Dean's Business Scholars: Preparing for a Career in Business

Zarb School Dean's Business Scholars, join us for an exclusive session with alumni about preparing for a career in business. 

  • Max Bidna, Co-Founder & CEO, Hell's Creative advertising agency (BA, 2015)
  • Dana Kiedaisch, Marketing Coordinator, KidzBop/Concord Music (BA/MA, 2020)
  • Brittany Romain, Senior Analyst, Goldman Sachs (BA, 2014; MBA 2017)
  • Jennifer Tevere, Administrative Manager, Northwell Health (BA, 2009; MPA, 2017 (NYU))

Speaker bios:

Max Bidna, BA (Hofstra), 2015
Max Bidna is the Co-Founder & CEO of Hell's Creative, a growth advertising agency based in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. While he was working in private equity & venture capital after college, Max saw first hand the need start-ups have for sustainable revenue growth. Since he Co-Founded Hell's Creative three years ago, the agency has worked with over 100 companies around the globe leading dozens of companies to multi-million dollars in revenue growth. Max is a trusted advisor, marketing brain, and angel investor to start-ups around the globe. 

Dana Kiedaisch, BA/MA (Hofstra), 2020
Dana Kiedaisch is a recent Hofstra graduate, graduating with both her BA and MS in May 2020. Throughout college, she was involved in multiple organizations and groups around campus, such as Hofstra American Marketing Association, Dean's Business Scholars Mentor, and the Money and Me program. After graduating Dana accepted a job offer at KIDZ BOP as a Music Marketing Coordinator, where she interned. Dana is excited to see where her career at KIDZ BOP will take her. 

Brittany Romain, BA 2014 (Hofstra), MBA 2017 (Hofstra)
Brittany grew up in central New York and came to Hofstra to pursue an undergraduate degree in Accounting. After receiving an offer to intern with Morgan Stanley, she decided to further her education by pursuing an MBA in Finance at Hofstra. She started her career as an auditor at Deloitte out of the Long Island office where she primarily served a client going public. After a year and a half, she received an offer to work at Goldman Sachs in New York City with the Regulatory Capital group. Additionally, Brittany is a part of the Americas Controllers Junior Board at Goldman Sachs and has hosted events across the division.

Jennifer A. Tevere, BA 2009 (Hofstra), MPA 2017 (NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service)
Jennifer serves as the Administrative Director for Emergency Medicine, the Department of Surgery, and Perioperative Services at Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital. Her oversight includes day-to-day non-clinical operations of a 90,000 visit emergency department, the scheduling and charge capture for 23,000 surgeries and key hospital programs such as trauma, colon and rectal surgery, bariatrics, plastics, vascular and transplant. Previously, Jennifer was an associate in the Management Associate Program at North Shore University Hospital. There she performed comprehensive financial and operational analytics, led projects to drive process redesign, and participated in innovation and strategic development for the hospital. Prior to joining Northwell Health, Jennifer worked for a boutique investment firm servicing a range of institutional clients with managing their portfolios. There she helped to build the firm’s first proprietary fixed-income trading desk while managing a trading book of her own.  Her role evolved into special operations where she led strategic initiatives such as developing a multi-user trading platform. A member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University and a Master of Public Administration from the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.





Monday, October 19, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Ariella Greenbaum

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