department
                            Areas of Specialization: Exec. Director of IT, Academic Technology Coordinator, and Adjunct Instructor

                            Education:

                            A.A.S Academy of Aeronautics Queens NY, Major in Electronics
                            B.S. Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry NY, Major Computer Information Systems
                            M.S. Marist College, Poughkeepsie NY, Major Computer Information Systems

                            Work Experience:

                            • Bear, Diagnostics Division Tarrytown NY, 5 years as an electronics technician
                            • Bear, Diagnostics Division Tarrytown NY, ten years as a software engineer in R&D
                            • Bear, Diagnostics Division Tarrytown NY, 3years as a Network administrator
                            • GreategMacbeth, New Windsor NY, ten years managing IT services in 5 US sites
                            • Dominican College, Orangeburg NY, 9 years as Executive Director of IT, 5 years as an adjunct instructor, 1year as Academic Technology Coordinator

                                Jerrold Fleisher

                                Lecturer in Business Administration

                                Contact Information:

                                Email: Jerrold.fleisher@dc.edu
                                Phone: 845-398-7788
                                Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                Areas of Specialization: Business Law I & II and International Law

                                Education:

                                B.A., Union College
                                L.L.B., Albany Law School
                                J.D., Albany Law School 

                                Work Experience:

                                Professor Jerrold Fleisher graduated Union College and Albany Law School. He entered private practice and then started a legal research service for attorneys. He now operates Research Associates on a full time basis as well as teaching in the Business Administration Division on law related courses.

                                    Michael Hoffman

                                    Instructor of Accounting

                                    Phone: (845) 848-4022
                                    Cell Phone: (914) 413-9725
                                    Email: michael.hoffman@dc.edu

                                    B.S. Accounting – Fairfield University
                                    M.B.A. Finance – Fordham University
                                    C.P.A. New York State

                                    Work Experience:

                                    Public accounting Eisner, Grant Thornton – senior audit manager
                                    Lecroy – Director of financial reporting
                                    Ziff Davis Media – Corporate controller
                                    Parisi Sports Inc. – Chief Financial Officer
                                    Major League Soccer – Controller

                                    Prior Teaching Experience:

                                    Adjunct accounting professor St. Thomas Aquinas MBA program.

                                    Mike lives in West Nyack with his wife and two children and is involved in a number of community organizations including being a member of the West Nyack Little League board of directors for the past nine years.

                                        Donald K. Hsu, Ph.D.

                                        Associate Professor of CIS and International Management

                                        Email: Don.hsu@dc.edu
                                        Phone: 845-848-4025
                                        Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                        Areas of Specialization: CIS/MIS, Certificate Programs and International Mgt.

                                        Education:

                                        B.S. Taiwan Cheng Kung University
                                        M.S. Fordham University
                                        Ph. D., Fordham University

                                        Work Experience:

                                        Dr. Donald Hsu has earned a PhD from Fordham University, was the Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University and Columbia University.  At Felician College, Dr. Hsu founded the Computer Science Department, served as the Chief Information Officer, and received hundreds of thousands of dollars in computer grants from the State of New Jersey.

                                        At Dominican College, he was the Director of Business Division for six years, managing 7 full-time and 35 part-time MBAs and PhD staff. He consults with 5 CEOs in New York area companies. He is the president of Chinese American Scholars Association (CASA), a non-profit firm in NYC.  CASA ran 17 successful E-Leader conferences in Asia and Europe since 2006. He is 1% top rank all-star at the Linkedin social network, with 5,000+ global business partners and clients.

                                            Clare Pennino, Ph.D.

                                            Associate Professor, Business Administration

                                            Email: clare.pennino@dc.edu
                                            Phone: 845-848-4019
                                            Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                            Area(s) of Specialization: Business Administration and Management

                                            Education:

                                            B.A., Fordham University
                                            M.B.A., Iona College
                                            Ph.D., New York University

                                            Work Experience:

                                            Author of various journal articles and college textbook supplements
                                            Former corporate manager at AT& T, BellSouth, MCI

                                                Philip J. Sciame

                                                Assistant Professor of Computer Science

                                                Email: phil.sciame@dc.edu
                                                Phone: 845-848-4021
                                                Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                                Areas of Specialization: CIS/MIS and Computer Certificate Programs
                                                B.S. Manhattan College
                                                M.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University
                                                M.B.A. Iona College

                                                Work Experience:

                                                • Dominican College
                                                • Long Island University
                                                • Fairleigh Dickinson University
                                                • Bergen Community College
                                                • Dwight Morrow High School
                                                • Insurance Services Organization
                                                • Citibank
                                                • CBS Records

                                                    John Spillner

                                                    Assistant Professor of Business Administration

                                                    Email: john.spillner@dc.edu
                                                    Cell Phone: 340-626-8369
                                                    Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                                    Areas of Specialization: Economics, Finance, and Management

                                                    B.B.A. Pace University
                                                    M.B.A. New York University
                                                    Certificate in Management Accounting (CMA)

                                                    John studied at Pace University (BBA in Accountancy Practice) and New York University’s Stern School of Management (MBA in Business Economics), along with additional doctoral graduate studies in economics, business, and education at New York University.

                                                    He holds a Certificate in Management Accounting (CMA), granted him upon examination by the Institute of Management Accountants in 1972.

                                                    Work Experience:

                                                    John’s business experience includes positions as a corporate officer in the advertising industry (Vice President—Finance of Euro-Advertising Holding Company, BV, an international group of advertising agencies based in the Netherlands; Corporate Assistant Treasurer of J. W. Thompson Company—JWT, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies). He also has small business experience in real estate management.

                                                    John brings his business and international experience to the classroom. He primarily teaches economics, but has also taught numerous courses in finance, accounting, and management at the college level during the course of fifty years.  He has taught at Dominican since 1996 and was Business Administration Division Director for seven years; prior to that he was a tenured faculty member at Pace University and taught as a visiting Professore at Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland.

                                                    A native of the Bronx, John has taught, worked, and travelled in Europe and elsewhere. He lives in Westchester County, NY, when teaching at Dominican and spends his remaining time in the U. S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas), where his wife resides and works as a Registered Nurse.

                                                        Victoria Szerko

                                                        Assistant Professor of Business Administration

                                                        Email: vicky.szerko@dc.edu
                                                        Phone: 845-848-4028
                                                        Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division
                                                        Areas of Specialization: Management, Marketing, Business Administration

                                                        Education:

                                                        B.A. Barnard College
                                                        M.B.A. Columbia University Graduate School of Business

                                                        Work Experience:

                                                        Vicky Szerko received her BA in Political Science from Barnard College and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.  Prior to her teaching career Professor Szerko worked in advertising and product management at Ogilvey & Mather, Grey Advertising and A&W Beverages, and also produced sports documentaries for Conrad Television Associates in the UK.  Professor Szerko’s interests center on behavioral economics and big data for marketing applications.

                                                            Denice Tomassetti

                                                            Email: denice.tomassetti@dc.edu
                                                            Phone: 845-848-4020
                                                            Office Location: Casey Hall-Business Administration Division