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    SEEMA - an exclusive mentoring program within the Leon Hess Business School was developed for our students to apply career development skills beyond the classroom. Through SEEMA, students will have the opportunity to engage in resume development, interviewing processes and other activities designed to enhance their preparedness in the professional job market. Enhanced networking opportunities will also result from participation in the program.

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    Core Group

    (Pictured from top left) Professor Stuart Rosenberg, Professor Daniel Li, Mr. Christopher Deresz, Ms. Deborah Mannix, Mr. Raymond Klose, Assistant Dean Janeth Merkle, Professor Barrie Bailey, and Ms. Ellen Reilly
    (Not in picture) Professors Michaeline Skiba and John Burke


    If you are an individual who is seeking ways to improve social and business skills; and/or interested in becoming competitive in the real world; and/or would like to engage in mentoring activities that will help you refine your career plan - THEN THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! All you have to invest is commitment and time!

    Complete the online Student Application.


    Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” With your professional expertise and experience, you can make a difference in a student’s life. If you are passionate about helping students define their goals, WE WOULD LIKE TO PARTNER WITH YOU. All we need is your commitment and a little of your time. Through SEEMA, YOU CAN LEAVE A POSITIVE LEGACY and LASTING IMPACT that will benefit many generations to come.

    Complete the online Mentor Information Form.

    Corporate Mentors (AY 2015-2016)

    • Ronald Acquaviva
      Director of Sales and Client Services, AMP Technologies
    • Kathryn Allgor
      Tax Manager, EisnerAmper LLP
    • Pamela Bernardino
      VP, Product Management, OpenText
    • Samantha Bernstein
      AVP GWIM Credit Underwriter, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
    • Melissa Bevilaque
      Field Marketing Specialist, FusionStorm
    • Mariana Bonato
      Global Wealth Management Analyst / Project Manager, JP Morgan
    • Ben Brenner
      Director, Cushman & Wakefield
    • Thomas Cardinalle
      Account, Tax Director, EisnerAmper LLP
    • Laura Cornish
      VP Claim Technical Services and Litigation Management, Everest National Insurance Company
    • Christine Clericuzio
      Executive Assistant to the CEO & Client Service Associate, AEPG® Wealth Strategies
    • Christopher Deresz
      Partner Sales Manager, EMC
    • John Dunne
      Specialty Products Manager, American Oil & Supply
    • Todd Foray
      Business Owner, Foray CPA, LLC
    • Dara George
      Sourcing Specialist, Johnson & Johnson
    • Stephen Gerard
      President and Founder, TGaS Advisors
    • Karl Gordinier
      President/CEO/Founder, Gordinier Resource Management LLC
    • Raymond Klose
      President/CEO/Founder, Klose Associates, Inc.
    • Sandra Kosinski
      Director of Internal Audits, Monmouth University
    • Alan Lewis II
      Head of Operations, Aeon Family of Funds
    • Matthew Lifson
      Account Executive, Central Payment
    • William MacDonald
      Senior Vice President, Group Manager, NJ Commercial Banking, PNC Bank
    • Anthony Manfredi
      US Army Supervisory Contracting Officer (retired), US Army Communications, Electronics Command
    • Samuel Mangiapane
      Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
    • Michael Manginelli
      Vice President, Mass Mutual NJ-NYC
    • Deborah Mannix
      Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
    • Patrick Means
      Vice President-Financial Consultant, Charles Schwab & Co.
    • Eric McCutcheon
      Tax Manager, EisnerAmper LLP
    • Richard Ricciardi
      President, Ricciardi Consulting LLC
    • Rick Shaughnessy
      Vice President - Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial
    • Seena Stein
      Principal, Newmark Knight Frank
    • Lauren Taguer
      Manager, WithumSmith+Brown, P.C.
    • Wayne Tessler
      Partner, EisnerAmper LLP
    • James Tignanelli
      President, High Point Insurance Group
    • Lawrence Vecchio
      Land Acquisition Manager, K. Hovnanian Companies
    • Joshua Walter
      Regional Sales Manager-NY, Metro AppDynamics, Inc.
    • Andrea Witter
      Marketing Manager, Melillo Consulting