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  • Ashley Desrosiers, MBA

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    Adjunct Professor, MBA and Undergrad Business

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    Currently the Director of Marketing & Communications at Specialty Bolt & Screw in Agawam, MA. Also consults for Kringle Candle as their Web & Social Media Manager. She finished both her Bachelors and MBA degrees at Elms College and has been teaching at Elms in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

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  • Dr. Jacqueline "Jackie" Jamsheed

    Dr. Jacqueline Tahminey Jamsheed

    Accounting Faculty | 860-778-8915 (Cell) 413-265-2300 X2572 (Office)

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    Dr. Jacqueline Jamsheed is an Assistant Professor of Accounting in the Business Department at Elms College. Dr. Jamsheed holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Florida International University, a Master’s in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Virginia’s Darden School and two undergraduate degrees from Syracuse University.  Dr. Jamsheed also holds a Certified of Public Accountant (CPA) certification.  Dr. Jamsheed joined Elms after four years of University-level teaching at another institution and 20 years of finance, accounting, risk and manufacturing experience working for fortune 100 companies both in the United States and around the globe.  Dr. Jamsheed has expertise in business transformation, operational management, due diligence, acquisition integration, international business, US GAAP technical accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls management, consolidations and financial reporting for US and Non-US based entities.  Dr. Jamsheed has worked and lived in over 30 countries encompassing Asia PAC, Europe and the Middle East. As a first-generation graduate, Dr. Jamsheed enjoys working with other first-generation students in addition to spending her time supporting causes that encourage college participation and college success of underrepresented groups.

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  • Rachael Kaplan

    Program Coordinator, Business Division/MBA Program | 413-265-2300

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  • David Kimball, Sc.D.

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    Associate Professor of Business Management | 413-265-2241
    Department(s): Business, MBA Program

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    David Kimball earned his Sc.D. from the University of New Haven, Conn., and he has his BS, BA, and MBA from Western New England University. He is the Co-Chair of the Elms College Division of Business. Dr. Kimball is also the Co-Chair of the IACBE Accreditation held by the division. He co-authored the text Sport Management: Principles, Applications and Skills, now in its fourth edition. Dr. Kimball is interested in the role that mission statements play in building the role of being a globally diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization. He also applies his doctoral research on corporate mission statements to assist students in analyzing organizations such as Starbucks, Nike, LuLu Lemon, Amazon, and TESLA. Dr. Kimball mentors many graduate students as part of his Global Business and Corporate Social Responsible course in the MBA program.

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  • Harry Kimball, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, Management
    Department(s): Business

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  • Sarah Lapolice, CPA

    Sarah Lapolice

    Adjunct Professor, MBA Program

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    Sarah Lapolice, CPA is an accountant at a local public accounting firm in West Springfield, MA; Burkhart Pizzanelli, P.C. She has over 7 years of experience in public accounting. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting from Elms College. She is a board member of a local Charter school in Springfield, MA.

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  • Sean Martin, CPP

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    Adjunct Faculty

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    United Nations Peacekeeper, Retired Special Agent for the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID), Have worked as a contractor for Voya Financial since 2009, Have been an Adjunct at Elms since 2015 (mostly teach international business courses), Met my wife in undergrad at Elms College who also has a Bachelor of Science Degree and MBA from Elms and we’ve been together since 2007 (fun fact).

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  • Gina Mazza, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHQ

    Assistant Professor, Healthcare Management | 413-265-2300

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    Gina has held nursing executive level positions in multiple home health and hospice organizations in Western Massachusetts. For the past 20 years, she has been an owner/partner of a national research and consulting firm that served community-based healthcare organizations throughout the country. She is certified in healthcare quality and a member of Sigma Theta Thau, Honor Society of Nursing. Now, in addition to being a faculty member of the Elms College, Gina operates her own consulting firm and advises other firms that provide services to health care organizations.

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  • Julie Quink, CPA

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    Adjunct Faculty, MBA

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    Julie Quink, CPA, is managing principal of Burkhart Pizzanelli, P.C. She has more than 25 years of public accounting experience and has held roles in an international accounting firm as well as a medium-sized local firm. She also has several years of experience in private, corporate accounting. Julie is skilled in services pertaining to forensic and fraud-related engagements.

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  • Thomas Waskiewicz, M.Ed., MBA

    Assistant Professor of Management

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    Tom is an experienced educator who has taught business courses at the bachelor’s and master’s levels at Elms College, Westfield State University, and UMass Amherst. He has worked in many roles as a leader and educator with the UMASS Extension 4-H programs in MA. Prior, he was a high school guidance counselor, and elementary school teacher. He served as Marketing Director for Chemlawn Corporation and as Director of the Ashland Conference Center. An entrepreneur, Tom launched “Blades,” a small engine repair business. His civic engagement in the town of Hadley includes 22 years on the School Committee and the Disability Committee.

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