College of Business Graduate Student Advisory Board
The Dean's College of Business Graduate Student Advisory Board provides a forum for MBA and MS students in the College of Business to provide feedback to the Dean and other administrators in the College of Business. This is accomplished through ongoing meetings and open dialogue. The information provided by these students assists in driving change and they act as a sounding board for new initiatives.
Joseph Gettler has been a student in the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Executive MBA Program since January 2015. At BNL he holds the position of Senior Public Affairs Representative. He says the MBA program has given him more confidence in his Communications role at BNL, and he feels more capable of delivering solutions – whether working alone or with a team.
Outside of the MBA program and BNL, Joe helps to rehabilitate and socialize dogs that are up for adoption at a local animal shelter.
One of the highlights of the MBA program for Joe is the professors. He says they have all been incredible, and he is especially impressed with their real-world experience and notable credentials.
Ingy Ghobashy is an alumna of the College of Business, Class of 2017. She obtained a BS in Business Management with a minor in Accounting, graduated with Valedictorian status, and was top of her class in the College of Business. Ingy is currently pursuing an MS in Accounting while preparing for the CPA exam. She aspires to work in the auditing field of public accounting upon graduation.
Ingy came to the MS program with leadership experience from her undergraduate career at Stony Brook. She's the former president of Stony Brook University's Accounting Society and currently serves as a mentor for the new executive board. She has also been a TA for ACC 210 for two years, which she continues to do as a graduate student. Additionally, Ingy currently serves as the VP of the Graduate Business Association, hoping to utilize her leadership experience to help the association during a time of transition.
Through her undergraduate years and beyond, Ingy had various faculty mentors from the COB who helped her make the most out of her experience at SBU and empowered her to achieve her full potential, both inside and outside the classroom, and for that she is extremely grateful. Aside from her scholastic and career ambitions, Ingy enjoys playing sports and exploring new places.
Anna Lubitz is an alumna of the College of Business, (Class of 2016). She achieved a dual masters at Stony Brook University, completing her Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management, and her Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Community Health. Within her dual masters program, Anna also obtained two advanced certificates in Health Communications and Health Care Management. She is now pursuing to further her education, and aspires to become a pediatric dentist.
Anna came into the MBA program with leadership experience from her undergraduate career at Stony Brook University. She is the former Undergraduate Student Government President (2012-2013) and former SUNY Student Assembly Executive Committee Representative (2013-2015). From 2014-2016, Anna served on the MBA Dean’s Student Advisory Council, and served as the MBA Association President. She is thankful to the esteemed faculty and staff, in the College of Business, for their support and invaluable knowledge throughout her graduate career. In August 2016, Anna was a panelist for the Youth Assembly at the United Nations; she discussed Professional Partnerships, Good Health and Well Being, and Gender Equality (women in leadership).
Aside from her scholastic ambitions and endeavors, Anna enjoys volunteering her spare time singing for charitable and political events. She participates in community-wide events in an effort to make a positive difference within her hometown and campus community as an active leader. Anna is proud to have obtained her MBA through the College of Business.
Mohit Malik joined the College of Business in the Spring of 2016. He is pursuing an MBA with a concentration in Innovation. He is a part-time student and is an active member of MBA Association and the International Mentoring Program. Mohit has a Masters in Computer Applications as well as 14 years of experience in IT consulting, general management and airline domain. So far his highlights of the MBA program include the focus on Innovation in the way we deal with people and get them motivated to work out of the boundaries.
Mohit works for an Airline Service provider, SITA, as a Certification Manager and has expertized in managing multi-vendor large scale software deliveries. Presently he is leading a team of geographically, culturally and functionally diverse employees, where he directs the activities of the Airline Certifications and SITA Test team. He is also involved in several committees at work geared towards identifying process inefficiencies, recruitment and improving the company’s talent management.
Daniel Smith joined the MBA in Finance program in the Fall of 2015. He is currently a part-time student, working full time at Bridgehampton National Bank in the field of Anti Money Laundering as a Senior BSA Analyst.
A highlight of the MBA program for him has been the peer group and everyone’s dedication to work hard within class and on group projects. This has really facilitated a positive learning experience. He also appreciates the different educational backgrounds everybody has and thinks that having a number of students with backgrounds other than business adds a very unique and exciting element to the program.
Outside of the COB, he is looking to get involved in the Mentorship Program and outside of Stony Brook University he is very involved in several committees at work aimed at identifying process inefficiencies, recruitment and improving the company’s talent management.
After graduation he is looking to pursue a career in bank management with a tendency towards anti-money laundering and compliance. He would ideally like to perform risk analysis and management for a financial institution.
Lindsey joined the MBA program, with a concentration in Management, in the Fall of 2017. She is a full-time student and excited to be back in the College of Business after her four years of undergrad at Stony Brook. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management, with specializations in both Management & Operations and Marketing, in May 2017.
During her senior year in undergrad, Lindsey was a Marketing Intern at the Stony Brook University Career Center. She worked alongside a team to promote various events to the campus community. She enjoyed learning the many different aspects of marketing. With the start of Graduate School, Lindsey will also be starting a new position back at the Career Center as Graduate Marketing Assistant for Fall 2017 - Spring 2018. She will help support and mentor the undergraduate marketing team, as well as actively promote all job fairs over the course of the year. Lindsey is looking forward to this leadership role and working with both new and familiar faces.
Lindsey plans on earning her Master’s Degree, within a year, so that she can start her professional journey in the career world. She hopes to have a managerial position in the future and she believes the MBA program at Stony Brook will help get her there!