Board Members

Joe Accardi, retired, is the former Head of New Business Development for the Asset-Based Lending group at M&T Bank. He has held leadership positions in new business development, marketing, and portfolio management at Santander, Siemens Financial, National Bank of Canada, and National Westminster Bank. As a longtime member of SFNet, he has served on the board and the education committee. He was a faculty member at the New York Institute of Credit for 14 years, and served two terms on its board of trustees. He was also a founding member of the New Jersey chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. Joe holds a B.A. cum laude in economics from Rowan University and an MBA in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Leadership Development Programme at London Business School.