David Z. Jacome, EDD

(585) 395-2959
Office: Hartwell Hall 115 A


“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” Albert Einstein 

Aside from his many positions in corporate America notably as Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice President and Managing Director of various companies, David is mostly known for being an educator at various universities in New Jersey and New York. David began his teaching career at the age of seventeen as Teaching Assistant, later becoming an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey. Since that time, David has taught at over ten different community colleges and universities in the subjects of Accounting, Business, Education, Engineering Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.

David has vast experience at the secondary-high school level. David held a full-time appointment for one year as the Science Chairperson and Chemistry and Physics Teacher at Benedictine Academy. David also served as Science Department Head and Chemistry and Physics Teacher at Hyde Leadership Charter School. David was a Science Consultant and served as Physics Substitute Teacher for Union City High School. Lastly, David served as a Physics Teacher for Pope John XXIII Regional High School in Sparta, New Jersey.

David has Accredited Elite Professional with the United States Professional Tennis Association and Professional in Adult Development with Professional Tennis Registry. David has been giving tennis instruction for the last fifteen years to adults and children of all ages and is a well-known tennis advocate in Union City, New Jersey having started many of the recreational programs and tournaments that exist today. David was honored by Union City for his devotion to building the tennis programs and helping Washington Park obtain tennis lighting which opened the opportunity for the community to play tennis during the night hours.

Currently, David serves as Lecturer of Accounting for the School of Business and Management at Brockport. David has a four year old daughter who he is absolutely adores. David is a practicing Christian, grew up Catholic and has learned vast religions as a practitioner. 


  • EdD, K-12 Educational Leadership, Administration and Science Education, Saint Peter’s University
  • MBA, International Business and Management, Saint Peter’s University
  • MS, Accounting and Risk Management, Saint Peter’s University
  • Executive Business Certificate, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, The Wharton School 
  • Program Certificate, Government Affairs and International Relations, Harvard University
  • Graduate Certificate, Photonics, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • MS, Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • BS, Physics with minor in Mathematics, Saint Peter’s College

Areas of Specialty

  • STEM Education
  • Diversity in the Sciences
  • International Business Affairs 
  • Government Relations 
  • Data Science Analytics 
  • Accounting Database Systems
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Cost Accounting 

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting Systems and Software
  • Accounting Profession Seminar
  • Accounting Data Analytics

Research Interests

  • STEM Education 
  • Diversity in the Sciences
  • Plasma Physics
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Non-profit Management 
  • International Business Affairs
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Government Affairs
  • Accounting Database Systems

Accounting and Business Courses Taught at Other Colleges

Monroe Community College

  • Introduction to Business
  • Accounting Principles I
  • Accounting Principles II 
  • Accounting Using QuickBooks
  • Intermediate Accounting I 
  • Cost Accounting

Sussex Community College 

  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Supervision 
  • Computer Concepts and Applications

Passaic Community College

  • Business Statistics 

Essex County College

  • Principles of Economics

Saint Peter’s University

  • Forensic Accounting and Internal Auditing
  • Statistics for Managers 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Statistics I 
  • Statistics II 
  • Dissertation Seminar I 
  • Dissertation Seminar II