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Finance, Business Economics & Legal Studies Faculty & Staff

Matthew Carey, MBA

Matthew Carey

Director of Center for Financial Markets Studies and the LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 213
Phone: (914) 633-2178
Email: mcarey@iona.edu
Degrees: MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Matthew Carey teaches classes in international business and capital markets technology. He also works closely with all School of Business students and faculty as director of Center for Financial Markets Studies and the LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor. Carey’s research interests include financial markets, fixed income securities and global interest rates and flows.


Ning Gao, Ph.D.

Ning Gao

Associate Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 422
Phone: (914) 633-2126
Email: ngao@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Finance, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Gao’s research and teaching expertise includes empirical research in corporate finance and investments. Her recent interests include corporate outsourcing, proxy fights, seasoned equity offering and stock repurchases. She is a member of the American Finance Association and Financial Management Association.


Wei (Helena) He, Ph.D.

Wei (Helena) He

Assistant Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 412
Email: whe@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Dr. He teaches undergraduate courses in finance, statistics and economics. Her graduate courses include corporate financial strategy, entrepreneurial finance and investments. Dr. He's research interests include entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance and strategic financial aspects of business behavior in China. Most recently, she has published in Financial Services Review, Journal of Applied Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and Global Finance Journal.


Steve L. Kroleski, JD

Steve L. Kroleski

Associate Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 424
Phone: (914) 637-2780
Email: skroleski@iona.edu
Degrees: JD, St. John's University Law School

Professor Kroleski teaches courses in business and environmental law, as well as real estate, criminal, tort, matrimonial and family laws as relates to everyday life. His trial experience is in civil and criminal courts, both federal and state, and he has prepared appeals and briefs for the Appellate Term, Appellate Division and Court of Appeals for the State of New York. Kroleski has 20 years’ experience in the practice of law.


NyoNyo A. Kyaw, Ph.D.

NyoNyo A. Kyaw

Associate Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 423
Email: nkyaw@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Finance, Kent State University
MA, Economics, Kent State University
MBA, International Business, Asian Institute of Technology (Bangkok)
BBA, Finance, Assumption University (Bangkok)

Dr. Kyaw teaches courses in corporate finance/financial management, and working capital management. Her research interests include international corporate finance and capital structure. Her research has been published in International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Investing, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Research in International Business and Finance, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, and Journal of International Business and Economy.


George A. Mangiero, Ph.D.

George A. Mangiero

Associate Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 441
Phone: (914) 633-2282
Email: gmangiero@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Finance, New York University

Dr. Mangiero teaches courses in financial management, derivative securities, and financial models. His research interests include financial management, corporate finance, derivative securities (financial futures, options and swaps), portfolio management, computer/statistical models and their financial applications.


John F. Manley, Ph.D.

John F. Manley

Professor
Chair, Finance, Business Economics & Legal Studies Department


Office: LaPenta School of Business, 430
Phone: (914) 637-2733
Email: jmanley@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Finance, Rutgers University
MBA, Baruch College

Dr. Manley teaches undergraduate courses in business, sports finance, principles of cash management, portfolio management, and options with computer applications. His graduate-level courses include operation of the financial system, sports & entertainment finance, and corporate financial strategy.
More information on Dr. Manley


Eleni Mariola, Ph.D.

Eleni Mariola

Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 429
Phone: (914) 633-2504
Email: emariola@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Finance, Rutgers University

Dr. Mariola teaches courses in investments, fixed income securities and short-term financial management. Her research interests include corporate governance, financial distress and working capital management.


Eric Moscato, MBA

Eric Moscato

Clinical Lecturer, In Memoriam

Degrees: MBA, Iona College

Professor Moscato taught courses primarily in financial institutions, markets & money, and global finance. He has also taught courses in investment analysis and corporate finance. Moscato’s teaching interests included relating personal finance topics to all areas of finance as well as portfolio construction and security selection. His areas of research have included security and privacy issues related to international banks as well as how to implement distance learning and other technology into the classroom experience.


Alison Munsch, Ph.D.

Alison Munsch

Assistant Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 311
Phone: (914) 633-2175
Email: amunsch@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Psychology, Saybrook University
Certificate, Organizational Consulting, Saybrook University
MA, Applied Research, Queens College of the City University of New York.
BA, Psychology, City College of the City University of New York

Dr. Munsch teaches courses on statistics and marketing. She is an analytics specialist, proficient in quantitative methods including multivariate analysis using SPSS and qualitative methods including the use of projective techniques. In addition, she is an effective insights storyteller and collaborative team player. With over 20 years of experience, she has a proven track record of identifying business opportunities, developing productive professional relationships and managing initiatives in support of effective business decision-making.


Muhammad (Arif) Qayyum, Ph.D.

Muhammad (Arif) Qayyum

Assistant Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 435
Email: mqayyum@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Dr. Qayyum teaches undergraduate courses in finance, securities and statistics. His graduate courses include corporate financial strategy, fixed income and economics. Dr. Qayyum's research interests include real estate values, financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, and international finance. Additionally, he is interested in innovative teaching methodologies and has provided unique class trip and portfolio experiences for students. Most recently, he has published in Midwestern Business and Economics ReviewJournal of Financial ResearchFinancial Decisions, and Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research.


Patrick Reville, JD

Patrick Reville

Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 440
Phone: (914) 637-2780
Email: preville@iona.edu
Degrees: JD, Fordham University School of Law

Professor Reville teaches courses in business law and the legal environment. In addition to his work at Iona, he represents indigent criminal defendants thru the 18-B Assigned Counsel Program, is a justice of the peace in Ridgefield, Conn., and also serves as Small Claims Court Arbitrator for the New Rochelle City Court.


Anand G. Shetty, Ph.D.

Anand G. Shetty

Professor

Office: LaPenta School of Business, 431
Phone: (914) 633-2284
Email: ashetty@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., International Finance, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Shetty teaches courses in international financial management, investments, and global financial markets. His research interests include currency markets and exchange risk, international investments, international financial management issues, mergers and acquisitions, and emerging markets.


Emeriti Faculty

Andrew W. Braunstein, Ph.D.
Joseph W. Ford, Ph.D.
Francis J. McGrath, Ph.D.
Jane-Louise Yranski Nasuti, JD, LLM

Finance, Business Economics & Legal Studies Department Contact Information

John F. Manley, Ph.D.
Chair
 
Email: jmanley@iona.edu
Phone: (914) 637-2733
 
Department Office: LaPenta School of Business, 430