• Kelli Barrieau, MSN, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


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  • Emmanuel Cheo, RN, MSN/MBA

    MBA Executive Advisory Council Member, Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Emmanuel Cheo, RN, MSN/MBA, is the director of quality improvement at Mercy LIFE, a Medicare sanctioned PACE organization (and insurance plan). He serves as a member of the MBA Executive Advisory Council at Elms College and teaches in the MBA program. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Capital Community College in Hartford, CT.

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  • Sally Fenton, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Sally Fenton, MBA, is a business leader and educator skilled in the application of analysis to enable technological, process, and procedural solutions that enable the transition and transformation of business operations and management. Sally has experience working for Fortune 50 businesses, is trained in Six Sigma disciplines, and has held executive positions with Computer Sciences Corporation, Fujitsu North America, UTC Power, and United Technologies, among others.

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  • Nicole Florian-Theriaque, CPA, MSA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Nicole is a Manager in Wolf & Company, P.C.’s audit group where she is responsible for coordinating and supervising audit services at client locations. She works on a well-diversified mix of clients including financial institutions, not-for-profits, and manufacturing businesses.

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  • Amanda Garcia, MSA, CPA, CFP

    Associate Professor of Accounting



    Amanda Garcia is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and associate professor of accounting and finance at Elms College. Amanda earned her B.A. in accounting from Elms College and her master of science in accounting from Western New England University. She teaches in the disciplines of accounting, finance, economics and entrepreneurship. She has owned a tax and consulting business for over 13 years, specializing in small business, rental properties, and tax planning for individuals with investments. She is a 2010 Business West 40 under 40 awardee and volunteers with Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts, Young Professionals of Greater Springfield, and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the MSCPA.

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  • Albert Kasper, MBA

    MBA Executive Advisory Council Member, Adjunct Professor


    Since 2001, Albert Kasper, MBA, has been the president and chief operating officer of Savage Sports Corp., a leading manufacturer of hunting and sporting firearms, archery equipment, shooting ranges, shoot houses, and targeting systems. He joined the company in 1996 as its vice president and chief financial officer and has quickly grown to be a strategic leader for the company. Previously, Al worked as a group controller and operations manager for The Conair Group, Inc. in Pittsburgh and as an operations manager for divisions of Danaher and United Technologies Corporation. He received an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a B.S. in accounting from Western New England University.

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  • Kim Kenney-Rockwal, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Program Director MBA, Assistant Professor of Business Management



    Kim Kenney-Rockwal, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the director of the Elms College MBA Program. Prior to joining the college she was the director of human resources at Health New England, located in Springfield, MA, where she oversaw HR operations and process improvement, and contributed to the strategic direction of talent management. During her time at HNE, Kim served as an internal executive coach, supporting the delivery of high performance programs and coaching activities throughout the organization.

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  • David Kimball, Sc.D.

    Associate Professor of Business Management



    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 Chair of the Elms College Division of Business and Law. He co-authored the text Sport Management: Principles, Applications and Skills, now in its second edition. Dr. Kimball is interested in the role that mission statements play in the role of being a globally, socially, oriented organization. He also applies his doctoral research on corporate mission statements to assist students in analyzing organizations such as Starbucks, Nike, Blockbuster, and Ford. As the faculty advisor for the Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Initiative, Dr. Kimball mentors students developing business concepts and opportunities.

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  • Deborah Leonczyk, CPA, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Deborah Leonczyk, CPA, MBA, is executive director at Berkshire Community Action Council, where she directs programming efforts to alleviate poverty in Berkshire County. Deborah has over 30 years of experience as a nonprofit executive and financial management expert. She specializes in state and federal regulation compliance requirements, strategic and financial planning, strategic response planning, and staff training and development.

  • Maura McCaffrey, RPh, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    As former president and chief executive officer at Health New England, Maura McCaffrey led a $1B system-owned health plan as part of an integrated healthcare organization serving people throughout Western Massachusetts. Health New England is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, employs more than 400 people, and provides health care coverage for over 210,000 members.

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  • Kimberly McCarthy, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Kimberly McCarthy, MBA, is a data management consultant at MassMutual Financial Group. Her professional experience includes roles at Travelers Insurance and Verdict Motorsports.

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  • Julie Quink, CPA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    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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  • Gary Russett, MBA

    Controller; Adjunct Faculty, MBA



    Gary Russett, MBA, is currently controller for Elms College and has over 25 years of financial experience. His industry experience includes public accounting, health care, and higher education. He earned his MBA in accounting from Elms College and a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where he double majored in accounting and finance.

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  • Anthony Scibelli, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Anthony Scibelli, MBA, is vice president of operations and chief administrative officer for Cooley Dickinson Health Care (an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital) in Northampton, Massachusetts. Anthony is responsible for all aspects of transport, linen, nutritional services, environmental services, facilities management, security, human resources, volunteer services, medical imaging, rehab services, labs, and performance improvement.

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  • Stefany Scliopou, MBA

    Graduate Admissions, Off-Campus Academic Coordinator, HCC; Assistant Director



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  • Ryan Stelzer, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty, MBA


    Ryan Stelzer co-founded Strategy of Mind as a management consultant specializing in both individual and organizational performance improvement.