In addition to Professor Buszka’s degrees, she maintains SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification, is a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and BNHRA (Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association). She is the faculty advisor for the Daemen student SHRM Chapter and acts as academic advisor for Human Resource students. Besides Human Resource related courses, Dr. Buszka teaches Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management and Introduction to Business Administration.
Sharlene’s research interests stem from her dissertation, “Factors Affecting Faith and Work Integration in the College Workplace,” for which she won the Grail Award at graduation. Her recently published book, “Integrating Christian Faith and Work: Individual, Occupational and Organizational Influences and Strategies, (2020)” includes a much broader and more detailed examination of this topic.
Professor Buszka is passionate about guiding students toward fulfilling careers based on their skills, interests and aptitudes. These passions are reflected in the unique course offerings she has developed with other faculty to support and guide students through this process as part of their required coursework.
Phone: 716 839-8349
Office: B 210B
Grace is an assistant professor in the Accounting department. Ms. Huff teaches financial accounting courses and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Business Administration at George Fox University in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Huff holds a bachelor of science degree in Accounting from California State University at Sacramento, and a master of science degree in Taxation from Canisius College. Her experience includes over twenty years of practice in public accounting with both large international firms and local firms in Stockton, California, and Denver, Colorado, as well as here in Buffalo, New York. As a business advisor for small and medium-sized businesses, Ms. Huff has helped hundreds of clients grow their businesses, save tax dollars, and plan for retirement. She is a regular speaker for the Ministry of Economic Development in Toronto, Canada. In addition, Ms. Huff has spoken nationally to various accounting groups on topics such as business planning, corporate structuring, state taxation, and retirement planning. Ms. Huff brings her business experience to the classroom helping students to understand the practical value of an education in business.
Phone: 716 839-8329
In her 20-year tenure at a large local CPA firm, Ervin specialized in accounting and auditing for healthcare and not-for-profit organizations. She also held the role of CFO at a health plan company. She is on the finance committee at Explore & More Children’s Museum and the board of a local education foundation.
Phone: 716 839-8329
MaryJo has worked five years training finance managers and performing internal audits for a global adult education company. She worked seventeen years as owner of a wellness company that provided naturopathic medical consulting, holistic bodywork, and nutritional supplements. She also worked five years providing financial reporting for small local businesses, and currently works for two local non-profit organizations: The Cullen Foundation and In His Name Outreach, Inc. MaryJo's focus in working with students is to have them love accounting as much as possible and understand that accounting is an integral part of any business. She supports them in developing these skills to ensure their success in the business world: the importance of accounting principles, the value of financial reporting in evaluating the success of a business, and logical problem-solving.
Business Administration and MBA Faculty
Phone: 716 566-7825
Carol joined Daemen in 2008 after working in industry and adjunct teaching. Her industry employment was in the areas of corporate communications and management services performing process re-engineering and manpower planning. Carol teaches a business communication course, principles courses in management and marketing, the business research and presentation capstone course, and works with the sport management students completing their practicum experiences. She also teaches an Intercollegiate Athletics Experience course to first-year student-athletes. Carol is an academic advisor for Business Administration-General Business specialization students.
Carol's focus and passion is the development and enhancement of students’ professionalism to prepare them to succeed in the contemporary business environment. As a complement to discipline-specific concepts, coursework emphasizes written and oral communication skills, presentation skills, and attitudes and habits.
Phone: 716 839-7245
Steve joined the faculty ranks at Daemen in 2022 after working in industry and adjunct teaching. His industry experience was first in the legal field within the insurance defense industry. He then transitioned to the sports industry where we worked in various leadership roles within college athletics. Steve teaches a variety of subjects including principles in management, labor relations, business law, sports law, and various sports management courses at Daemen. Steve coordinates the sports management program and serves as an academic advisor to students in the department as well.
Phone: (716) 839-8431
A part of the Daemen College faculty since 2014, Aaron is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA), the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA), and the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). More locally, he is a part of the Buffalo-Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives (BSNME) association, serves as the faculty advisor for the Daemen Marketing Collaboratory, an undergraduate association designed to give students “real world” marketing experience, and also acts as academic advisor for all Daemen students studying the field of marketing. In addition, Aaron teaches a section of almost every Marketing-related course that is offered on the Daemen College campus, ranging from Principles of Marketing and E-Commerce to Market Research and the Senior Capstone. He has also taught graduate-level courses in International Marketing during his time at Daemen.
Aaron has been an Invited Presenter at the Southeast Marketing Doctoral Symposium, a Consortium Fellow at the Society for Marketing Advances Annual Symposium, and a Summer Research Fellow at the FedEx Enterprise Simulation and Optimization Lab of the University of Memphis. Additionally, he has presented his research at numerous conferences and his most recent academic journal article, written with coauthors Sarit Levy, Anne Hoel, and William Muraco, is entitled “Digitalizing Student Engagement Theory in Business Programs: A Comparative Study Amongst Multiple University Research Institutions.” This manuscript is under first review at the Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education (JAME).
Phone: 716 566-7897
Stacy joined Daemen in 2016 after working in industry and adjunct teaching. Her industry employment was in the areas of sales, finance, and management. Stacy teaches Microeconomics, Macroeconomics Economics of Inequality, and Economics of Geography. She is also an academic advisor for Business Administration-General Business specialization students.
Stacy's research interest is in minority youth leadership. Her focus and passion is the development of underrepresented students and providing support and guidance for their success in the business environment.
Office: B 106
Margaret started as the Director of the program in 2011 and the program achieved American Bar Association approval in 2017. Daemen’s Paralegal Studies program is ranked #17 in the nation.
Prior to working at Daemen Margaret was a Lecturer at the University of Buffalo Law School. She served as a litigation associate at Connors & Vilardo and Phillips Lytle, and as an Appellate Court Attorney for the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Department. Margaret earned her J.D. cum laude, from the University at Buffalo Law School, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Buffalo Law Review and was awarded the Philip Halpern Award for Excellence in Writing. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College.
Margaret published articles on paralegals and ethics, trends in legal education, and authored a textbook. She is a member of the Erie County Bar Association (Human Rights Committee, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee), the New York State Bar Association (Task Force on Paralegals), the American Bar Association, and the American Association for Paralegal Education.
Margaret was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant in October of 2020. She is also working on a legal literacy project and has been chosen to be a TedxBuffalo speaker in 2021 on the topic: “The Constitution Belongs to Me.”
Phone: (716) 839-8562
Office: BC 110A
Prof. Walsh is a long-time tenured faculty member at Daemen College and is a licensed physical therapist in addition to being an attorney. She attended SUNY at Buffalo where she received her BS in physical therapy and her law degree. She also received a BA in political science from SUNY College at Buffalo and a MS in Executive Leadership & Change from Daemen College. She was an associate in the litigation department at Damon & Morey before coming to Daemen College in 1993. In addition to teaching in the Paralegal Studies program, Prof. Walsh also teaches courses in the Physical Therapy and History & Political Science Departments.
Phone: 716 839-8240
Lynette Boesken has been working with the Daemen Business, Accounting and Paralegal Studies Department since 2015. Prior to that she was working as the Assistant Director of Scholarships at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. She has also worked for Delaware North Companies at the HSBC Arena and Ralph Wilson Stadium spending time managing catering, the Harbor Club and Suites. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Communications from Valparaiso University.
Phone: 716 839-8329