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Monica is a Business Development Manager at Google where she leads merchant partnerships for Android Pay. She has launched numerous integrations with national brands including Panera Bread, Dunkin’ Donuts and Walgreens; all while enabling frictionless commerce experiences for users on the Android platform. Previously Monica was a Finance Manager at American Express, where she led deal modeling and advisory on consumer co-brand programs and commerce innovation. She was a key player in driving the American Express Apple Pay partnership, enabling AmEx customers to make purchases in-store on a mobile device. It was during this time that Monica became fascinated with…

Mallory is an Administrative Business Partner for Ads Quality. She has worked as an associate for the CEO of Henry Schein, strategy intern, marketing coordinator, co-hosted events raising breast health awareness. Company: Google Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Business Management What’s your 30-60 second elevator pitch? Hi, I’m Mallory and I’m currently an Administrative Business Partner for an Ads Team at Google. I’m passionate about empowering youth and mental health awareness so outside of work, I volunteer and partner with the organizations, Miracle Corners of the World and Crisis Text Line. There’s nothing I find more…

James Mallinson ‘16 | Where Is He Now? James Mallinson graduated from Stony Brook University in 2016 with a B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Marketing. He currently works in the Marketing Department at American Institute of Physics (AIP) Publishing while pursuing his MBA from Long Island University. Company: AIP Publishing Degree Type: BA in Psychology with concentration in Marketing What’s your 30-60 second elevator pitch? I’m a marketing professional currently pursuing my MBA from LIU Post. I earned my B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Marketing from Stony Brook University. As a CampusTap mentor who was…

David is an editor and reporter with substantial experience covering business, finance, the economy, technology, government and politics. These days he covers financial crime as an editor at Bloomberg News. He spent more than a decade at The New York Times, where he helped lead national security reporting in Washington and banking coverage in New York. Before that, he covered Internet technology for long-gone magazines like InternetWeek, CommunicationsWeek and Network Computing. He got his start covering high school and college sports for Newsday and has taught business reporting at George Washington University. Company: Bloomberg News Email: Connect on Campus Tap…

Debra is the Director of Marketing at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, which is a full-service law firm on Long Island with offices in Nassau and Suffolk County. She has been working at the firm since 1998 and in the field of legal marketing since 1990 with positions at two other law firms. She has also worked at Canon USA, Norstar Bank, and at Dowling College as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. An MBA, she also earned a bachelor’s degree in English, magna cum laude, from Stony Brook University, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Active in her…

Daniel McLane ’88 | Where is He Now? Daniel is the Principal Law Clerk to the County Court Judge. He is currently assigned to Family Court. He has years of experience in law, with prior experience as Deputy County Attorney, as an adjunct business law professor, and an attorney in private practice. Company: NYS Unified Court System Mentor on Campus Tap. Degree Type: BA in History and Political Science What’s your 30-60 second elevator pitch? Public service is my vocation. I am diligent, competent, and honest. I strive to always improve and better myself. Did you consider any other careers…

By Dawn Zier ’ 86, CEO of Nutrisystem (NASDAQ:NTRI), Spirit Airlines Board Member My education at Stony Brook has been one of the most profound things that has happened to me – it taught me how to think critically.  I was trained as an engineer and in computer science and learned how to take complex problems and break them down into modules and then build up solutions. This has helped me in every job that I have had since. Ask engineers what they do and they’ll likely tell you they solve problems. That’s true whether they’re trying to shrink the…

Renee Pelletier ’03, ’08, ’16 has worked in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services for 17 years. For the last five years, she’s served as a financial literacy and default management specialist. She also oversees Stony Brook’s Money Smart Seawolves financial literacy program. Do you ever get stressed out over your financial obligations? Does it sometimes feel like you don’t have enough money to do all the things you want to do? Are you a recent graduate stressed out about your future student loan repayment? You’re not alone! Managing your personal finances is not always easy, but knowing…

By Frank A. Loglisci ’07 Many students graduate college with a dream of being successful in their field, and while the definition of what it is to be a success is different for each person, my advice is always the same. It’s a given that you need to be smart, driven and work hard, but one of the hardest and most important things you need to be able to do is communicate. I don’t mean being able to write or speak in a professional manner (though both are important, of course). I’m talking about being able to speak to your…

By John Rosenfelder ’88 John is a business intelligence analyst with proven results applying technology to strategy through data investigation, statistical analysis and visual presentation. He received his BA from Stony Brook in English Composition and Art History and an MS from Columbia University in Technology Management. John has been an SBU CAN Mentor for several years. It is a widely accepted fact that most jobs come from personal referrals, not by using online applications or career sites. If you have no network because you are just starting your career or changing professions, how can you find people in your…

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