College of Business and Public Affairs

Office: 309 Anderson Hall
West Chester Pa 19383
Phone: 610-436-3460
Email: Department Chair

Adjunct Faculty

333C Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-3460

Tom Colaiezzi

B.S., LaSalle University    M.S., Widener University
Enrolled to practice before the IRS

Professor Colaiezzi worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 33 years. He spent seven years as a Revenue Agent, primarily auditing large corporate returns, before entering into management. During his career with IRS he held management positions with increasing responsibility, such as the IRS liaison to the Pa. Department of Revenue and as a senior manager in charge of compliance research. He also served as project manager for the Senate Finance Committee on studies to determine the impact of proposed tax legislation. Before the IRS, Professor Colaiezzi worked as a cost accountant and an auditor for the City of Philadelphia.

333C Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2326

Ed Flanagan

B.S., Mt. Saint Mary's College    M.B.A., LaSalle University

Ed is the Director for the Philadelphia Area of Expense Reduction Analysts. Since 1992, ERA has helped thousands of organizations of all types and sizes find savings hidden in their non-core expense categories ("overhead", such as office supplies, insurance, small-package freight, etc). No matter how much you have saved through your own cost-cutting efforts, we are still routinely able to find meaningful savings ON TOP of the savings our clients have found.

Prior to joining ERA, Ed spent more than 30 years as an Auditor, Controller, and CFO of residential and commercial construction and development companies. Most recently, he was CFO for Philomeno & Solamone Builders and Area Controller for K. Hovnanian Companies.

Flanagan has experience as a Consultant in the Non-Profit sector and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
Phone: (610) 761-8625

Paul Lamparski

B.S., Drexel University    M.B.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania
C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Professor Lamparski is a seasoned financial executive who has served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for two international software firms and he has worked overseas in both Amsterdam and Beijing managing the regional financial operations of global businesses. Paul's professional experience includes seven years with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and another seven years as Partner in a regional certified public accounting firm. Prof. Lamparski is a subject matter expert in the areas of revenue recognition for technology companies and accounting for share-based compensation arrangements. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. Paul earned a BS in Business Administration from Drexel University and his MBA in Technology and E-Commerce at West Chester University where he was recognized as the Outstanding Graduate in 2008.