Alfiero Center.

Search Committee Roster and Contact Information

Search Committee

Kemper Lewis, Search Committee Chair

Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Keith A. Alford    

 Dean, School of Social Work

Gwen S. Appelbaum

Assistant Dean and Director of the Frank L. Ciminelli Family

Career Resource Center, School of Management

Kee Chung

Louis M Jacobs Professor of Financial Planning and Control, Finance, School of Management

Micheal Dent

Professor, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Gregg S. Fisher

Founder and Portfolio Manager, Quent Capital; Chair, Dean’s Advisory Council, School of Management

Malkijah Griffiths

MBA/MPH Student, School of Management, School of Public Health and Health Professions

Emily Grijalva

Associate Professor, Organization and Human Resources, School of Management

Feng Gu

Professor and Chair, Accounting and Law, School of Management

Graham Hammill

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School

Arun Lakshmanan

Associate Professor, Marketing, School of Management

Alan J. Lesse

Associate Professor, Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Jeffrey J. Piscitelli

Executive Director of Advancement, School of Management

Natalie Simpson

Associate Professor and Chair, Operations Management and Strategy, School of Management

Sanjukta Das Smith

Associate Professor and Chair, Management Science and Systems, School of Management

Contact the Search Committee

The search committee for the position of dean of the School of Management  welcomes input and questions from the campus and community at any time during the search process.

Please offer your feedback, thoughts or questions on the search here.

Search Consultant

The search committee is working with the assistance of Dr. Jett Pihakis of Russell Reynolds Associates.

Dr. Pihakis has experience in recruiting leaders to UB at the cabinet, decanal and department chair levels. With his considerable knowledge of the university and its strengths, he will serve as an effective advocate for us in the recruitment process.

Nominations and Applications

Individuals nominated and those who wish to apply should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae. All nominations and applications should be sent electronically via email (Microsoft Word or PDF attachments strongly preferred) to