Board Members

Carrie Beylus

Executive Vice President for the Alumni Association of FIT.

Donna Iucolano

Donna Iucolano

DONNA M. IUCOLANO is an Executive Committee Board Member for the Alumni Association of FIT and the Founder and Principal of Spinach Candy, LLC - a strategic digital business advisory and consulting, interim management and business development company she founded to work with early stage, growing, mature, and even stalled companies.  Clients include:  1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Jet Blue, Marc Ecko, Reader's Digest Association, and Weekly Reader, among others. Prior to venturing out on her own, Donna spent the majority of her career as a serial entrepreneur, corporate strategist, change agent, and digital business leader, starting and building digital businesses and working on digital business transformation.  She has worked in 3 industries including gifting, media/publishing and apparel; and, has held senior executive roles at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Scholastic Corporation, IMP/International Masters Publishers, and New York & Company. Donna holds degrees from the Fashion Institute of Technology and Hofstra University.

Gloria Maccaroni

Gloria Maccaroni

is the Treasurer for the Alumni Association of FIT.

John Jones

John Jones

Class of 1988

Since 2005, John has been  MR Magazine's fashion director, producing the magazine’s fashion pages and covering all menswear categories as a full-time editor. Prior to his affiliation with MR, John spent most of his career in fashion-related marketing, public relations and advertising. He has worked in-house, for J.G. Hook and Raffi linea uomo, as well as for agencies where he’s represented Louis Raphael, the Italian Trade Commission, Les Copains, N. Peal Cashmere, S.T. Dupont and Eileen West.  John is currently kick starting the New York Office for Ken Werks.


Ann Mailly-Long

Ann Mailly-Long

Ann is an Executive Committee Board Member for the Alumni Association of FIT and has been with Nordstrom for 10 years and is currently a Personal Stylist in Farmington CT.  In parallel, she designed and taught a fashion and dressing tips course for the UCONN OLLI program. Prior to Nordstrom, Ann worked at various CT fashion-sales roles at: Chico’s, US Shoe, Bodytalk, Coach, Hayseed, and in NYC for GMTR USA (Lorenzo Duca Sartoria) men’s made to measure. She also holds a second degree and enjoyed a lengthy career in the Telecommunications industry selling, marketing, servicing business and residential customers. Ann supports several community service organizations in Northwestern, CT.

Andrea Pincus Esq.

Andrea Pincus Esq.

Andrea Pincus is an Executive Committee Member for the Alumni Association of FIT and a partner at Reed Smith LLP, in the Financial Industry Group.  A graduate of Yale College and NYU School of Law.  Andrea’s commitment to the Alumni Association of FIT and life-long love of fashion comes from her mother Jan Pincus, Alumni Association President from 1995 to 2005.

Frank Zambrelli

Frank Zambrelli

Class of 1988
Frank graduated FIT with a dream job at Chanel, and went on to work in the American accessories world for Cole Haan, Coach and Judith Leiber.  In 2003 he and Silvano Banfi started Banfi Zambrelli, an agency focused on the design and development of their own collections, as well as well-known American and European brands.  In addition to the Alumni Board of Directors, Frank supports several industry related organizations and charities, and is also an adjunct professor within the Accessories Design department at FIT.  Frank is also an Executive Committee Member of the Alumni Association of FIT.

Ilene Glantz

Ilene Glantz

is the Secretary for the Alumni Association of FIT.

Gina Adamo

The Marmaxx Group, Asst. VP Transporation Dir.

Katie Baldwin

Camille Block

Ariela-Alpha International-Director of Design

Verna Bowen

Leontyne Broome

Perry Ellis Ladies

Steven Cutting

Design Director, Katalyst

Elinore Fishman-Levine

Patricia Klein

VP Design, Liz Claiborne

Cesar Moreno

Barbara Mullins

Caroline Pisaniello

Executive Director, Beauty

The NPD Group

Nathalie Martin Schettini

Head Designer, Martin-Schettini

George Simonton

Item House

Zina Sisto

Never forget, always in our hearts. 

Ed Soyka

Rena Sussman

Vicki Guranowski

Executive Director