Brooklyn Campus
Alumni and Friends


Donald Jones B’68 acting president
Don has been an L.I.U. Alumni Board member since 1998. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University, and is a CPA licensed to practice in the state of New York. Following his tour of duty as a Naval Officer in the U.S. Naval Force inn 1972, and upon receiving his MBA from the University of Chicago, Don spent several years on controllers staffs of the Brunswick Corporation and G.D. Searle & Co (now a subsidiary of Pharmacia Corporation). Don went on to hold management positions at both Bank Leumi and TIAA-CREF, a leading retirement services insurance company.

Currently, Don provides client services as a CPA in the fields of information technology, financial planning and taxation. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the N.Y. State Society of CPAs and the University of Chicago’s African-American MBA Association.

Debbie Barrett B’94, B’00
Debbie received both her Master of Public Administration and her Masters of Science in Nursing from the Brooklyn Campus. She is the youngest director of nursing services in one of largest nursing homes in the Tri-State area. She is responsible for ensuring and coordinating the quality care effectively that is being delivered on a 24-hour basis. Debbie mentors registered nurses and nurse practitioners at several local colleges and universities, and has assisted in the coordination of health screenings and health promotion for the Staten Island community. She is a member of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority and was the 2002-2003 editor of the national publication "Acorn".

Arnold Bier B’65
Arnie is the senior vice president and coo of Pacific Northern in Carrollton, TX, where he has complete authority and control of managing the account/finance department. Prior to joining Pacific Northern, Arnie was corporate group controller for Arrow Industries. He is also the owner of Arnold Bier Bookkeeping & Income Tax Service. Arnie received his B.S. in Accounting from the Brooklyn Campus and currently lives in Richardson, TX with his wife Marge and their three grown children. He is also the proud grandfather of Brooklynn.

Jono Hardjowirogo B’70
Prijono received his B.A. in Philosophy, with a minor in Mathematics from Brooklyn, and is currently the publisher of books and journals for ACM – The Association for Computing Machinery, which is the oldest computer association in the world. Jono, as he is called, previously worked as senior editor for Bantam Books, editorial director for both Simon and Shuster and Henry Holt, and publishing director for Berlitz International. He is an active member of the Association for American Publishers as chairman of the Journals Committee, and runs AAP/PSP Journals Boot Camp – the most prestigious venue for journal editors in the industry.

Russell Jackson B`85

Howard Schwartz B`68


Alumni & Friends
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