UB School of Management graduates 27 Executive MBAs

Release date May 20, 2015 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Twenty-seven Western New York business professionals have graduated from the Executive MBA program in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

The UB Executive MBA program develops leaders who can initiate change and drive business strategy within their organizations. Participants receive one-on-one training through a leadership assessment center and executive coaching program.

The graduates are:

Kimberly Behun, senior program analyst, University at Buffalo; Mark Branden, vice president, Seneca Holdings LLC; Anthony Buscaglia, emergency physician, Team Health; Jaime Carvajal Lopez, senior procurement specialist, Chiquita Brands - Fresh Express Division; Noel Cropper, associate judge, New York State Gaming Commission; Gregory Daniel, IT director, Exigence of Team Health; Stacy Dean, chief quality officer, Family Choice of New York Medical PC; Monica Faires, University at Buffalo; Joseph Patrick Fletcher, purchasing and logistics manager, Bosch Rexroth Canada.

Also, Michael Gibson, controller, Harper International Corporation; Kim Helmer, chemical new product development manager, Avox Systems; Charles Hunt, general manager, Hunt Real Estate Corp.; Jonathan Jurdi, senior systems engineer, Fidelity Information Systems; Atul Kaul, occupational therapist, St. Elizabeth Health Care; Sashank Kaushik, clinical informatics fellow, University at Buffalo Foundation; Andrew Lashua, account executive, United Way of Buffalo and Erie County; Kenneth Martin, data analyst, quality and patient safety, Catholic Health System; Heather Montague, chief of staff, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo

Also, Michael Nugent, district manager - Buffalo Central District, Tops Markets; Robert Pyszczynski, project executive/associate vice president, Cannon Design; Mohammad Rashad, global market director - energy, Praxair; Jennifer Ruffino, administrator, Buffalo MRI; Cornell Schultz, area leader, General Motors; Mai Farid Farahat Shaker, associate director of operations, CCS Oncology; Leon Smith, vice president, Niagara Lubricant Co. Inc.; Corey Stanley, corporate, director of revenue management, Seneca Gaming Corp.; Douglas Stoll, associate client manager, Nielsen.

EMBA classes are held all day Friday and Saturday every third weekend (with some exceptions for holidays), and participants can complete the program in 20 months.

Program cost includes tuition, fees, books and materials, tutoring for quantitative courses and the land fees of international residency. For more information, visit mgt.buffalo.edu/emba.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. UB’s nearly 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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