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BU alumni and friends shared
their expertise and insight with
St. Bonaventure business students
in 2012.
Marketing Management:
Tom Calabrese, '96,
director of Fi-
nance and Administration at Buffalo
Games
Jack Connors
, publisher and presi-
dent at Business First of Buffalo
Lisa Lindquist
, vice president of Ac-
count Service for Travers Collins
Gloria Zemer, '07
, president and
CEO of Black Dog Strategy
Charlie Riley, '01
, chief marketing
officer of 3rd Learning
Laurie Hulton, '05
, marketing man-
ager at Fisher-Price
Sally Vincent
, executive director of
Ronald McDonald House of Western
New York
Event and Sponsorship Marketing:
Lori Freer
, event manager at
St. Bonaventure
Kevin Cleary, '02
, marketing man-
ager of Sponsorships and Promotions
at Nestle Waters, NA
Contemporary Marketing Theory:
Timothy J. Finan
, president & CEO
of Upper Allegheny Health System
Brian McFadden
, executive director
of the Ellicottville Chamber of Com-
merce
Steve Pokrzyk
, director of market-
ing for CUTCO
Marketing Research:
Barbara Russell
, assistant dean of
research and planning at Jamestown
Community College
Gubbio Leadership program welcomed
the following SBU Board of Trustees
members:
Kathleen A. Colucci, '77
, vice presi-
dent of Global Opportunity & Sales
Transformation at IBM Corporation
Robert J. Daugherty, CPA, '77
, re-
tired partner at PwC
Bernard "Buzzy" Stoecklein Jr.
,
president and CEO of CMS Mid-At-
lantic, Inc.
Entrepreneurship:
John F. Stitt, '98,
president and
CMO of KA-BAR Knives, Inc.
Sarah Bray, '11,
senior account
manager, DataBranch
Barry Broughton, NMD, Ph.D.
,
owner of AKT Combatives Academy
in Olean
Shane Hvizdzak, '06, '11 (MBA),
owner of www.helpified.com
Management & Organizational
Behavior:
Harry Popiel, '65
, retired vice presi-
dent of human resources for North
America Operations for Brown Print-
ing, Inc.
Business Policy
Juan Gordillo
, MBA student
Dr. Richard Ruh, '11 (MBA)
, sen-
ior vice president of Service Lines at
Catholic Health
James M. Stitt, '12 (MS)
, president
of CUTCO
David Koebelin, '97, '12 (MS)
, di-
rector of human resources at
CUTCO
Carl Paladino, '68
, chair of Ellicott
Development
MBA Organizational Behavior:
Kevin McNamara, '02 (MS)
,
Millington Lockwood Inc. and School
of Business Advisory Board member
Laurie Branch, '04 (MA)
, university
trustee and president of Iroquois
Group
Lt. Col. Michael Bianco
, St. Bona-
venture professor of military science
MBA Family Business:
Blake Tarana, '11
, Tim Hortons
franchisee
Dr. Stephanie Vogel
, associate profes-
sor of psychology at St. Bonaventure
Dr. Craig Zuckerman, '80
, associate
professor of counseling at St. Bona-
venture
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SBU freshman Mike Pingelski is pictured with
two Bahamian children during SIFE's most re-
cent trip. Trustees Robert Daugherty and
Bernard Stoecklein traveled with members of
Students in Free Enterprise to the Bahamas
during the winter break as an extension of the
Gubbio Leadership program. View a video at
http://youtu.be/h9-Pbfm70fg
.
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In accordance with
the wishes of a major
donor to the Cam-
paign for the School
of Business, the
boardroom in the
William E. and Ann
L. Swan Business
Center has been des-
ignated as The Dr. Jeffrey H. Peterson
Boardroom in honor of his tremendous
leadership and service. Dr. Peterson,
chair of the Department of Finance at
the university and a longtime faculty
member, died Feb. 11 following a
courageous battle with cancer. Dona-
tions may be directed to St. Bonaven-
ture University designated for the Dr.
Jeffrey H. Peterson Scholarship for Fi-
nance Majors, P.O. Box 2500, St.
Bonaventure, NY 14778.
Winter 2013