Our Instructors

Jerry Flach

Instructor for Project Management

Jerry Flach MBA, PMP is a Project Management Leadership Professional. Her career spans financial services and community development work with for profit and non profit organizations including with the Habitat for Humanity where she led their green building and neighborhood revitalization programs. Her passion for sustainable development shines through in her current role as Community Development Program Manager with Valley National Bank. Jerry is also dedicated to community service; she volunteers with local planning and utility boards and she’s a Soil Conservation District Supervisor for the HEP District in the North Jersey region.

Tarona Lee

Instructor for Certificate in Business Management

Tarona L. Lee is the President and CEO of TLL Human Resource Consulting, Inc., headquartered in Totowa, New Jersey.  Tarona started the company in 2001 and currently oversees all leadership and workforce initiatives.  Her responsibilities include the preparation and presentation of customized coaching, training, consulting, recruiting and organizational tools required to prepare all clients for their best professional and personal performance.

Kate Muldoon

Executive Director for Small Business Development Center

Kate Muldoon has been working as Executive Director at the William Paterson University Small Business Development Center since June 2004.  As Director, Kate offers small business owners the assistance they need to plan and develop successful and profitable ventures by offering training, individual counseling and hands-on workshops in all aspects of entrepreneurship.  Ms. Muldoon had worked in the financial services industry for over 19 years in various capacities including management, operations, sales, and relationship management. She most recently served as Senior Vice President and Manager of the Bank of America Women Entrepreneurs’ Connection covering New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  


Frank Asciutto

Instructor for Digital Graphic Design and Microsoft Office Certification Programs

Frank Asciutto is an Instructional Designer, Digital Technology Instructor and Educational Technologist specializing in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.  He has 12 years of classroom teaching experience supplemented with online course development and delivery using Blackboard.  Before joining William Paterson University, Frank was an accomplished corporate IT systems manager with over 20 years of experience designing and implementing a variety of financial applications.  Frank earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology in 2012 from Boise State University and is a Certified Microsoft Office Master.

Yolanda Evgeniou

Instructor for Medical Assistant Program

Yolanda Evgeniou, Owner of Para-Professional Health Careers, provides curriculum, course materials, and the Instructor for non-credit programs for individuals striving to enter Allied Health Fields.  The curriculum awards certificates in Registered Medical Assistant / Multi Skilled Health Care Technician / PCT, Health Information Online.  All certificates are recognized by the appropriate agencies of the State of New Jersey.  Para-Professional Health Careers also provides guidance in Career Track selection and employment services. Over the past ten years there has been an unprecedented increase in the demand for training for Health and Nursing Professionals and Paraprofessionals.  

Rita Williams Bogar

Instructor for Business Management Program

Rita’s corporate experience includes a 25-year robust career for a national insurance company where she transformed operating divisions, mentored individuals, and achieved strong results. Her corporate experience includes a director of underwriting operations for PA, NJ, NY and the New England states, Public Affairs Coordinator, and Director of Learning and Development. Rita has been recognized by New Jersey Monthly as a 2013 Finalist – NJ Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, by NJBIZ as one of New Jersey’s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business and by the U.S. SBA as the 2011 Region II Minority Small Business Champion of the Year. She is a contributing author to the 2012 book – Big Bold Business Advice.

Jennifer Mastrangelo 

Instructor for Quickbooks

Jennifer Mastrangelo has had diverse experience for the past 20 years in teaching Accounting and Computer Courses at various Colleges and Continuing Education Programs.  Before that she worked in multiple capacities in the Business Sector.  She has a Masters of Education Degree in Instruction and Curriculum from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration.


Lu Lui

Instructor for Business Chinese

Lu Liu is currently a Business Chinese and Basic Chinese instructor for WPU. Lu has been teaching Chinese for 16 years in the tristate area. She received the “Excellent Teacher” award from the American Chinese Schools Association in 2011 and 2013. Lu earned a BS in Economics and BA in Asian Studies. MBA .Currently, she is in the process of obtaining MSET. In her spare time, she serves in the community with her enthusiasm. Lu is the principal of Chuangyen Chinese School, president of New York Putnam Chinese Association and trustee of the BAUS board. 

Darryl Neier

Instructor for Forensics Accounting

Having spent 20 years with the Morris County New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office, retiring as a Detective Sergeant, Darryl has been involved in the detection and prevention of fraud in a variety of situations and cases.  Darryl’s reputation as one of the experts in this field is widely recognized.  He has worked on cases that include white collar crime investigation, money laundering, insurance fraud and computer forensic investigation. Darryl has been involved in domestic and international engagements involving forensic accounting (criminal and civil fraud investigations, banks and shareholder disputes; medical compliance and insolvency and bankruptcy; computer forensics; business valuation; counter fraud studies; fraud vulnerability studies; lost profits calculation; damage claim analysis; asset recovery; due diligence review; discovery production; intellectual property investigations; anti-money laundering compliance and expert witness testimony).

Judy Hall

Instructor for Fiction, Memoir, and Creative Writing

Judy Hall is a writer and itinerant teacher of writing who has lived in such far flung places as Iceland, Sudan, Germany and New Jersey. Her MFA is from William Paterson University. She has been published in Brevity, Split Lip Magazine, The Huffington Post and many other places. Judy is also a fiction reader for Literary Orphans. Her as yet unpublished novel, Max Runs, was long-listed in the Mslexia Competition. You can read most of her recently published work at www.voluptuousmermaid.com.

Judy Hall

Scott Wordsman

Instructor for Creative and Professional Writing

Scott Wordsman holds a B.A. in film from Rowan University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from William Paterson University. His student films have received attention from Campus MovieFest, Telly Awards, and College Broadcasters, Inc. His poems have appeared in over twenty national and international journals, including Thrush Poetry Journal, Spry Literary, Forklift / Ohio, Reality Beach, The Puritan, and others. He is an adjunct professor of English at William Paterson University. 

Scott Wordsman

Michael Yakubov

Michael Yakubov is an entrepreneur, advisor, coach and professional career trainer who specializes in developing a client centered learning environment to help progress the careers of professionals with industry experience.  Michael is also a former legislative aide to the New Jersey State Assembly’s District 21, served as a New Jersey elected official in Union County and is the founder of The Resumaniacs Career Services Company.  In his professional career Michael has previously served as the assistant director of undergraduate and graduate admissions at Caldwell University and is the current Director of the Master of Business Administration program at William Paterson University.  Michael possesses a BA in Criminal Justice and an MA in Public Administration from Kean University.  Michael uses his collective years of professional experience in industry to coach, prepare and develop comprehensive career strategies for getting hired, promoted and staying relevant in the ever-changing career marketplace.  His use of technology tools, brick and mortar training methods and nonverbal communication skills have all contributed to the success of many career professionals.

Nancy Tetreaux

Nancy has enjoyed a 20 year HR career at major law firms, a top-four accounting/consulting firm and large manufacturing and fashion companies. In her position as a Senior HR and Administrative Manager at a major law firm, she partnered with Executive Administrators and firm leadership as an internal resource for Human Capital Management.  Through skillful 1:1 coaching, group skills training, mentoring, and her collaborative management style, Nancy provided expert counsel in employee relations, team building, performance effectiveness and conflict resolution. Typical results included enhanced productivity; heightened job satisfaction; and Managers/ Administrators better equipped to lead through productive relationships with their employees and peers. With a Master’s degree in Speech and Interpersonal Communications from NYU and a soon to be completed doctorate in Communication and Media at Rutgers University, Nancy pays special attention to the role of effective communication in business and personal success. 

Nancy Tetreaux

Sitaraman Vaneswaran

Sitaraman (Sitar) is a key change agent in propelling corporations, delivering strong, bottom-line impacts through implementation of breakthrough strategies and re-engineering Business Processes to drive best-in-class-level performance. He possesses in-depth experience and familiarity with the use abd application of problem-solving tools, including Design of experiments (DOE), Kaizen, Statistical Process Control, Quality Function Deployment, Six Sigma Quality, Value Stream maps and FMEA.  To the classroom, he brings with him several decades in areas of: Total Quality; Quality Management Systems; Cost of Quality; Information Security (ISO 27001); Kaizen; Value Stream Mapping; Supplier Quality Management; Business Process Design / Re-engineering; Business Excellence Models (MBNQA / EFQM); Corporate Social Responsibility (Sustainability / SA 8000); and Lean Six Sigma Online Training.

Richard Baird

Instructor for Society and Criminal Justice

Richard Baird retired in 2011 with over 25 years of service from the New Jersey State Police.  He is currently an Adjunct Professor for  Fairleigh Dickinson University and William Paterson University.  His core skills are emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, leadership and management.  He graduated from the West Point Command and Leadership Program and ultimately became an instructor for the program.  He is presently the Associate Director of University Police and Public Safety for William Paterson University. 

Ray Rokicki

Ray currently works as the Director of Human Resources for The Oaks at Denville, a SpringPoint Senior Living Community. Immediately prior to the Oaks, Ray was the Senior HR Generalist for the NorthEast Region for Five Guys Enterprises.  Ray has also worked in the telecommunications industry, including Apple, Flextronics, and SprintNextel in a variety of management roles. Ray has experience in the start up world having worked during the creation of Enhanced Wireless. It was after some great experiences as a Manager and District Manager with employee development, he made the decision to focus his career in Human Resources, obtaining his MBA with a focus in HR Management, Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential.  Ray has served as a SHRM Learning System Item Writer creating test preparation questions for the SHRM certification exam. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration with an anticipated completion date of late 2019.