The Department of Management is extremely fortunate to include a team of committed Adjunct Faculty who bring a wealth of practical experience into the classroom.
Our team for 2017-18 includes:
Robert Durney is a Management Consultant serving as Adjunct Faculty member at Penn State University and St. Joseph's University.
Vice President for Education, Project Management Institute. Offers versatile portfolio of 16 courses. More than 30 years business experience in project management.
John J. Fleming, Esquire is Managing Counsel, Foreign Casualty at Chubb Group of Companies and has over 25 years of legal experience both in the courtroom and in corporate counsel roles, including a clerkship for the Honorable Andrew G.T. Moore, II of the Delaware Supreme Court. John earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University, his juris doctor degree from Delaware Law School and his master of business administration degree from Saint Joseph’s University. John has taught Legal Environment of Business I and II and courses in Law and Ethics in Supply Chain Management as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Joseph’s since 2000 and was awarded the Teaching Excellence Awards in 2005 and 2014.
Professor McNally is delighted to be starting her 8th year as an Adjunct at SJU; teaching Policy is a real joy for her. She also owns a Survey Research consultancy firm, TMG Partners LLC and has extensive prior experience in IT and Finance with a number of Fortune 50 companies. See her profile on LinkedIn for more.
Dan McDevitt is the Director of Student Success & First Year Experience at Saint Joseph's University and has worked in the office since 2011. His role focuses on the retention and academic success of all traditional undergraduate students. Dan received his undergraduate degree (Decision and System Sciences) and Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph's University, and expects to complete his Ed.D. degree with a concentration in Higher Education Administration in May 2018.
Brendan Hennessy serves as an adjunct professor teaching business law. In addition to teaching, he actively practices law on behalf of employers, insurance companies and employees. In the past ten years, he has handled hundreds of cases representing clients in court as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC). Brendan also serves as a pro bono mediator with the EEOC.
Patricia Biswanger has been practicing and teaching law for twenty-five years, including teaching business law at St. Joe’s since 2014 and teaching evidence in the Masters in Forensic Medicine program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2006. She was a partner in a major law firm for many years, and currently serves as Assistant Solicitor to Delaware County and as General Counsel to the Brandywine Valley SPCA. She holds a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ronald F. Duska, PhD, held the Charles Lamont Post Chair of Ethics and the Professions at The American College from 1996 to 2011, and served as director of the American College Center for Ethics in Financial Services. He is the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books, including The Ethics of Accounting and Ethics for the Financial Services Professional. He has authored numerous articles on philosophy and business ethics and has lectured and/or taught business ethics as an adjunct at numerous universities, including The Wharton School, The Darden School, St. Joseph’s University, and Villanova. He is a professor emeritus at Rosemont College. He offers workshops in ethics and serves as a consultant and expert witness on matters pertaining to ethics in business and financial services.
He serves on numerous advisory boards, including the Arrupe Center, For ten years he served as the executive director of the Society for Business Ethics, an international society promoting ethical behavior in business, where also served as President in 2014. He is a senior fellow at the Arrupe Center, a Wicklander fellow at DePaul University and a senior fellow at the Ruffin Center at the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Jeff Gossner - Over 30+ year’s industry experience with multi-division responsibility and senior-level experience in operations, business development; strategic planning, global supply-chain partnerships, and strategic alliances supporting multiple industries.
As Vice President, Business Development, provide leadership and support of growth and operations initiatives. Appointed to Mid-Atlantic District Export Council (US Department of Commerce) by Secretary of Commerce, member of Board of Directors for regional financial institution, and Adjunct Professor at St. Joseph’s University.
Mark Slattery has over 25 years of experience in the development, implementation and support of HR Technology solutions on a global basis. He has been teaching HR Technology courses at the graduate level since 2005 and has spoken at several industry conferences. Mark holds a BS in Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University and an MBA from Drexel University with an IT concentration. His certifications include SPHR, HRIP and SHRM-SCP.
Francine Holly Maultz graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a B.A. in Political Science. She received her J.D. from Widener University School of Law, and during her third year, interned for the Honorable Robert J. Shenkin, Chester County Court of Common Pleas. She was awarded an LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law and was selected to extern at Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. Francine handles civil matters and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Dr. Todd Krug has been an adjunct faculty member at Saint Joseph’s University for 18 years. Most recently, he has developed and now teaches an Adult Learning Seminar, MGT 140: Navigating the Road Ahead, a course that focuses on Jesuit identity, academic research papers, and career preparation.
Dr. Krug brings the Jesuit notion of cura personalis (care of the person) to life in his classroom. His teaching style is relaxed, supportive, interactive and diverse; his classroom activities include lecture, dialogue, group work, video, and student presentations. His mission is to make each of his students more confident writers and learners by the end of his course. Towards this end, Dr. Krug offers comprehensive direction for assignments, encourages students to see him for individual assistance, and provides significant feedback on writing assignments.
Dr. Krug is the Director of the Cooperative Education Program for the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University. His committee work at Saint Joseph’s has focused deeply on diversity, with long-standing memberships on The Diversity Commission and on The Alliance.
Dr. Krug received his Ph.D. in Composition Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in English/Education from Saint Francis University.
Christopher Nuneviller has been practicing law for nearly 20-years and has done so in a variety of capacities including most recently in private practice, prior to that as the Chief Operating Officer of a federal agency, as the Special Assistant to the Army General Counsel, on active duty as an Army Judge Advocate, and general counsel and chief compliance officer to a hedge fund and derivative trading. Christopher holds a BBA in Finance from Temple University, and his juris doctor from the Widener University Commonwealth School of Law.
Jonathan C. McGovern, Esquire is a practicing attorney handling business and employment legal matters for small start up businesses to international conglomerates. He received his BA from SJU, the third generation of his family to graduate from SJU and his juris doctorate from Delaware Law School. He has served as a judicial law clerk in Federal Court and Pennsylvania Appellate Court. Jonathan also served as an assistant court administrator in Delaware County for arbitration matters. Since 2004 he primarily teaches Business and Employment law classes both in the classroom and online. Over the years he has taught undergraduates, graduates and law school students in a number of institutions across the region. His educational duties has included service as a subject matter expert to revise, update or create classes, served as a faculty mentor, co-authored a text, and lectured at continuing legal education classes for the National Business Institute and Delaware Paralegal Association.
Marie A. Maney, J.D., graduated from the University of Scranton with Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Political Science and Philosophy. She then graduated from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (n/k/a Commonwealth Law) with a Juris Doctor. Ms. Maney is admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and practiced law for 19 years in the area of civil litigation including insurance defense litigation. She currently teaches the Legal Environment of Business 1 course at St. Joseph’s University Haub School of Business.
Patrick F. O'Brien is currently the Associate Dean of Saint Joseph's University, where he manages the operations of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business undergraduate program. He has experience in university administration, financial management, and human resource management and has a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Widener University.
Pat's activities in the community include service as a board member of the Taylor Community Foundation and as President of the Nassau Swim Club. In addition, he promoted organ donation through Gift of Life and multiple fund raising initiatives including, the Philadelphia Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Patricia Eget - I have worked full-time in corporate and foundation relations at Saint Joseph's University for four years and have taught part-time in the Management department the past two semesters. I have a bachelors of arts degree in history from Johns Hopkins University and PhD in history from Rutgers University. After finishing my PhD, I decided to purse a career in nonprofit development to expand the capacity of organizations to fulfill their mission.
After two years at Saint Joseph's, I decided to pursue my MBA. I completed the Executive MBA program at Saint Joseph's in 2016 and enjoyed the experience. Since then, I have taught Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility (MGT 552) part-time in the Management department.
Lou Gretta is the Chief Human Resources Officer at New York Media LLC, a company known for publishing beloved and influential brands.
In this role, Lou is responsible for overseeing the organization and talent strategy across the company, where he partners with the CEO, senior leaders, and their teams to help optimize business decisions by more strategically and effectively considering respective human capital implications.
Prior to his current role, Lou worked at Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global measurement and data company for fast moving consumer goods and media. There, he served in several HR leadership roles of progressive scope across multiple functions and lines of business, most recently as Vice President of Global Human Resources within the Global Technology function. Lou brings a passion for and experience in driving strategic and meaningful transformation efforts – whether the company is reconsidering its strategic objectives for its existing operations or acquiring or divesting lines of business.
Lou began his career at Viacom Media Networks, where he was responsible for managing the company’s early-career leadership development and internship programs.
Lou earned both his Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University, where he continues to serve as an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Human Capital Management. He also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential. Lou is based in New York, NY, USA.
Patricia D. Rafferty, Ed.D. has over 20 years of management experience in the marketing communications and higher education fields. In addition to her professional experience, she has over a decade of teaching experience with undergraduate, masters and doctoral level students. Her current research interests include group development and processes, graduate and adult education and professional development, and management within an Ignatian context. Dr. Rafferty holds a B.S. from University of Scranton, an M.A. from Villanova University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Joseph's University.
Kristin E. Heasley, PHR, SHRM-CP is currently the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources at La Salle University and has served multiple institutions of higher education throughout the last 20 years. Previously she served as the Director for Recruitment, Engagement & Retention in the Office of Human Resources at Saint Joseph’s University. Kristin holds a master’s degree in Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University in Bloomington and a Bachelor’s in Music Business from DePauw University. In additional to having PHR and SHRM-CP credentials, she has studied Human Resource Management at both the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University and serves on the Board of Trustees for the PAISBOA Health Benefit Trust.