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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 
Chief Operating Officer, Fire & Ice
Claudia F. Chuber  Director, Community Affairs of Grants Management, Peabody Essex Museum
Eduardo Crespo Founder & CEO Hispanic Market Solution
Linda Nowak Interim Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
Thomas F. French, CPA '91
Chair 
Chief Financial Officer, AES Corporation
Jeannette A. Gerald Business Consultant, MBDA Business Center
Scott Gibney Jr. '11 Assistant Director, Salem Chamber of Commerce
David W. Ives, CPCU
CEO, Northshore International Insurance Services, Inc.  
Elliot Katzman '78 General Partner, Commonwealth Capital Ventures
Richard A. Langevin Langevin Management Advisors
 Craig Markiewicz '05, '12 G Senior Internal Auditor,
American Tower Corporation
Thomas Marmen '65  Private Investor
Peter J. Mongeau CEBS, Principal, Mercer Health & Benefits, LLC
Julie Palen '89  Founder & CEO, InterNoded, Inc.
Mary W. Sarris Executive Director, North Shore Workforce Investment Board 
Charles M. Smith Vice President, Eastern Bank
Margaret Somer  Regional Director, Small Business Development Center, Salem State University
Christine Sullivan  Retired Executive Director, The Enterprise Center
Laura Swanson  Chief Executive Officer, Small Business Development Center, Salem State University
Michael Trigillio '00 President, Associated Home Care, Inc.
Ex-Officio Members
Cheryl Crounse

Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Salem State University
Special Assistant to the Council
Kathleen Hess Associate Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University

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