Sal Marino MBA, EdD, CPA
I am Chair of the Accounting Department and Professor of Accounting. I hold a BS from Fordham University, an MBA from St. John’s University and an EdM and EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University. I am an active CPA licensed to practice accounting in the State of Maryland.
I have been a full-time professor of accounting since 1985 when I joined the faculty of accounting at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY after a sixteen-year career as an accountant and financial manager. I spent eleven years as an assistant controller in the corporate division of CBS. I also worked as the chief financial officer of a small heavy equipment dealer. I have been at SUNY/ Westchester Community College since 1992 and department chair since 1998. I also serve on the adjunct faculty at Pace University.
My responsibilities at Westchester are twofold-teach accounting and administer the work of the accounting department. Chair duties include the responsibilities associated with management: planning, organizing, and controlling the activities of the department. I hire faculty, schedule classes, and evaluate the work of my colleagues in carrying out their important duties of teaching and classroom leadership. I am happy to state that my faculty colleagues are the most important part of the department’s success.
Along with my chair duties, I teach students upper level courses in accounting and finance. This is the most important responsibility of all professors and one which is brings me my greatest professional happiness and satisfaction.
I am a member of several professional associations and have published numerous biographical essays, book reviews and case studies.