Dr. Cao Jiang is a finance faculty at Holy Family University. He teaches various finance courses and has research interest in corporate finance, international finance, and political economics. He has been researching with top scholars in the field of finance, management, and international business. Recent academic publications include ones in Journal of Banking and Finance and International Finance Review; and media appearance and quotes in Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC10, FOX29, and numerous other local and international outlets. He is a graduate of SWUFE, the school of the Chinese central bank, and has a Ph.D. in Finance degree from Temple University. He was a faculty member at Temple University, and a visiting professor at The College of New Jersey and Rowan University. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Jiang practiced in the investment banking industry. He is a member of the American Finance Association and the Financial Management Association and has presented his work at conferences and workshops in the US and Asia. He is also an avid electronic hobbyist, classical music lover, vintage car appreciator, and mechanical phonograph collector. A two-time official Marathon finisher.
Dr. Xiaojing (Joanne) Ma received a B.A. in Economics from Peking University in China, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. She worked at Minot State University in North Dakota for two years before she joined Holy Family University in August, 2009. Dr. Ma teaches various economics and business courses at Holy Family University. Her research interests are in empirical industrial organization, health economics and international economics. She has presented her work at international conferences and has published her papers in several peer reviewed journals.
John Biasiello is President at Sukay & Associates, Inc. and has more than 20 years of professional experience in the insurance industry. He earned his Masters of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Holy Family University. He held several senior positions with the leading insurance broker Alexander and Alexander, Inc. In his role as Vice President of Finance and Administration, he was responsible for the entire regional accounting function of this international firm. In 1997, he joined Commerce Insurance Services, Inc., a division of Commerce Bancorp Inc., as its Vice President of Finance. He led the integration of the acquired agencies and the internal operations of each agency and also became the Chief Administrative Officer and was responsible for all financial and operational aspects of any potential acquisition candidate. During his tenure, he oversaw the financial analysis of over 200 transactions that included insurance agencies, insurance software vendors, insurance companies and other related transactions. In addition, to his internal responsibilities at Commerce Insurance, he coordinated activities with the parent company peers in various functional areas including: marketing and advertising; facilities management; purchasing; computer integration; compliance issues related to the Patriot Act; and all privacy and security issues banks and insurance agencies face. He was also the primary insurance agency contact with the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware Departments of Insurance.John has been teaching at Holy Family since 2003.