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Bertolon Advisory Council

The Bertolon School of Business prides itself on having a strong advisory council made up of local business and non-profit leaders. The council's role is to provide feedback to the Bertolon School of Business on curriculum, and career advising, as well as to provide input on recruiting and development activities.

Henry Bertolon '74  Entrepreneur
Danin Ahmed '10  Retirement Plan Expert, Beacon Benefits, Inc.
Rafael Barbosa '10
Vice Chair 
Marketing Manager, Fire & Ice
Eduardo Crespo Founder & CEO Hispanic Market Solution
K. Brewer Doran Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
Thomas F. French, CPA '91
Chair 
Controller, VFA, Inc.
Jeannette A. Gerald Business Consultant, MBDA Business Center
David W. Ives, CPCU
Entrepreneur in Residence 
CEO, Northshore International Insurance Services, Inc.  
Elliot Katzman '78 General Partner, Commonwealth Capital Ventures
Richard A. Langevin Langevin Management Advisors
Thomas Marmen '65  Private Investor
Peter J. Mongeau CEBS, Principal, Mercer Health & Benefits, LLC
Julie Palen '89  Founder & CEO, InterNoded, Inc.
John Pastore Jr. '94 Senior Vice President of Professional Partnering Program, Integrated Financial Partners
Mary W. Sarris Executive Director, North Shore Workforce Investment Board 
Charles M. Smith Eastern Bank
Margaret Somer  Regional Director, Small Business Development Center, Salem State University
Christine Sullivan  Retired Executive Director, The Enterprise Center
Michael Trigillio  President, Associated Home Care, Inc.
Ex-Officio Members
Cheryl Crounse

Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Salem State University
Special Assistant to the Council
Duncan LaBay Interim Associate Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University