Business Advisory Council

The Business Advisory Council (BAC) exists to support the Providence College School of Business (PCSB) in its efforts to achieve its mission and to continually improve its educational quality. As the PCSB moves beyond the achievement of AACSB accreditation, the BAC will play a critical role in helping the School to garner a national reputation as a center of excellence for business education.

The BAC fulfills the following specific functions:

  1. Advises the PCSB and acts as a sounding board to help advance the School as a respected provider of business education on the national level.
  2. Participates in the life of the PCSB through, for example, being a guest speaker, mentoring students and faculty, supporting student clubs and other non-traditional elements of students’ education, supporting and/or judging case and business plan competitions.
  3. Provides introductions to the business community to help promote, for example, student recruitment, internships, student placement, and student consulting projects.
  4. Assists in fundraising and development events for the PCSB.

Council Members

Adam Benjamin ’91

Group Director

Facebook

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Jane D. Benson ’92

Vice President, Direct Marketing

The College Board

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Noreen Bishop ’86

Senior Vice President, Region Executive – Desert Mountain

Chase Business Banking

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Diane Blake

EVP & Co Founder

Winston Retail

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Jeff Caporizzo ’92

Vice President/Creative Director, Deputy Group Head

Content/Creative Services, DC Digital, Edelman

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Gregory S. Christenson ’89

Chief Financial Officer

Americas Foods and Beverages/White Wave Foods

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Robert Clark ’80

President, Technology Staffing Services & Robert Half Legal

Robert Half

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Meagan Cooper ’00

Senior Manager, Global Talent Acquisition

Western Digital

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Patrick T. Crowe '86

National Director

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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Susan M. Esper ’91

Partner

Deloitte & Touche

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Mark Fitzgibbon ’93MBA

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John R. Formica ’81

Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Julie Haase

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for Global Consumer Markets

Liberty Mutual Insurance

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Christopher Hatton '89

Director of Foreign Exchange

Credit Suisse AG

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Patricia Golden Hubbard ’93

President, West Coast

MKTG INC

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Maryanne Knott ’76

Vice President of Tax

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc.

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Jason A. Macaluso ’96

Vice President-Wealth Management

Boone Macaluso Capital Advisors at UBS

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John R. McCarthy ’86

Executive Vice President & COO

Mainline Information System

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William A. Mekrut ’74

Vice President — Finance

FM Global

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Francis X. Morris ’83

Chief Investment Officer – Core Equity

Delaware Investments

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E. James Mulcahy ’66

Managing Director/Complex Manager (Retired)

Morgan Stanley

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Raymond F. Murphy, Jr.

Principal

Sullivan & Company CPAs LLP

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Monica Peterson ’91

Director, Toyota Social Media Strategy and Operations

Toyota Motor Sales

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Kevin C. Phelan ’66

Co-Chairman

Colliers International

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Robert J. Reilly ’86

Chief Investment Officer

Sandy Cove Advisors

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Todd Slater ’97

Partner

Slater Brothers Entertainment

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Megan Smith ’91

Executive Vice President / National Accounts Manager

KBS Capital Markets Group

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Michael J. Turillo, Jr. ’69

Vice Chairman

Spencer Trask & Co.

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Mark Voll ’77

Chief Financial Officer

Montage Technology, Inc.

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Nancy Wiser ’89

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC

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Michael S. Wyzga ’83

Former President & CEO

Radius Health, Inc.

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Ex-Officio Members

M. Cary Collins, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Christine Earley

Providence College School of Business

Jacqueline Elcik

Providence College School of Business

Daniel Horne, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Mark DeFanti, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Sylvia Maxfield, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

David McIntyre, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Vivian Okere, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Therese Reilly ’83

Providence College

Eileen Wisnewski

Providence College​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Emeritus Members

William F. Markey, Jr.

Armstrong Franklin