UB School of Management Alumni Association elects new officers, directors

Release Date: January 19, 2018

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Eleven alumni have been elected as officers of the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association for 2018.

Starting Jan. 1, the following individuals each began a one-year term, joining board president Marc Adler, MBA ’82, CEL ’08, in leading the association. Adler, who is serving a two-year term through 2018, is president of Why Not Marketing LLC and a partner in Allen St. Poutine Co.

  • Michael Schaffstall, BS ’90, Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP, vice president for student relations/young alumni
  • Ryan Osborne, BS ’98, MBA ’00, Deloitte Consulting LLP, assistant vice president for student relations/young alumni
  • Anthony Zoratti, PMBA ’13, Tech Data Corp., vice president for metrics and communications
  • Carly Battin, MBA ’09, Bak USA, assistant vice president for metrics and communications
  • Jill Douglas, BS ’04, EMBA ’12, AAA Western and Central New York, vice president for events
  • Michael Keane, BS ’00, PMBA ’04, Wilmington Trust, assistant vice president for events
  • Laura Berrady, EMBA ’07, vice president for faculty relations
  • Michael Olfano, BS ’92, MBA ’94, PCA Technology Group, assistant vice president for faculty relations
  • Sudha Bommidi, MBA ’07, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, treasurer
  • Ryan Fogle, MBA ’16, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, assistant treasurer
  • Thomas Palmer, MBA ’71, JD ’75, CEL ’00, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, secretary

In addition, the following alumni were elected to three-year terms as directors, serving on the board from January 2018 through December 2020.

  • James Macri, BS ’10, JD/MBA ’14, attorney, Goldberg Segalla LLP
  • Dorothy Siaw-Asamoah, BS ’03, MBA ’05, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources, UB School of Management
  • Gina Sottile, BS ’03, tax director, PwC

The UB School of Management Alumni Association promotes, enhances and supports the welfare and educational interests of the school in the academic and business community by fostering engagement, communication and support among alumni, the school and university. The School of Management has nearly 40,000 alumni in 86 countries across the globe — and all of them are alumni association members.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

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