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.

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.

Melissa A. Falgiano
Director of Student Services

Melissa manages Executive and Professional MBA student advisement, registration and many program operational items to ensure excellence in student services.

Katie Andrews.

Katie Andrews
Assistant Director for Recruitment and Marketing

With almost 10 years of marketing experience, Katie promotes the Executive and Professional MBA programs and helps prospective students find the program that is right for them.  As a PMBA graduate herself, she is happy to share her experience and knowledge to help you become a more informed applicant and student, so someday you can join our list of successful graduates.

Cynthia DeGeorge.

Cindy Mruk
Office Coordinator

Cindy’s primary responsibility is the general management of the office.  She takes care of all correspondence, meetings/scheduling and event planning for the Center for Executive Development and the assistant dean in particular. If you have questions regarding payments, RSVPs or program inquiries, give her a call.

Mark Bunting.

Mark Bunting
Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

Mark joins the Executive and Professional MBA staff with an experienced background in higher education. As you move through the application process, Mark is available to meet in person or talk over the phone to answer any questions you may have. If you're interested in visiting a PMBA class or joining us for EMBA Preview Day, he will set that up for you.

Schedule an appointment.

Caitlin Janik
Student Services Coordinator
Caitlin provides advisement and support in various areas to current students in the Executive and Professional MBA programs. She also works closely with the Director of Student Services on many program operational items. 
Schedule advisement.

Jeanne Myers, PhD
Learning Designer
With over 25 years in instructional design and teaching experience, Jeanne assists in bringing courses into the hybrid environment for the Professional MBA program. She assists primarily with UB Learns and other teaching tools and embraces creating new learning experiences. 

Nicole Balzer
Business Development Coordinator
Nicole joins our team with a background in business as well as Higher Education. As Business Development Coordinator, Nicole markets custom programming to businesses for employee training. In addition to this, Nicole manages non-credit professional development courses here on campus. She is always here to help you find what you’re looking for and can be best reached through email.