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The Dean’s Advisory Board

The Dean’s Advisory Board comprises dedicated alumni, parents and friends of the College of Arts and Sciences who serve as stewards and advocates. The Board’s mission is to advise the Dean of the College as well as develop resources for endeavors that further the strategic objectives of the College.

We are grateful to the members of our Advisory Board who give generously to the College and contribute to life on campus through mentoring, research, enterprise, and service.

Susan Andersson '84
Lifelong friend of Syracuse University
Skaneateles, NY

Don Andres ’68
Northrop Grumman Corp. (ret.)
Los Angeles, CA

Stephen Barton ’12
Director of intergovernmental relations
Office of Senator Charles E. Schumer
New York, NY

S. Jeffrey Bastable ’69, G’73
Principal, B+L Consulting
Director of philanthropy, Honor Flight Syracuse, Inc.
Syracuse, NY

Alicia Carroll ’88
Owner and surgeon
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Hickory, NC

Kia Chandler ’00
Managing attorney
The Chandler Law Firm, LLC
Severn, MD

Ron Chin ’97
TD Securities
Chicago, IL

Lisa Courtice '84
President and CEO
United Way of Central Ohio
Columbus, OH

Claude Cowan ’68
Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Renée Crown ’50, H’84
Civic leader and philanthropist
Life trustee, Syracuse University Board of Trustees
Wilmette, IL

John Duffy G’87, P’20, P'26
NVR, Inc. (ret.)
Baltimore, MD

Laura A. Feldman ’81
Attorney and owner
Feldman & Pinto LLC
Philadelphia, PA

Winston C. Fisher ’96
Partner, Fisher Brothers Management
Life trustee, Syracuse University Board of Trustees
New York, NY

Karen Au Frank ’03
Associate partner, organizational change management
IBM Corporation
New Canaan, CT

Ron Gill '81, P'09
Fortunato & Fortunato PLLC
Stamford, CT

Stephen Huttler '71
Senior partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Washington, D.C.

Alexander Kadish ’01
Managing Director
Wells Fargo Advisors
Aspen, CO

Connie Matteo ’88, L’91, P'25
Assistant general counsel
Pfizer, Inc.
Peapack, NJ

Joan K. Nicholson ’71, G’89, G'99, P'95, P'99, P'04
Associate professor and dietetic technician
Program director, School of Science, Technology & Health Studies
SUNY Morrisville
Life trustee, Syracuse University Board of Trustees
Cazenovia, NY

Anthony Noble ’99
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at American Tower Corporation
Forest Heights, MD

Gezzer Ortega ’03
Instructor and investigator
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Elliott I. Portnoy ’86
Global chief executive officer
Member, Syracuse University Board of Trustees
Washington, D.C.

Michael Putziger ’67
Boston, MA

Andrew Rasanen ’73
corporate communications, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (ret.)
New York, NY

Joann ("Jan") Raymond ’65
Darien, CT

Debra Adams Simmons ’86
Senior Director, Editorial Projects
Copley, OH and Boston, MA

Megan Stull ’00
Senior manager, regulatory policy and government affairs
Arlington, VA

Paul Swartz ’05
Senior economist
Boston Consulting Group, Henderson Institute
New York, NY

Alan D. Sweetbaum ’78 (Chair)
Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC
Denver, CO

Michael Thonis ’72
Co-Founder and retired senior advisor
Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC
Member, Syracuse University Board of Trustees
Boston, MA

David Tobin '91, P'25
Senior Managing Director
Mission Capital Advisors LLC
New York, NY

Thomas E. Toomey ’95
Client Strategist
Opto Private Investments
New York, NY

Judy Pistaki Zelisko ’72
Vice president-tax,
Brunswick Corporation (ret.)
Lake Forest, IL