Mentors Past to Present

Mentors 2015-2016

Ronald Astree ’95
Professional Affiliation: Internship Coordinator and Academic Advisor, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Mentor Since: 2015

Savi Alex
Professional Affiliation: Senior Vice President, Highbridge Capital Management
Mentor since 2012

Regina Bechtle, S.C.
Professional Affiliation: Charism Resource Director, Sisters of Charity
Mentor Since: 2015

Carol Bilsky Bieniek
Professional Affiliation: Mathematics Department, Community Borough of Manhattan Community College
Mentor since 2014

Elizabeth Brown ’68
Professional Affiliation: Director of Neonatology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine (retired)
Mentor Since: 2015

Lourdes Caballes ’95
Professional Affiliation: Examination Officer, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Mentor Since: 2015

John Caruso ’82
Professional Affiliation: Senior Vice President, TV Network Sales, ABC
Mentor since 2010

Sylvia Christakos ’67
Professional Affiliation: Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School
Mentor since 2014

Eileen Chusid ’62
Professional Affiliation: Dean of Institutional Research, New York College of Podiatry
Mentor Since: 2015

Susan DiDonato
Professional Affiliation: Executive Vice President, Chief Talent Officer, Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Mentor since 2014

Donna Dodge, S.C.
Professional Affiliation: Director, Sisters of Charity Housing Development Corporation
Mentor Since: 2015

Maria Ellis
Professional Affiliation: Rutenberg Realty NY; American Association of University Women; previously Vice President/Associate Broker at Citi-Habitats
Mentor since 2010

Colleen Fay
Professional Affiliation: Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Department of Orthopedics; Bellevue Hospital Center, Sports Medicine
Mentor since 2014

Gail Dinter Gottlieb ‘65
Professional Affiliation: Consultant, Dinter Consulting, LLC; previously President of Acadia University (2003-2008); Dean of Arts and Science at Pace University (1999-2003); Dean of Natural Science at Buffalo State College (1996-1999); Associate Provost at Drexel (1993-1996); Professor and Researcher at Drexel University (1986-1996)
Mentor since 2013

Alvin Hall
Professional Affiliation: NYSE Financial Literacy Advisor Council
Mentor since 2014

Karen Helfenstein, S.C.
Professional Affiliation: Director, Sisters of Charity Sponsored Works
Mentor Since: 2015

Lorrin Johnson
Professional Affiliation: Black Rock Forest Consortium, Summer Science Program; EYO Conference Director, American Association of University Women
Mentor since 2014

Mary Beth Malone ’75
Professional Affiliation: Vice President, Investment Banking Operations, for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; former executive with Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank
Mentor since 2010

James Melillo ’99
Professional Affiliation: Attending Dentist and Clinical Professor, Montefiore Medical Center; Private Dental Practice
Mentor since 2014

Joan Monk
Professional Affiliation: American Association for University Women; Westchester Association for the Education of Young Children; Westchester Children’s Museum
Mentor since 2013

Paul Mourning
Professional Affiliation: Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Mentor since 2012

Jane Pendergast
Professional Affiliation: Active in community and advocacy groups; previously elder abuse social worker; equity research management; English teacher
Mentor since 2013

C.S. Rani
Professional Affiliation: Professor, Computer Information Systems, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Mentor since 2011

Cheretta Robson
Professional Affiliation: Director, Oxley Career Education Program, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Mentor Since: 2015

Mindy Romero ’04
Professional Affiliation: Vice-President, Marketing Communications, Sterling Brands
Mentor Since: 2015

David Schliecker ’92
Professional Affiliation: Vice President, Food Network/Cooking Channel Research, Scripps Networks Interactive
Mentor since 2011

Liz St. James ’01
Professional Affiliation: Ascend, Charter School; formerly: Denihan Hospitality Group
Mentor Since: 2015

Cynthia Stroh
Professional Affiliation: Senior Analyst, Xerox Business Services
Mentor since 2014

Roli Wendorf
Professional Affiliation: Branch President, American Association for University Women
Mentor since 2012

Joanne Zurlo ’74
Professional Affiliation: Director of Science Strategy Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), Senior Scientist, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mentor Since: 2015