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President's Advisory Council

An executive-level group of by-invitation-only business and civic leaders who are committed to advancing the mission of DeSales University.

President’s Advisory Council members ...

  • Foster interaction between the University and businesses and the community at large.
  • Act as advocates on behalf of DeSales, take the message of the University out into the community, and actively engage friends and associates in the understanding and support of the University’s mission.
  • Deepen the awareness among the business community of DeSales’ educational expertise and quality of graduates.
  • Share their expertise with members of the DeSales Board of Trustees, executive staff and faculty on an as-needed basis with energy and generosity.
  • Serve on University committees.
  • Act as mentors, lecturers, consultants and sources of internships to the DeSales University student body.
  • Attend regular President’s Advisory Council meetings and major DeSales University events.
  • Help DeSales University fulfill its educational goals and invest in the future of DeSales University with loyal and active support and financial involvement.

Advisory Council Lifetime Members

  • Mr. Alfonso C. Abruzzi
  • Mr Thomas J. Bisko, Quakertown National Bank
  • Mrs. Estelle Marcon Boyer, The Frank L. Marcon Foundation
  • Mr. Gene M. Buckno, Buckno Lisicky & Company, PC
  • Mr. Robert G. Ciccone, Pointe West Associates
  • Mr. Henry T. Lyons, Jr.
  • Mr. Timothy J. McDonald
  • Mr. Vincent Naso, Jr.
  • Mr. Walter R. O'Connel
  • Mr. Phillip S. Schwartz, P & M Schwartz Corporation
  • Mr. Sheldon P. Siegel, Self-Employed
  • Mr. Ellwyn D. Spiker
  • Mr. Ercole J. Spinosa, Penn State Papper & Box Co.
  • Mrs. Ann R. Ulans, A.R. Ulans Realty
  • Mr. Ronald J. Young

Advisory Council Members

  • Mr. Dennis M. Abruzzi
  • Mr. Michael M. Albarell Jr., Albarell Electric, Inc.
  • Anthony G. Auteri, MD, Eastern PA Gastroenterology and Liver Specialists, P.C.
  • Aman M. Barber III, Esq., Fiore & Barber, LLC
  • Ms. Lina M. Barbieri '94, P'20, DeSales University
  • Mrs. Carol Beidleman P'00, Thomas J. McKee, DMD
  • Ms. Megan Beste, Taggart Associates
  • Mr. Ashim K. Bhowmick, Self-Employed
  • Mr. John J. Blair, Blair Custom Homes, Inc.
  • Mr. James F. Bova, Campbell Rappold & Yurasits LLP
  • Mr. Michael J. Brennan '01M, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • Mr. Robert J. Breslin, Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects
  • Ms. Jane L. Brooks '16, Highmark, Inc.
  • Mr. Greg L. Butz, Alvin H. Butz, Inc.
  • Mr. Thomas L. Campbell, DeSales University
  • Mr. Jason K. Casarella '97, Advanced Clinical
  • Ms. Danielle M. Cassidy '09, Bank of America
  • Mr. Francis X. Cassidy, Jr. '80, FX Cassidy & Associates, PC
  • Howard S. Cohen, CPA, CFE, Asterion, Inc.
  • Mr. Daniel C. Confalone, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
  • Ms. Deb Cummins Stellato, Think Good Leadership
  • Dr. James J. Cusimano
  • The Hon. Charles W. Dent, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Mrs. Cynthia W. DeRose '90, Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • The Hon. John E. Domalakes '69, Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas
  • Paul G. Domalakes, Esq. '73, Rubright, Domalakes, Troy & McDonald
  • Mr. Michael F. Duffy '75, '10
  • Mr. Glenn Faust, UBS Aesthetics
  • Mrs. Anne W. Fiore, Accenture
  • Mr. Kevin F. Flemming '97, Integrity Personnel
  • Mr. James J. Fronheiser, Bradley Pulverizer Company
  • Mr. Michael T. Gardner, Muhlenberg College
  • Mr. Thomas J. Garrity, Compass Point, LTD
  • Mr. Robert F. Goehler, PE P'01, Retired
  • Mr. Jon A. Hammer, South Whitehall Township
  • Mr. John C. Hayes, Solar Technology Inc
  • Mr. E. Barry Hetzel, Concannon, Miller & Co., P.C.
  • Mr. C. Andrew Hobbie, The CKHobbie Group
  • Mr. Kevin J. Hopkins '03, Wells Fargo
  • Mrs. Renee A. James, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem
  • Deacon George C. Kelly, Jr., '69, P'93, P'97, P'99, P'04, P'07, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
  • Mr. Patrick R. Kilcur '06, Motion Picture Association of America
  • Mrs. Mary T. Kinneman, IMA Consulting
  • Mr. James M. Knepp
  • Mr. James F. Kostecky, PE, Quandel Construction Group, Inc.
  • Ms. Katherine M. LaBuda '00, '09M, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
  • Mr. Joseph W. Leary, IV, '92, Mass Mutual Fin Group
  • Mr. Paul A. Leese '98, 01M, Keenan-Nagle Advertising
  • The Hon. Joseph F. Leeson Jr. '77, P'08, P'12, United States District Court, Eastern District of PA
  • Mrs. Sheri A. Leo, Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Martin C. Levin, CPA '09M, Regan, Levin, Bloss, Brown & Savchak, P.C.
  • Mr. Bruce Levis P'12, P'16, McQueen, Ball & Associates, Inc.
  • Mr. Charles G. Lewis '82, P'04, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Mr. Todd D. Longenbach P'20, Design Build Contractors Inc
  • Mrs. Cheri L. Longenbach P'20, Self-Employed
  •  Ms. Donna LoStocco, First Commonwealth FCU
  • Mr. James P. Mackin '80, DeSales University
  • Mr. W. A. Major '95M, P'87, Retired
  • Mr. Paul Mazzucco, TierPoint
  • Mr. Matthew C. McConnell '10, Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority
  • Mrs. Colleen M. McGee, '05, Crayola, LLC
  • John E. McKeever, Esq., McKeever & Mitchell
  • Mrs. Winnie D. Melinsky
  • John F. Mitchell, MD, Self-Employed
  • Alfred J. Monte Jr., Esq. '82, Fox, Rothschild, LLP
  • Mr. John P. Moore '96, John F. Moore Insurance Agency
  • Ms. Leslie A. Myers '17, Robert Half Office Team
  • Michael R. Nesfeder, Esq., Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba P.C.
  • Mr. Eugene J. Nosovitch Jr., West Park Insurance
  • Mr. Mark J. Pesavento, B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • Mrs. Mary M. Pratt-Henaghan '88, BBC America
  • James F. Reilly, MD P'20, Lehigh Valley Physician Group
  • Mr. Thomas J. Roberts, Pinnacle Advisor Group
  • Mr. Forrest A. Rohrbach, F. A. Rohrbach Inc.
  • Ms. Josephine P. Ronca, Retired
  • Ms. Janet E. Roth '00M, The Harry C. Trexler Trust
  • Mr. John A. Russo, Computer Aid, Inc.
  • Mr. Martin D. Russo '82, P'06, Retired
  • Mrs. Judith N. Sabino '83, Lehigh Valley Health Network Physicians Group
  • Mr. James A. Santanasto
  • Ms. Elizabeth Santangelo Seiwe
  • Mr. Craig J. Schafer, 1847Financial
  • Mr. William J. Scharle, Retired
  • Mr. Terry Simpson, Orlando Diefenderfer Electrical Contractors, Inc.
  • Mr. Peter A. Sipple, Retired
  • Mr. Michael T. Smale, C.I.C. P'10, Russ Smale, Inc.
  • Mr. Joseph D. Smith
  • Mr. Paul J. Smith Jr., Computer Aid, Inc.
  • Mr. Matthew A. Sommerfield, MTS Ventures, LLC
  • Mr. Mark A. Sverchek '97M, P'17, Mark A. Sverchek Insurance Agency
  • Dr. Sharon A. Sweeney '78, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Mr. Carmen T. Tessitore, Kings Management & Development Company
  • Ms. Monica Toggas, PPL Inc.
  • The Hon. Patrick J. Toomey, U.S. Senate
  • Mr. Edward G. Topper, Topper Marts, Inc.
  • T. Benjamin Traud, Esq., Traud Law Offices
  • Thomas F. Traud Jr., Esq., Traud Law Offices
  • Atty. Joseph P. Troy '70, Rubright, Domalakes, Troy & McDonald
  • Mr. Samuel Verniero Jr. '90, Selective Service System
  • Mr. Mario O. Vicari Jr. '83, Kreischer Miller
  • Mr. Theodore S. Wills, North American Educational Initiatives Foundation
  • Ms. Alpa B. Yagnik, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mr. Frank M. Yandrisevits, III '80, Fessenden Hall, Inc.

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