UMass Dartmouth Students Learn How to Survive & Thrive from Business Leaders

Business & Engineering Leaders Offer Career Advice at UMass Dartmouth Business Leaders Forum

UMass Dartmouth students engaged with business and engineering leaders during a Business Leaders Forum held this week at UMass Dartmouth's Woodland Commons. The Forum included mentor discussion circles, followed by a panel discussion. Among the business leaders were several distinguished UMass Dartmouth alumni. Welcoming remarks were offered by UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman. 

"It was an honor to be asked to participate in the 2014 UMass Dartmouth Business Leaders Forum," said Dave Marcille '84, who serves as Director of BioProcessing, Facilities, and Support Services at BioReliance. "It was exciting to be back on campus to help give back to the students and institute that provided me with high quality education and strong foundation to build a successful engineering and business career." 

Those who took part in the Forum included: 

Rosa Castro-Krawiec '84 
Senior Associate & Principal Engineer, Jacobs Associates 

Jeff Conway '87 
Executive Vice President, State Street Corporation 

Joe Cozzolino '87 
SVPIGM Service Provider Video, Cisco Systems, Inc. 

Gary Juvinall '84 
North American Sales Leader, IBM 

David Marcille '84 
Director of BioProcessing, Facilities, and Support Services, BioReliance 

Chris Rezendes 
Harvard University 
President & Founder, Inex Advisors LLC 

Dan Serpico '80 
President, FusionStorm 

The Business Leaders Forum was organized by UMass Dartmouth's College of Engineering, Charlton College of Business, and Career Development Center.


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