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Graduate Executive Speaker Series

The Zarb Executive Speaker Series invited high level c-suite executives from all industries to speak to students every semester. The executives are leaders in their field and share their expertise within the industry in addition to their outlook on future developments. They also discuss the keys to success and how they climbed the corporate ladder. Following their discussion, students have the opportunity to network with these executives and build relationships within the industry.

Lori Greene, Founder, LPG Enterprises

Bob Catell
Chairman, New York State Smart Grid Consortium
Chairman, Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KeySpan Corporation
Zarb School Executive in Residence

Russ Terry, Founder and CEO, Life Coach Radio Networks and Author


Russ Terry, Founder and CEO, Life Coach Radio Networks and Author


Melody E. Lee, Director, Brand Marketing, Cadillac

Matt Seeley, Group President, Experian Marketing Services


Matt Seeley, Group President, Experian Marketing Services

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Ellen Deutsch, Senior Vice President of Marketing, The Hain Celestial Group

Matthew O’Toole, President, Reebok Brand discusses “Reinventing a Legend” Reebok for Success”


Matthew O’Toole, President, Reebok Brand discusses "Reinventing a Legend: Reebok for Success"

Melanie Healey, Group President, P&G (Proctor and Gamble) discusses “The 7 Habits to Succeeding Just About Anywhere”


Melanie Healey, Group President, P&G (Proctor and Gamble) discusses “The 7 Habits to Succeeding Just About Anywhere”

Zarb MBA/MS Executive Speaker: Jaymin Patel “Network and Interview Like a Rock Star”


Jaymin Patel “Network and Interview Like a Rock Star”

President William C. Dudley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


President William C. Dudley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Bilal Bazzi, Regional Sales Manager, CVS Health with CVS Health panelists.


Bilal Bazzi, Regional Sales Manager, CVS Health with CVS Health panelists.

Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, President and CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.


Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, President and CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.

MBA/MS Executive Speaker Series featuring Anthony Dalessio, Managing Partner,  KPMG


Anthony Dalessio, Managing Partner, KPMG

Zarb Executive Speaker Series: John Burke, Senior Vice President & Market Director, Citigroup speaks to graduate students.


John Burke, Senior Vice President & Market Director, Citigroup

Zarb Executive Speaker Series:  Geri Wang, President, Sales and Marketing, ABC TV Network, New York discusses “Videobiquity” with Zarb graduate students.


Geri Wang, President, Sales and Marketing, ABC TV Network, New York discussing “Videobiquity.”

Graduate Executive Speaker Series


Humphry Rolleston, External Relations Manager, Media, Technology and Telecom Practice, McKinsey & Company and Mike Salvaris Consultant and Co-Founder of Yaye.

Zarb Executive Speaker Series: Ken Topping, Global Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs Asset Management


Ken Topping, Global Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Donna Iucolano


Donna Iucolano (BA, ’86; MSEd, ’89; MBA, ’94) Principal, Spinach Candy LLC. Ms. Iucolano’s previous roles include Executive Vice President, New York & Company, Executive Vice President and Division President, Scholastic, Inc.; and Senior Vice President, Interactive Services, 1-800 FLOWERS.

Thomas Twomey


Thomas Twomey Managing Director, U.S. Sales Derivatives Clearing and Execution, BNY Mellon

Irving H. Rothman


Irving H. Rothman, President and CEO, HP Financial Services

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Tara Walpert-Levy, Director, Ads Marketing, Google Inc.