Joseph E. Iannini, CPA, CMA, CIA, Executive Director of Internal Controls and Management Analysis
Joseph was appointed to the position of executive director for internal controls and management analysis in September 2017. In this position, Joseph leads the college’s internal auditing unit and is responsible for developing, maintaining, and overseeing a risk-based audit and internal controls program for the college. He also collaborates with various FIT functional areas to develop improved business processes. Joseph has over 25 years experience in public accounting and consulting services and is an accomplished finance and business operations management professional. He is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and has instructed graduate level classes in Internal Auditing and Risk Management. Prior to joining FIT from Cohn Reznick LLP, a top ten audit and consulting firm, where he was senior manager of risk and business advisory. Joseph also has chief audit executive experience at several organizations in the Not-for-Profit, software services, medical devices, and manufacturing industries. He earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University.
Barry Kfare, CPA, CIA, Internal Audit Manager
Barry is FIT’s Internal Audit Manager. He has experience conducting a wide range of financial, operational and compliance audits. His skills include managing financial controls and developing policies/procedures; risk assessment testing/analysis for various organizations. Prior to joining FIT, Barry was the Accountant/Auditor for NYS Homes & Community Renewal; Controller for Jacob Javits Convention Center; and Internal Audit Manager for UFT Welfare Fund. Barry is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and holds an MBA in Accounting and Taxation from LIU (Long Island University). He has professional affiliations with the American Institute of CPAs, and the LI/NYC chapters of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Maria Jill Ubina, Admin Associate/Analyst, Internal Controls and Management Analysis
Jill Ubina worked at FIT for over two decades. She has experience serving in analyst capacities with Student Affairs, Human Resources, Legal Affairs, Policy and Compliance, and Internal Audit. Prior to arriving at FIT, Jill worked for various CUNY colleges and the University of California in admissions, recruitment, and human resources. Jill earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Human Resources certificate from Baruch College, CUNY.
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