Yacov Shamash

Dr. Shamash is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stony Brook University. His academic administrative experiences have included service as Vice President for Economic Development and Dean of Engineering at Stony Brook University, Director of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University, and as Chair of the Electrical […]

Anne-Marie Scheidt

Dr. Scheidt is Director of Economic Development, Research Professor of Technology and Society at Stony Brook University. She is Chair of the Business Incubator Association of New York State. Moving spirit behind creation of Long Island Angel Network and founder of Stony Brook Entrepreneurs Challenge, which has awarded almost $400,000 to 23 student start-up businesses, […]

Bernie Ryba

Bernie Ryba is the Acting Regional Director of the Stony Brook Small Business Development Center. A Certified Public Accountant with a MBA from Hofstra University, Bernie began his career at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Manhattan. Thereafter, he was employed by Pfizer, Inc. as an Audit Manager and later as Director of Strategic Planning. In […]

Karen Frank

Karen J. Frank is a senior executive, who has been responsible for managing day to day operations of strategic business segments, including financial performance, corporate development activities, marketing, and overall business strategy. With more than three decades of experience, Karen has held various leadership positions while always maintaining a strong customer focus. Under her direction […]