Board Members


Mike Capone

BS Computer Science – Dickinson College
MBA Finance – Pace University

Current: Chief Operating Officer at Medidata
Former: Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP).

Vice Chair

Greg Collins

BS Accounting - Montclair State University

Current: Certified public accountant and the managing director of G. Collins & Company, LLC.
Former: Tax Partner in the Sports and Entertainment Division of Mitchell & Titus, LLP.


David R. Alter

BS Accounting – Boston University
Chartered Life Underwriter – American College

Current: Chief Executive Officer of International Planning Alliance, LLC


Anthony M. Carlino

BA Political Science – Montclair State University
JD – Seton Hall

Current: Partner in the law firm McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLC. and co-chair of the Litigation and Insurance Services Group.
Former: Served a judicial clerkship for The Honorable Fred C. Galda, A.A.J.S.C., and was an Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor.

Board Members

Keith Ansbacher

BS Business Administration - Montclair State University
JD – Rutgers University

Former: VP and Associate General Counsel and then as Interim General Counsel at BASF before retiring in 2014.

Rose Cali

BA Anthropology – Montclair State University

Current: Education Advocate; Founder, Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center
Former: Volunteer services coordinator for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; public relations officer for training center.

Susan A. Cole

PhD English and American Literature - Brandeis University
MA English and American Literature - Brandeis University
BA English and American Literature - Barnard College, Columbia University

Current: President, Montclair State University
Former: President, Metropolitan State University in Minnesota; Visiting Senior Fellow in academic administration, City University of New York; Vice President for University Administration and Personnel, Rutgers University; Associate University Dean for Academic Affairs, Antioch University; faculty member, CUNY.

Saundra Collins

BA – Point Park College
MA – University of Maryland
PhD – University of Maryland

Current: Professor of Psychology at Montclair State University.
Former: Director of the African-American Studies program at Montclair State University.

Michael H. Forman

BA – Rutgers University
JD – Rutgers University
LLM, Taxation – New York University School of Law

Current: Partner at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, PA and co-chairs the firm’s Tax, Trusts and Estates Department; Certified as an Accredited Estate Planner by The National Association of Estate Planners and Councils; Member of the Tax Society of New York University and appointed as a member of the Governor of New Jersey’s Tax Advisory Council.
Former: A former adjunct professor at the American College teaching business and estate tax planning.

Angelo J. Genova

BA – Montclair State University
MA Industrial and Labor Relations – Rutgers University
JD – Rutgers University

Current: Partner and firm co-founder of Genova Burns. He is a leading member of the New Jersey Bar in the practice areas of Labor and Employment Law, Election Law and Complex Litigation and Appeals.

James P. Hughes

BA Economics – Trinity College, Connecticut

Current: Market Executive with Merrill Lynch, Short Hills, NJ.

Robert Iacullo

BA Business Administration – Montclair State University
MBA Finance – Fairleigh Dickinson University

Former: Executive Vice President at United Water Resources, Inc. and President of United Water Resources, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer.

Julie Jackson

BA Economics – University of Delaware
MA Economics – New York University

Current: Principal at 1919 Investment Counsel and Senior Portfolio Manager. She is the Chair of the Third Party Committee and a member of the Fixed Income Group and the editor of the firm’s quarterly Investment Review and Outlook.
Former: Senior Portfolio Manager at US Trust Company.

Jeffrey Johnson

BA Management/Accounting - Montclair State University

Current: President and Owner of MBM Business Systems, Inc.

Audrey V. Leef

BA Mathematics - Montclair State University
MS Mathematics – Stevens Institute of Technology
MDiv – Drew University
EdD – Rutgers University

Former: Professor Emerita of mathematics at Montclair State University and campus chaplain.

Robert Jay Lieberman

BA – University of Buffalo
JD – Brooklyn Law School

Current: Founder and president of All-Ways Advertising Company, the Bloomfield, New Jersey-based promotional advertising and marketing provider.

Marcella LoCastro

BA Mathematics – Montclair State University
MBA – Fairleigh Dickinson University

Current: CEO of MLoCastro Consulting LLC, and provides women’s leadership training and coaching for companies, and for the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA).
Former: Senior Management positions at Deloitte, LLP and Ernst & Young, LLC.

Steve Resnick

BA – Montclair State University
JD – Rutgers University

Current: Counsel at Ziegler & Zemsky, LLC
Former: Shareholder at Budd Larner, P.C.

Judith Schumacher-Tilton

Current: President of Tilton Automotive Group, parent company of Schumacher Chevrolet in Little Falls, Clifton and Denville. Serves as the Vice Chairperson of the General Motors Women’s Retail Network and the General Motors Minority Women’s Council.

John T. Shannon

BA English – LaSalle University
MA Public Policy – Harvard University
JD – University of Pennsylvania

Current: Vice President for University Advancement at Montclair State University overseeing the University’s efforts in the areas of development, fund-raising, communications, marketing, alumni affairs and community relations, along with the activities of the University Foundation.
Former: Served as the inaugural President and Chief Executive Officer of East Baltimore Development Inc.

John Sullivan

BS – University of Richmond

Current: President and CEO of Heritage Wealth Counselors, LLC.
Former: Founding Partner of Summit Financial Resource, LLC.

Nader Tavakoli

BA Political Science – Montclair State University
JD – Rutgers University

Current: CEO of Ambac Financial Group Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EagleRock Capital Management, a private investment partnership based in New York City.