Saunders College of Business National Council

The Saunders College of Business National Council comprises a talented group of individuals called upon regularly to advise the Dean on strategic issues and initiatives of major significance to the College, while also shaping visionary plans for the future. They provide critical input, analysis and philanthropic support, as well as promoting the College with external audiences. Membership consists of approximately ten to twenty alumni, parents, friends, and corporate partners of RIT who are leaders in their fields and can provide national and global perspectives.

Mission: To advise the Saunders College of Business Dean on shaping vison, assessing strategic issues, and implementing initiatives deemed to be significant to the achievement of success to the College.

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Saunders College of Business National Council Members

Jim Salzano, Chair Headshot
Jim Salzano, Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jones & Vining
Brian Blaser Headshot
Brian Blaser
Senior Advisor
McKinsey & Company
Terrelle Carswell Headshot
Terrelle Carswell
SVP - Information Security Executive/ Business Information Security Officer (BISO)
Bank of America
Jane Elliott Headshot
Jane Elliott
Chief People Officer
Sam Errigo  Headshot
Sam Errigo
President and Chief Executive Officer
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
Pietro (Pete) V. Giovenco Headshot
Pietro (Pete) V. Giovenco
Palmer Real Estate Development
Liang (Jeannie) G. Khaw, CPA Headshot
Liang (Jeannie) G. Khaw, CPA
Assistant Director, Financial Operations and Reporting Divison
International Monetary Fund
Jacqueline Mozrall
Dean, Saunders College of Business
Karuna Mukherjea Headshot
Karuna Mukherjea
Vice President & Head of Enterprise Marketing
Aparna Ramesh  Headshot
Aparna Ramesh
Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
Sari A. Rapkin, CPA Headshot
Sari A. Rapkin, CPA
(Retired) Partner
E. Philip Saunders Headshot
E. Philip Saunders
CEO, Saunders Management
Chairman, Genesee Regional Bank
Braden Smith Headshot
Braden Smith
President, Private Client
Wintrust Financial Corporation
Bob Thomas Headshot
Bob Thomas
President & CEO
Worldwide Speakers Group
Stacey Wronkowski Headshot
Stacey Wronkowski
Vice President Digital Technology
United Airlines
Reuben Zielinski Headshot
Reuben Zielinski