Jaimie Falzarano

Managing Director, LeaderCORE


MS, Canisius College, Organizational Communication and Development
BA, SUNY Cortland, Communications


  • Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
  • CQ-Cultural Intelligence Certified Facilitator
  • Hogan-certified practitioner
  • MBTI-certified practitioner
  • Benchmarks 360 CCL
  • CLOE Leadership Coaching

As managing director of LeaderCORE, Falzarano leads the program and its strategic direction, and teaches its core courses. She has been involved in LeaderCORE since its inception in 2010 and has served as a coach for the program every year.

With more than 20 years’ experience in higher education, Falzarano has supported students through every aspect of their development, from admissions through graduation. In previous roles, she led the Graduate Programs student services team in supporting more than 600 MBA, MS and PhD students annually, and helped develop the UB MBA Corporate Champions program, which allows students to apply their knowledge and positively impact companies in our community.

Other Experience

Through training in the Disney Way while working for the Walt Disney World Co., Falzarano developed core competencies in all the LeaderCORE Competencies.

Volunteer Activities

  • Buffalo Niagara YMCA Turkey Trot committee
  • Coach, Clarence High School, Academy of Business and Finance