Members of our department Advisory Board, many of whom work or have spent their careers working in the field, help us prepare students for business. They share their expertise inside and outside of the classroom, guiding curriculum and providing insight to students through classroom and extracurricular programming.

Anthony Passaretti*
Partner
Advisory Board Chair
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Steven Amato*
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Diana Benyaminy*
Director of Learning and Development
KPMG LLP

Eugene Gelling*
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jill Grossman*
Managing Director, Tax Services
Grant Thornton LLP

Jeffrey Hecht*
Partner
Private Equity
KPMG

Sean Hunt*
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Robert Mayer*
Managing Partner, Chief Revenue Officer
Prager Metis CPA’s

Michael Nawrocki*
Managing Partner
Nawrocki Smith

Christopher Olivia
Tax Managing Director
Crowe LLP

Brian Przedwiecki
Partner
KPMG LLP

Jo Ann Rey*
HR Recruiter
Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP

Virginia Richter
Corporate Assistant Controller, External Reporting
Henry Schein, Inc.

Joseph Scheriff*
Audit Partner, CPA
BDO Long Island

Glenn Stanis*
VP of Finance
EAC, Inc.

Marc Valente*
Tax Partner
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP

Natalie Verbanac*
Partner
Marcum LLP

Catherine Winter*
Controller
PC Richard & Sons

Contact Us

Chair

Jacqueline A. Burke, PhD, CPA

Chairperson and Chaykin Distinguished Professor in Accounting
516-463-6987
228 Business School Building

Director

Dr. Kathleen Bakarich

Assistant Professor and
Director of Accounting Accreditation, Assessment and Student Advisement
516-463-6993
Department of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business
231 Business School Building
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
148 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Senior Executive Secretary

Margaret Trott