The GSB Difference

Want to study in a beautiful waterfront setting with close proximity to New York City and Boston? Do you value small classes and opportunities to work with faculty on research and community projects? Is an internship or another professional experience part of what you value in a quality business education? Love business but not sure of a specific career path? GSB is all of this and more.


RWU student working in a lab

Our vision is to be the school of choice for those who seek excellence in business education framed by personal attention and enhanced by experiential opportunities and the strongest emphasis on positive outcomes for students.

The Gabelli School of Business has five undergraduate Program Outcomes that are closely tied to mission and that include:

  • Students will incorporate critical and analytical thinking when solving business problems.
  • Students will be able to function successfully in a team environment
  • Students will demonstrate professional communication skills.
  • Students will incorporate ethical dimensions when solving business problems.
  • Students will demonstrate awareness of diversity influences on global business activities.

Our Students

RWU student on her laptopAt GSB, our students come from a range of backgrounds and with a diverse set of interests. From the moment they arrive on campus we both challenge and support them so that they are ready to thrive as soon as they receive their diploma. 

Technology and Resources

RWU education student teaching in a classroomTechnology is a critical dimension in learning the art and science of business. GSB hosts state-of-the art technology like our Bloomberg analytics lab; the Robert F. Stoico Financial Services Center that serves finance, business analytics and marketing research; and a newly renovated facility for the Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE) complete with Bloomberg and resources that help our students manage two real-dollar portfolios in real time.

Explore our technology and resources

Experiential Learning

Students inside the Stoico/FirstFed classroom.We bridge theory with hands-on practice so that our students graduate already prepared with the academic knowledge and real-world experiences employers are seeking. With experiential education as the cornerstone of a GSB education, our students have the opportunity to dive deeper and challenge themselves through real-world projects, national competitions, internships and study abroad programs. 

Discover Experiential Learning at GSB

Innovative Faculty

Professor Sue Bosco teaching class.Our top-notch faculty research the latest trends and issues throughout the business world. From Management to Finance, Marketing and more, our faculty members are tapped for their expert insights and opinions, and work on cutting-edge research, often collaborating with our students.

Individualized Advising

A faculty member works closely with a studentOne of the GSB advantages is individualized advising. Our professors work directly with students on educational and career goals, program and course selection, co-curricular opportunities such as study abroad and internships, and other supporting academic experiences.


Changing to a Business Major

Are you a current RWU student thinking about changing to a business major? GSB offers a wide variety of AACSB-accredited business programs. Learn more about how you can become a Gabelli School student.

Internal Transfer to GSB

Advisory Council

The Gabelli School of Business Advisory Council (GSBAC) is a volunteer leadership body comprised of Roger Williams University alumni and friends committed to advancing RWU’s mission and vision for the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business (GSB.) This non-governing, advisory board offers informed guidance and insights to the Dean and other GSB leadership on strategic initiatives and School programs. 

Advisors play an active role at RWU by working with GSB leadership in forging deeper connections with professional and industry partners to ensure the quality of our curriculum, expand resources for our faculty and students, increase the GSB’s experiential education offerings, and build upon our reputation for excellence in business education. 

A group of distinguished business leaders, from the profit and non-profit sectors, provide invaluable external perspective and counsel for the school’s endeavors.


Michael Integlia, Jr. '70, P'12, Chair
University Trustee
Michael Integlia & Co.

Hans Christensen P'11
CEO and Chief Investment Officer 
MJX Asset Management, LLC 

Robert “Bob” Engel, Jr. '80, P'13
API of NH/Delta T

Mario Gabelli HD'92
University Trustee
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Gabelli Asset Management, Inc.

Donald “Don” Holbrook '94
Managing Director
Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Brian MacLean 
Adjunct Professor, Gabelli School of Business
Former President and COO, Travelers Insurance

Edward “Ned” McCrory CPA
Managing Partner
PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

Ross Nelson
Market Vice President 
New England Cox Communications

Michael "Mike" Solomon
Senior Vice President
Regional President New England Commercial
Customers Bank

Board of Advisors Liaisons

Domenic Grieco '99
Grieco Automotive Group

Stephanie Noris ’92 
Principal and CEO 
Norbella Media

Debra Stokes '79
Vice President, Wealth Management 
Financial Advisor, Chartered Retirement 
Planning Morgan Stanley