Ciccone is a forensic accountant and specializes in accounting for the hospitality sector. (Picture courtesy Stockton College)
Stockton alumnus Raymond R. Ciccone of Surf City was named chair of the Stockton University Board of Trustees at the Sept. 23 meeting, held by means of Zoom.
Ciccone, who was appointed to the board in 2012, will chair a new president’s undertaking power to develop the get to of the Faculty of Organization academic plans and its connections to this kind of entities as Stockton’s Lloyd D. Levenson Institute for Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism and the hospitality marketplace in Atlantic City.
“Stockton’s Atlantic Metropolis campus delivers numerous opportunities for our pupils to consider advantage of hospitality field activities,” Ciccone mentioned. “We want to develop all those chances and partnerships in an marketplace that is so outstanding and essential to New Jersey.”
Currently with the business of Ciccone, Koseff & Co. in Ship Bottom and the Forensic Accounting Team in New York Town, Ciccone has been a CPA since 1980 and is a recognized expert in the subject of accounting for the hospitality field. He received his bachelor of science in accounting with honors in 1979 from (then-named) Richard Stockton Faculty of New Jersey and his grasp of science in taxation from the Stillman Graduate University of Seton Hall University.
Ciccone credits Stockton for a great deal of the specialist success he has achieved above the past 40 years. He started his vocation at Arthur Andersen & Co., in which, as a member of the firm’s around the globe Hospitality Accounting Team, he intended and executed economical reporting and internal control systems for inns and casinos.
In accordance to Stockton President Harvey Kesselman, as an alumnus Ciccone has been a devoted supporter of the college.
“We have both noticed Stockton come a lengthy way because the 1970s when he was a pupil in this article,” Kesselman said. “With his comprehensive skills in accounting and the hospitality business, I seem forward to doing the job with him to keep on improving our courses to serve college students.”
“Ray’s involvement at Stockton has ready him to strike the floor running,” explained outgoing chair Leo Schoffer. “As chair I know he will bring inventive and intriguing concepts to the board.”
Ciccone paid out tribute to Schoffer in a distinctive presentation that highlighted his contributions to the Sara and Sam Scoffer Holocaust Useful resource Middle at Stockton and Schoffer’s efforts in encouraging create Stockton’s Atlantic Metropolis campus.
“Leo Schoffer’s passion, like and dedication have created an immeasurable impression on Stockton,” Ciccone mentioned. “We all owe him a mountain of thanks and glimpse forward to his ongoing get the job done as a member of the board.” —V.F.