Meet our Staff

The Center for Executive Development is here to assist you. If you have a general question or are unsure to whom to direct your question, select from the following general email addresses:

Courtney J. Walsh
Assistant Dean of Executive Education

As assistant dean, Courtney oversees everything in the Center for Executive Development. You can also find her teaching the "Emotional Intelligence" course for EMBA students. The best way to reach her is email — day or night.

Melissa A. Falgiano
Associate Director

If you’re considering the Executive or Professional MBA programs, Melissa can assist you with the application process. She is happy to share her knowledge to help you become a more informed applicant and student, so someday you can join our list of successful graduates.

Katie Andrews
Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator

In her role, Katie promotes the Executive and Professional MBA programs and helps prospective students find the right program and complete the application process. If you're interested in visiting a PMBA class, she will set that up for you.

Cindy Mruk
Coordinator of Student Initiatives

Cindy takes care of all correspondence, meetings and event planning for the Center for Executive Development and the assistant dean in particular. Call her with questions regarding payments, RSVPs or program inquiries. She's always here to help.

Maggie Grady
Program Coordinator

On the non-credit side, Maggie coordinates and implements Executive Education Certificate Programs. On the credit-side, she orders all materials for the EMBA and PMBA programs. She maintains the Center for Executive Development portion of the website. She continually provides long-term programming & overall customer satisfaction to national and international clients.  With an excellent eye for detail, Maggie is an integral part of the CED.

Jamie Anne O'Donnell
Business Development Coordinator

Jamie focuses on building corporate partnerships for customized training and open enrollment program sales in the CED. She has extensive national and international experience in business development and a bachelor’s from Buffalo State. A Buffalo native, she recently returned home after living in Italy for 20 years.

Joanna Olkowski
Program Coordinator

Joanna coordinates a comprehensive range of services for the Executive and Professional MBA programs to promote recruitment, retention and student success.