Business Administration Faculty

    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

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      Education:

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

      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.

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            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

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              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

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                  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.

                    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

                        Michael Hoffman

                        Assistant Professor of Accounting

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

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                          Education:

                          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 fifteen 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.

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                              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.

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                                    Mary McLean-Hely

                                    Director of Online Education/Instructional Technologist, Interim Coordinator for Information Technology Program, Business Division Faculty

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

                                        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

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                                          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

                                            Matt Schiering

                                              Phone: (845) 848-4028
                                              Email: matt.schiering@dc.edu
                                              Office: Casey Hall-103B-Business Administration Division
                                              Areas of Specialization: Marketing

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                                              Education: 

                                              B.S. Cornell University (1990); Hotel Administration, Marketing Concentration
                                              M.B.A. University of Texas at El Paso (1994)

                                              Work Experience:

                                              Chief Marketing Officer, Contec, Inc.; 2017 – 2021
                                              General Manager, PDI, Inc.; 2007 – 2017
                                              VP, Marketing, Irving Consumer Products; 2003 – 2007
                                              Marketing Director, Johnson & Johnson; 1998 – 2003
                                              Account Director, IRI, Inc.; 1995 – 1998
                                              U.S. Army (1st Lieutenant); 1990 – 1994

                                                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

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                                                  Education:

                                                  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.

                                                    Denise Dawkins

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