Past Participants 1999-2008


Fall 2008: Nina DeSesa
Chairman, McCann Erickson New York
Click to view biographical information and video footage from Nina DeSesa's lectures.

Fall 2008: Joseph Ficalora, BPS '79
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
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Fall 2008: Larry Silverstein
President and CEO, Silverstein Properties, Inc.
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Spring 2008 and Fall 2007: The Real Pepsi Challenge
The Real Pepsi Challenge by Stephanie Capparell, senior special writer at The Wall Street Journal, documents the history of one of the first all-black sales teams in corporate U.S. history that specifically marketed to black consumers. The Lubin School of Business hosted panel discussions on race and diversity in corporate America, focussing on on the past history of these issues, the innovations made by Pepsi in the 1940s, and the current issues and challenges in 21st-century business.
Click to view photos, video, and highlights from the Pleasantville event in Spring 2008.
Click to view photos, video, and highlights from the NYC event in Fall 2007.

Spring 2007: Barry Salzberg
Barry Salzberg is the managing partner of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services organizations, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services through more than 30,000 people in over 90 cities in the United States.
Click to view photos and highlights from Barry Salzberg's appearance on the NYC campus.
Click to read more about Barry Salzberg.

Spring 2006: Dean Furbush
Dean Furbush began work at FreshDirect, LLC in October 2003 as COO, and in July 2004, he was named CEO of the company. Founded in 1999, FreshDirect has become one of the nation's leading online fresh-food manufacturing and delivery services. The company currently has over 250,000 customers, secures over 1,800 new customers per week, and has fulfilled over 2,000,000 orders since opening for business in September 2002.
Click to view photos from Dean Furbush's appearance on the NYC campus.
Click to read more about Dean Furbush.
Fall 2006: Executives in Residence Centennial Series
In celebration of the Centennial for both the Lubin School of Business and Pace University, Lubin hosted a series of senior executive panels, inviting back participants of our Executive in Residence program, which has been in existence for almost 20 years. Four events were held during October and November, three on the downtown New York City campus, and one on the Pleasantville campus in Westchester, and the topics of the panel discussions were Global Business Ethics, Women in Finance, Advertising PR, and Business and Technology.
Click to view photos and highlights from Global Business Ethics, Women in Finance, Advertising PR, or Business and Technology.
Click to watch videos of all four panels.


Fall 2005: Susan Sokol
Susan Sokol, president of Vera Wang, has earned the reputation as one of the fashion industry's most highly regarded senior executives. Ms. Sokol joined Vera Wang as President of all apparel divisions including Bridal, Bridesmaids, RTW and a newly launched Dress Collection. Ms. Sokol oversees all of the sales, production, merchandising and marketing of these individual businesses.
Click to view photos from Susan Sokol's appearance on the NYC campus.
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Fall 2004: Michael C. Koffler
Michael Koffler is President and CEO of MetSchools, Inc. and affiliated companies, a leading supplier of regular and Special Education schools that include Nursery, Preschool and Kindergarten through eighth grade programs in New York City.
Click to read Michael Koffler's biography.
Click to view photos from Michael Koffler's appearance on the NYC campus.
Fall 2004: Keith Reinhard
Keith Reinhard is chairman of DDB Worldwide. DDB ranks among the largest global advertising agency networks in the world, with 206 offices in 96 countries.
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View photos from Mr. Reinhard's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence.

Spring 2004: Richard Zannino, MBA '84
Richard Zannino is executive vice president and chief operating officer of Dow Jones & Company and a member of the company's executive committee.
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Read about Mr. Zannino's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence.
Fall 2003: Herbert L. Henkel, MBA '79
Herbert L. Henkel was elected chairman of the Board of Directors of Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited in May 2000, and retains his previous titles of president and chief executive officer of the company.
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Read about Mr. Henkel's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Spring 2003: John J. O'Connor
John O'Connor serves as vice chairman, Services, for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Read about Mr. O'Connor's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 2002: Marie J. Toulantis, BBA '81
Marie J. Toulantis is chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble.com, the publicly-traded Internet commerce company.
Click to read Marie J. Toulantis' biography
Read about Ms. Toulantis' visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 2002: Herbert L. Henkel, '79
Herbert L. Henkel is chief executive officer of Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited. He is also the president of the company and chairman of its board of directors.
Click to read Herbert L. Henkel's biography
Read about Mr. Henkel's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Spring 2002: Tal Piccione, BBA '74
Tal P. Piccione is chairman, president and chief executive officer of U.S. RE Companies, Inc.. He formed U.S. RE in 1988.
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Read about Mr. Piccione's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 2001: Richard H. Friedman, BBA '73
Richard H. Friedman is chairman and chief executive officer of MIM Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical and benefit fulfillment organization.
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Read about Mr. Friedman's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Spring 2001: Lon Gorman
Lon Gorman is a vice chairman of The Charles Schwab Corporation and is a member of the Executive Committee. He is president of Schwab Capital Markets, a division of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and serves as chairman & chief executive officer of Schwab Capital Markets L.P.
Click to read Lon Gorman's biography
Read about Mr. Gorman's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 2000: Dina Dublon
Dina Dublon is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chase Manhattan Corporation.
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Read about Ms. Dublon's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 2000: James E. Quinn, MBA '80
James E. Quinn is vice chairman of internationally-renowned jeweler Tiffany & Company.
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Read about Mr. Quinn's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Spring 2000: John E. Boyd, MS '76
John E. Boyd is president and chief executive officer of Con Edison Solutions, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. John E. Boyd is president and chief executive officer of Con Edison Solutions, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc.
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Read about Mr. Boyd's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 1999: Michael A. Clinton, MBA '83
Michael A. Clinton is the senior vice president, chief marketing officer and group publishing director for Hearst Magazines.
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Read about Mr. Clinton's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Fall 1999: Robert C. Oelkers, BS '66
Robert C. Oelkers is vice president of Texaco Inc. and president of Texaco International Trader, Inc.
Click to read Robert C. Oelkers's biography
Read about Mr. Oelkers's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence
Spring 1999: Mary Pat McCarthy
Mary Pat McCarthy is the vice chair of the Information, Communications & Entertainment (ICE) line of business at KPMG LLP.
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Read about Ms. McCarthy's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence

Fall 1998: William R. Johnston
William R. Johnston was named president, chief operating officer, and a member of the office of the chief executive at the New York Stock Exchange in July 1996.
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Read about Mr. Johnston's visit to Lubin as Executive in Residence

Fall 1998: Bob Seltzer
Bob Seltzer is president and chief executive officer of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. With 20 years of public relations experience, Bob has developed and managed communications programs for a broad range of industries--with special focus in the areas of health care, consumer products, and crisis communications.
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Spring 1998: Dan E. Silberberg
Dan E. Silberberg is chief executive officer of Crabtree & Evelyn.
Click to read Dan E. Silberberg's biography
Read about Mr. Silberberg's visit in the Summer 1998 issue of the Lubin Letter.