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RIT’s Executive Education department is unique in its personalized nature. Its dedicated staff is eager to answer any questions that you may have, and to walk you through every step of the application process. Contact any member of the team below.

  • Jeff Davis

    Program Director
    Executive Education
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    Jeff Davis

    Program Director, Executive Education, Adjunct Professor

    Jeff joined the Executive MBA program at the Saunders College of Business in October 2011. He has a variety of experiences to include 12+ years in the United States Air Force, 8 years in financial services, and 8 years in the New York Air National Guard. Between the Air Force and Financial Services, Jeff has strong experience in recruiting. He also previously worked with the Air Force ROTC at Boston University. Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at Medaille College and RIT, teaching Economics, Business Simulation, International Business and Executive Leadership. 

    Some of the places Jeff has worked or lived include the Republic of South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, China, Guam, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Bahrain. Jeff met his wife Maura while living in Boston and they have two children, Conor and Erin. The Davis family resides in Penfield. 

    Jeff earned his bachelor's degree from Medaille College and his MBA as a member of Class 17 of RIT's Executive MBA Program in 2010.

  • Emilee McHugh

    Sr Admissions Officer
    Executive Education
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    Emilee McHugh

    Sr Admissions Officer, Executive Education,

    Emilee is the Admissions Officer for Executive MBA Programs. In her role, she handles the admissions for both online and on campus EMBA applicants; ensuring that the program is a good fit for the prospective student and working with applicants throughout the application process.

    Emilee has both a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the SUNY College at Brockport. Prior to joining RIT, Emilee was living in northern Virginia and working in the Human Resources department recruiting faculty and staff at a school district just outside of Washington DC. She enjoys being part of a dynamic team and building lasting relationships with the students before, during and after they complete the program.

  • Jancy Nightingale Burch

    Jancy Nightingale Burch

    EMBA Coordinator
    Executive Education
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    Jancy Nightingale Burch

    EMBA Coordinator, Executive Education,

    Jancy is the Program Coordinator for Executive MBA Programs. She acts as the primary liaison with Executive MBA students, ensuring they have a smooth experience with the program on campus and online.

    Jancy has an Associate’s degree in Corporate Communications and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College School of Continuing & Professional Studies.

    Jancy previously worked with RIT Catering on campus before joining the Executive Education staff. Prior to joining RIT, Jancy lived in Hershey, Pennsylvania and worked with chocolate and craft beer, leading marketing event initiatives for Hershey’s Chocolate World and Tröegs Brewery respectively.

  • Jessica Serpe

    Assistant Director of Marketing
    Executive Education
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    Jessica Serpe

    Assistant Director of Marketing , Executive Education,

    As the Assistant Director for Marketing for the Executive MBA Program, Jessica is responsible for the marketing strategy and implementation for the Executive Education programs at Saunders College of Business.

    Prior to joining the Executive Education staff, Jessica worked in Marketing and Events for University Gallery, a popular event venue on the RIT Campus.

    Jessica has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Alfred University, a Master's degree in International Service Innovation, as well as an MBA in Digital Marketing, both from RIT.