Connections

Jeff BlackJeff Black ’76 retired from his position as senior partner and vice chairman at Deloitte. Black often notes that his UAlbany B.S. in accounting is the only degree on his résumé. He is a member of the University at Albany Foundation, the SUNY Research Foundation Board and the School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board. In 1999, Black was awarded the Excellence in Alumni Service by the Alumni Association.

James J. Kelly Jr. ’82, was named senior vice president and chief financial officer for UF Health Shands.

David Schachne ’82, published “The Trek: Adventure and Enlightenment on a Climb to the Summit of Kala Patthar, Above Mount Everest Base Camp.”

Teresa Hildebrant Walter ’82, published “Coming of Age in WWII,” a first person account of her father’s time serving in WWII, and the Pacific theater. 

Tyrone Montague ’83, was named managing director at KPMG.

Adam Barsky ’84, EVP and chief risk officer at IDB Bank, was named chairman of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority.

Stuart A. Hack ’85, managing member of Hack Tax and Accounting Services in Wellington, Florida was recently named to the executive board of directors of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s Exclusive Presidents Circle.

Marni Rosenblatt ’91, was named associate vice president and senior international tax counsel at Merck & Co. Inc.

Bryan Zaslow ’97, founder, president and CEO of JBCStyle, was named to the Young Entrepreneurs Council.

Karen M. Hunter ’01, was named chief of staff for the New York State Thruway Authority.

Stephen M. Stabile ’01, senior vice president of wealth management and co-founder of the Hirsch Stabile Group at Merrill Lynch, was interviewed for “How Advisers Go Beyond Investing” for onwallstreet.com.

Mike Reynolds ’08, was named director at Ultra Capital LLC.

Paul Kwon ’11, launched a mobile game named ’Tap Strikers’ on the Apple store and Google Playstore.

Taiymoor Naqi ’13, was named to the newly-created position of director of privacy and security at Hixny. 

Michael Papa ’17, self-published, “The Wurlitzer Model 1015,” following the history and the life of the iconic and most recognizable jukebox.

EY was named a Fortune magazine, “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 18th consecutive year.

Promoted? Changed jobs? Received an award? Wrote a book? 
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