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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

Michael Aiello '22P

Partner & Chairman, Corporate Department

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

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Adam Benjamin ’91

Former Group Director


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Jane D. Benson ’92

Vice President, Direct Marketing

The College Board

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Taylor Benson '03


Black Rock

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Noreen Bishop Hill ’86

Senior Vice President, Region Executive – Desert Mountain

Chase Business Banking

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Lisa Bousquet '86

Executive Vice President, Senior HR Business Partner

Citizens Bank

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Gregory S. Christenson ’89

Chief Financial Officer

Champion Petfoods

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Rudy Cline-Thomas '00

Founder & Managing Partner

Mastry, Inc.

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Matthew Conroy '92

Director of Operations, Technology, Finance, & Business Risk


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Jennifer Cooper '23P

EVP/Chief Compliance Officer/CFO

Martingale Asset Management, L.P.

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Patrick T. Crowe '86

National Director

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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Jeffrey P. Devron '94

Area President

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc.

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Jeremy Duffy '93

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Isle Brewers Guild, LLC

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Dan Finnegan '19P

Former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer

Booking Holdings Inc,

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John R. Formica ’81



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Kristen S. Gallagher ’95

Sales Consulting Manager


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Daniel Gleason '05

Senior Vice President — Wealth Management


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Mark Goldberg '85

Chief Financial Officer

Rolex Watch USA

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Christopher Gorgone '03

Managing Director

Man Group

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Julie Haase '01

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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Jane Driscoll Henesey ’82

VP and Personal Lines Manager

Driscoll Agency

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Patricia Golden Hubbard ’93

Managing Director & Co-Founder


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Timothy J. McAward '82 & '17P

Director/Global Client Executive

Ernst & Young, LLP

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William A. Mekrut '74

Former Vice President - Finance

FM Global

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Maggie Moore '06

ESG & Impact Investing

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Steve Percoco '89

Vice President, Sales Strategy and Innovation

Quick Base

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Kevin C. Phelan ’66


Colliers International

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Nicholas A. Sirianni '05



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Keith Torello ’00


Progressive Benefit Solutions, LLC

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Michael Tucker ’93

Partner/Portfolio Manager

PAR Capital Management Inc.

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Mark Voll ’77

Chief Financial Officer

Montage Technology

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Monica Denise Womack ’91

Director, Affiliate Vehicle Planning and Pricing

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

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Ex-Officio Members

Sylvia Maxfield, Ph.D.

Providence College School of Business

Therese Reilly ’83

Providence College

Emeritus Members

William F. Markey, Jr.

Armstrong Franklin