Loretta V. Cangialosi ’80 was recently elected to Adelphi’s Board of Trustees. Ms. Cangialosi is a certified public accountant and currently serves as the senior vice president and controller of Pfizer, Inc., one of the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical companies. She joined Pfizer in 1993 and held various positions within the Controller division before her promotion to senior vice president and election as controller in 1999. In these roles, Ms. Cangialosi provides direction and guidance for a wide range of business development and finance activities within the company. She has also overseen three significant acquisitions and integrations during her time at Pfizer.
Ms. Cangialosi serves as chair of the Financial Executives International Committee on corporate reporting, which provides direction and resources for financial executives all over the world. She is also a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group, which advises the Board on auditing topics.
Ms. Cangialosi received a bachelor’s of business administration from Adelphi. She has also served as a member of the President’s Advisory Group.
About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan, Suffolk County, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.