BA Liberal Arts - Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 1977
MS Management Science - Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA 1981
DBA - Argosy University Sarasota, FL 2008

Selected Works


Masterfano, Michele . “Effect of Participation in Business Membership Organizations on the Size and Occupational Diversity of Entrepreneurs’ Core Business Discussion Network ” JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS STRATEGY . (forthcoming)

Masterfano, Michele . “Effects of participation in paid membership organizations on entrepreneurs’ core network size and heterogeneity” PROCEEDINGS OF USASBE 2012 . (Feb 2012)

Masterfano, Michele . “Effects of participation in paid membership organizations on entrepreneurial success” New England Journal of Entrepreneurship 14.2 (Sep 2011)


Masterfano, Michele . Effective Business Planning: A Structured Approach Dubuque, IA:Kendall-Hunt, Feb 2010


Academic and Business Research Institute, Speaker Jun 12, 2014 - Jun 14, 2014

Eastern Academy of Management, Other May 09, 2012 - May 12, 2012


Masterfano, Michele . Principles of Marketing Instructor’s Manual with Video Guide New York:Pearson Prentice Hall,

Masterfano, Michele . Marketing: An Introduction Instructor’s Resource Manual with Video Case Notes New York:Pearson Prentice Hall,

Professional Experience

Corporate-AT&T Manager Jun 1981 - Jan 1998
Other -Michele Masterfano Marketing, Inc. President Philadelphia PA Jan 1998 -

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Capital
  • Social Networking