What courses do you teach?
I currently teach the Introduction to Corporate Ventures, Marketing, and Consumer Behavior courses. My style of teaching is focused on participant-centered learning through case study analysis. Through team projects, class presentations, and cases, students get the opportunity to develop analytical thinking, interpersonal communication, and teamwork.
What makes CIA students stand out?
CIA students are curious, creative, motivated, and interested in a variety of topics and subjects. My responsibility for educating CIA students is to help them to shape the future of the food industry, whether that’s by exploring the concept of intrapreneurship or focusing on product innovation and generating new, novel ideas for food and beverage products.
What do you like best about being on the New York campus?
I like the student interaction, campus energy, culture, and teaching in Roth Hall classrooms that face the Hudson River.
What’s the next big thing in food?
I think the next menu innovation is to provide the customer with creative sauces and sides.
MBA, MS with distinction, Long Island University, Purchase, NY. BS, Fordham-Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY. Certificate, New York University Continuing Education. Certificate, Harvard Business School Publishing.
Management and Marketing Consultant. Financial Advisor Trainee, Morgan Stanley, NYC. Adjunct Instructor, Seminar Developer, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Adjunct Lecturer, Visiting Assistant Professor, Course Developer—Direct Marketing, State University of New York at New Paltz. Guest Lecturer, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC. Director, Security and Safety, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. Career Advisor, Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie.
Award of Recognition—Business Instructor of the Year, Dutchess Community College. American Marketing Association (AMA) Certificate of Achievement/Contribution—Academic Year Advisor. Certificate of Recognition—Business Club Advisor. AMA Recognition Certificate—Marketing Presentation.
Advisor and Co-Advisor, AMA, New Paltz Chapter. Advisor, Business Student Organization.