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Setting the Pace

A Management Development Program

Setting the Pace is an intensive, twelve month learning experience designed to help ensure Pace’s future success through its first line people management. The program provides focus on personal and management skills, as well as the competencies and tools required, for exceptional management of others.

Participation in Setting the Pace is by nomination. Successful candidates are managers and supervisors who have exhibited exceptional performance and potential for development. The individuals past performance as measured by the Performance Management Development Process (PMDP) is taken into consideration for selection.

Questions? Please email Julie Werkheiser.

The 2020 Setting the Pace cohort was selected in December 2019 and will be celebrating graduation in January 2021.

2020 Cohort

Leslie Amodio
Graduate Admission Counselor
VP for Enrollment Management
Janike Bradshaw
Program Coordinator One Card
Auxiliary Services

Jasmine Campos    
Sr. Talent Acquisition Mgr.
Human Resources
Cicero Clamor
Associate Art Director
University Relations      
Jemima (Mimi) Fortune    
Associate Director, SDCA
Student Affairs NY  
Louis Guglielmo

Client Support Supervisor
Information Technology Services  
Nicole Harrow    
Advising Manager, iPace Administration    
Professional Education & Special Programs 
Rachel Klingberg    
Associate Director, Online Communications    
Lubin School of Business    

Nilam Kotadia    
Associate Director, Residential Life PLV    
Student Affairs PLV

Greg Murphy    
Head of Research & Circulation Services    
Birnbaum Library
Patrick O'Connor    
Director of Student Services    
Elisabeth Haub School of Law  
Jill Olimpieri    
Event and Program Manager
Seidenberg School of CSIS
Lindsay Owen    
Program Coordinator    
Government & Community Relations  
Elke Philips     
Asst Dir-Seidenberg Progs/Svcs Career Services/Coop    
VP Enrollment Management
Jennifer Rosenstein    
Library Director   
Birnbaum Library  
Fallon Saratovsky
Assistant Manager, Educational Media    
Information Technology Services      

Erika Schmid    
Coordinator, Student Affairs
Student Affairs PLV 
Rosemarie Scilipoti
Director Lubin Undergraduate Advisement    
Lubin School of Business  
Katherine Torres    
Associate Director Disability Services
Student Affairs NYC

Setting the Pace Management Development Program Graduates

2019 Cohort

Anne Bishop
Senior Director of Development
Development & Alumni Relations

Joseph Blando
Sr. Manager
Network Services

Chris Bohlk
Director, Information Security
Information Technology Services 

Beryl Brown
Manager Academic Affairs
Law School

Cecilia Caldeira-Frain
Director, International Affairs & Graduate Programs
Law School

Danielle Catalano-Taylor
Assistant Director, Capital Budget/Planning
Finance and Administration

Mariesa Cruz-Tillery
Senior Staff Psychologist
Counseling PLV

Heather Hilbrink
Assist. Director, Financial Aid Sys/Com & Reporting
Financial Aid NY

Zachary Karp
Sr. Assist. Director, Recruitment/International
Graduate Admissions NY

Paula King
Director of Career Services, (Westchester)
Career Services/Coop

Thomas Mariutto
Senior Manager

Victoria Quaranta
Assistant Director
Dyson Career Programs & Services, Career Services

Ivy Riddick
Associate Director, Budget/Admin. Operations
University Relations

Kimberly Walker
Student Mail Room

2018 Cohort

Matt Anthony
Assistant Athletic Director
Athletics & Recreation

John Blackwell
Sr. Manager, Academic Technology
Information Technology Services

Cassandra Carney
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Enrollment Management

Carolyn Endick
Assoc Dir-Transfer Student Exp
Division of Student Success

Ann Heitmann
Associate Director, Compensation Human Resources
Finance & Administration

Daniel Lenkowsky
Director, ELI Enrollment
English Language Institute NYC

Maude Meisel
Associate Director, CAP PLV
Division of Student Success

Sasenarayan Ramkumar
Manager of Educational Media (NYC)
Information Technology Services

Archana Shah
Associate Director, Wilson Center
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Rachel Simon
Associate Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs PLV
Office of the President

Michelle Taylor
Assistant Director, OSA Solution Center
Enrollment Management

Katie Todd
Asst Dir, Comm/Strategic Oprns, IT NY
Seidenberg School of CSIS

Nicole Vitale
Director, Summer Programs, iPace
Professional Education/Special Programs

QiQi Wang
Program Manager of the Confucius Institute
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Luciana Ziegler
Employee Relations Manager, Human Resources
Finance & Administration

2017 Cohort

Patti Boustany
Director, Planning/Communications
Provost/EVP Academic Affairs

Katie Chase
Director, Admin Operations/Budgets
Financial Information System

Mitchell Chavez
Director, Undergraduate Admissions, NYC
Enrollment Management

Michael Cordova
Associate Director, SDACA, NY
Student Affairs

Jonathan Gabrielson
Manager, Performing Arts
PPA Academic

Keith Gorman
Assistant Director Residential Life
Residential Life NY-Administration

Ann Marie McGlynn
Associate Director, Advising
Dyson College

Richard Miller
Associate Director, Instructional Technology
Dyson College

Inita Mix
Assistant Director, Grants/Special Programs
Dyson College

Meghan O’Mara
Assistant Director, Admin Systems
Financial Information System

Erika Valle
Associate Director/CRM Administrator
Enrollment Management

Alex Weisman
Senior Manager, Client Support Services

2016 Cohort

David Almodovar
Head of Research/Circ Svcs PLV
University Librarian

George Chacko
Senior Manager, Educational Media

Andreea Cotoranu
Clinical Professor
Information Technology NY

Stephanie Elson
Assistant Dean, Recruitment/Retention
Seidenberg School of CSIS

Steven Feyl
University Librarian
Office of the University Librarian

Shannon Haick
Associate Director - Academic Resources
Center for Academic Excellence

Angela Marino
Director, Purchasing & Contracts
Finance & Administration

Heather Novak
Associate Director, Project Pericles
Dyson College

2015 Cohort

Regina Beatty
Director, Accounts Payable
Finance & Administration

Vinnie Birkenmeyer
Associate Director, Res Life Training/Development
Residential Life PLV

Dan Botting
Associate Director, Project Pericles
Dyson College

Sia Bundor
Employee/Labor Relations Manager
Employee & Labor Relations, Human Resources

Jasmine Fourquet
Director, Enrollment Finance/Operations
Office of Student Assistance

Gerald Greland
Associate Director, Special Programs (CAP)
Center for Academic Excellence

Jenny Irwin
Director-Student Success/Scholarships
Division of Student Success

Shawn Livingston
Interim Dir, Center for Student Dev/Camp Activities
Dean for Students PLV

Tiffany Lopes
Marketing/Editorial Manager
University Relations

Denise Moreno
Program Manager, Psychology Department
Dyson College

Gabe Moreno
Senior Manager, Customer Support Centers and Communications

Tony Negrin
Property Manager (WEST), Maintenance WP
Facilities Operations