Online MBA Faculty


 

Robert Bohn

Full-Time Undergraduate Business Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Marketing, Management Science, St John’s University
B.S., Marketing, Communications, Manhattan College

Background:  Professor, Marketing, Brand Management & Business Administration Director, Marketing Development, Creative Services and Brand Management.  Director of Marketing at a diverse group of well-established organizations including The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Metro International, People Magazine, Forbes Magazine, PRIMEDIA, ESPN and Kiplinger's Personal Finance.  Is a full time evening educator with New York University’s Professional Studies Program, Stern Graduate School of Business, NYU SCPS (School of Continuing and Professional Studies); NYU Masters of Direct Marketing; and NYU / Paul McGhee Undergraduate Division for Adults.  Taught and currently teaching hybrid and in-class courses at Baruch College; Fashion Institute of Technology, Fordham University; Manhattanville College, LIM College; Metropolitan College of New York, College of Westchester, Manhattan College; The Mountbatten Institute; and the European School of Economics.  Awarded The General Excellence Award for Teaching and NYU’s Torch Pin twice (awarded to long standing professors who have exhibited continued excellence in academic behavior).

Gordon Boronow

Assistant Professor of Business

Credentials:

Ph.D., Economics, State University of New York Stony Brook
M.A., Economics, State University of New York Stony Brook
B.S., Mathematics, Lafayette College

Background: Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Leadership at Nyack College, with primary teaching responsibilities in economics and finance.  Research interests are in macroeconomics, social insurance, and behavioral economics.  Prior to academic career, worked in the financial services industry and became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1980.  Actuarial career included stints at Equitable Life, New York City, Tillinghast, New York City, Connecticut Mutual Life, Hartford, CT and American Skandia Life Assurance Corp., Shelton, CT.  Was a pioneer in both variable and universal life insurance policy design, and inventor of a patented actuarial mechanism to incorporate investment performance in the design of an immediate variable annuity.  In 1991, was named President and COO of American Skandia Life, serving until 2001.  During tenure, American Skandia Life became the leading variable annuity provider to the independent broker-dealer market and assets under his management increased from $100 million to over $40 billion.  In 2001, after retirement, chose to pursue an academic career.

Ed Eskew

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Finance, Nyack College
B. S., Organizational Management, Nyack College
A.A.S., Information Technology

Background: Managing Partner, Chief Information Officer at CGAtlantic Inc.  Thirty-six years of experience in the information technology field, working with New York area based companies such as Bernard Chaus Inc., Chanel Inc., Swiss Bank Corporation, Burroughs Corporation, and Garan Inc.  Presently works closely with clients to provide sustainable, cost effective technology solutions throughout client’s enterprise.  Assessing, and re-engineering decade old processes, yielding significant commercial value and has become the corner stone of today’s demand to work smarter, faster, and better in this challenging financial landscape.

Anne Hallcom

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

Ph.D., Organization and Management, Capella University
MBA, University of LaVerne
B.S., Iowa State University

Background:  Experience in healthcare and management.  Career began as a licensed Medical Technologist working in private and hospital laboratories serving in a managerial capacity.  Transitioning to the healthcare manufacturing arena, has held senior leadership roles in Program Management, Quality, Regulatory, and Marketing functions for a Fortune 500 corporation. Dissertation focus was transformative learning in mature organizations, studying and describing what it takes to transform an organizational culture to one that values learning and enables individuals and groups to reach their full potential.

John Mahoney

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

BBA, Baruch, CCNY, CUNY
MBA, University of Phoenix
CPA, New York State License

Background:  Originally worked for various accounting firms over a ten year period doing audits, reviews, and compilations as well as preparing various tax returns.  Over the next ten years worked as a Controller and Vice President of Finance for a few companies and was significantly involved in Mergers & Acquisitions for some of these companies.  In the summer of 1991, began a CPA Practice and taught various accounting and finance courses at NYU and Baruch.  Appeared on “Good Day New York” (Fox Channel 5) in January 1999 and also appeared in various magazines and in an article on page one in the Wall Street Journal (03/02).  January 2003, helped Chinese students in China prepare for the US Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.  In 2008, published the book, Real Estate Accounting & Taxation.

James Muckell

Associate Professor of Accounting

Credentials:

CPA, New York and New Jersey License

MBA, Management, Pace University

B.S., Accounting, Fordham University

Background:  Corporate experience including six years as Controller, nine years in Internal Audit and a stint in Mergers and Acquisitions.  After twenty years began a full-time practice and has specialized in assisting small businesses grow by automating and improving their reporting function, streamlining operations, strengthening internal control systems and obtaining the capital necessary for growth.  Serves clients in the following industries: food supplements, franchising, manufacturing, trucking, insurance, publishing, dry cleaning and construction, and has developed a sizable not-for–profit clientele.  Serves a large number of individual clients by providing them with the tax planning and preparation services, as well as providing investment advisement, retirement planning, college planning, estate planning and life insurance services for my tax and accounting clients and individuals and businesses that are referred.  Is currently head of the Nyack College accounting program, teaching accounting, taxation, and finance.

Richard Ponschock

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

Ph.D., Organization and Management, with an Information Technology Specialty, Capella University
MBA, Information Technology, Keller Graduate School of Management
B.S., Information Systems, National College

Background:  Currently the General Manager of a third party Logistics Company.  Career focuses on the alignment and application of technology to achieve strategic organizational initiatives and growth.  Is an educator, presenter at industry and academic conferences, including the Academy of Management and the International Academy of Business and Economics.  Has written papers on technology architecture, applied technology, and the future impact of today’s virtualization and social networks on future generations.

Stephanie Quarles

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Management/Finance, University of Bridgeport
B.S., Business Administration, Concordia College

Background:  Currently the Marketing Operations Manager at IBM.  Twenty-three years of experience in finance, marketing, and technology.  Led global teams and manages a $190M dollar budget worldwide.  Has held various sales and marketing roles spanning the IBM business, across industries, geographic regions and at the corporate level, and leads the execution of unique marketing strategies for both mature and growth markets.

Joseph Reid

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Management/Finance, Adelphi University
B.S., Electrical Engineering, New York Institute of Technology

Background:  Management of service and support functions in high technology industries.  Grown and developed professional service organizations, as well as customer service and support infrastructures for healthcare, telecommunication, financial services and software solution providers.  Has led multi-faceted global teams for Fortune 100 companies and has demonstrated results in formulating business strategies, team leadership, managing customer relations, software development and engineering with domain expertise around the cooling, space and power requirements within large enterprise data centers.

Orlando Rivera

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries

Credentials:

Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, Regent University
MBA, Rollins College
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary
B.A., Economics, SUNY Albany

Background:  Served as an adjunct professor at the Crummer School of Business, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Orlando, FL and Belhaven University, Orlando, FL.  Currently serves as professor and Department Head of the Pastoral Ministry Department at Nyack College in New York. Academic interests include business ethics, the integration of theology and work, organizational leadership, and leadership development.  Managed a major fast food restaurant and owned and operated a healthy fast food restaurant for three years.  Career objective is to integrate work, faith, and Christian witness.                                          

Patrick Tormey

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Marketing, Iona College
B.A., Marketing Management, CUNY-Baruch College

Background:  Has taught marketing and management related courses since 2001, including MBA level business courses at several prominent local colleges and universities.  Is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Real Deals USA, Inc., a direct marketing, e-commerce, and wholesale corporation specializing in the sale of apparel and accessories.

Anthony Wilson

Adjunct Professor

Credentials:

MBA, Marketing, Adelphi University
B.A., Allegheny College

Background:  Served as Senior Director, Marketing at AFCO Systems.  Is a marketing professional with experience spanning technical, corporate, and marketing communications.  Expertise is in integrated message development and brand positioning for use across promotional disciplines including public relations, events, advertising, social media, and print promotion.  Experience with technology marketing, including enterprise mobility (handhelds & WiFi), scanning technology, data center enclosures and DCIM software, as well as data base application development software.