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Mad Ideas with Chris Scalzo (FREE)

  • Thursday, April 11, 2024, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

MAD Ideas brings top thinkers to Madison County from universities and colleges around Central New York to share their “Mad Ideas” and research topics. The lecture series spans a wide variety of topics, including agriculture, youth development, health & ecological sustainability.

About Chris Scalzo: 

Hello, I am Dr. Christopher M. Scalzo, a professor at SUNY Morrisville. I have been teaching for over 20 years in accounting, management and entrepreneurship. Before starting my career in teaching, I worked 16 years in the private sector for large and small firms such as a comptroller, credit auditor, accountant, budget analyst and credit analyst. I hold a Doctorate of Business Administration (D.B.A.) from University of Phoenix, an M.B.A. in Finance at St. John Fisher College and a B.S. in Finance/Economics from SUNY Brockport.

While teaching at SUNY Morrisville, I have had the chance to complete a number of volunteer consulting overseas with four organization that worked on the Farmer-to-Farmer program for the USAID that included:

- Working with dairy farmers in Honduras in accounting and financial analysis;

- Completing strategic analysis and an accounting system upgrade in Kenya for a food producer;

- Doing accounting, financial analysis and strategic planning with organic food value chain members in Lebanon;

- Performing value chain analysis of green bean farming in Kenya for Fortune Sacco,a financial and savings firm;

- Completing statistical analysis for a financial institution in Malawi; and

- Working with staff, faculty and administration of Kabba College of Agriculture on training and creating a strategic plan.

I am married and have three children. My oldest daughter is married with a Master’s degree. My middle daughter is working on her PhD in Chemistry. My son graduated with a BBA in Business Administration and is working on his M.B.A. with a focus on public accounting so he can achieve is C.P.A. My wife and I like to travel, workout and see new places. We have visited Western Europe, Central Europe, Ireland, Scotland, Canada and Alaska.





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Last updated March 21, 2024