Haub School of Business

Department of Accounting


2013 Walsh Scholarship Winners

Jackie Keller

Jaclyn Keller is a senior accounting major from Malaga, NJ.  While at SJU she has been an active member of Phi Sigma Pi, SJU’s honors fraternity, as well as VITA. After graduation Jaclyn will begin a full time position as a tax associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is honored to be recognized as a recipient of the Bill Walsh Scholarship, and will continue to try to be the best person she can be so she can continue to portray her school positively.


Jackie Keller

Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds is a senior accounting major from Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  He has been a member of the Varsity Men’s Soccer team since his freshman year.  Brian has been recognized for his academics, by receiving honors from the Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.  In addition, he received the Men’s Soccer team Academic Award for the 2011-12 year.  Brian has also served as a tutor for other SJU athletes who have been referred by the office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes.  This summer, Brian is interning with PwC’s Philadelphia office in the assurance practice.  During his time at SJU, Brian has been fortunate to have professors, mentors, and coaches who have helped him learn to balance the demands of academics and the commitments of Division I sports.  In the future he looks forward to giving back to the University as exemplified by Bill Walsh.


Brandon Talisesky

Brandon Talisesky is a senior Accounting and Decision and System Sciences double-major at Saint Joseph’s University. In his four years at Saint Joseph’s Brandon has been an active member of the SJU community. In addition to the Walsh Scholarship Brandon is a Sutula Scholar, STAR Leader, Head Resident Assistant, Appalachia Experience Coordinator and Leader, Weekly Service Community Placement Coordinator, Inigo Road Trip Leader, and a member of Delta Sigma Pi, the international business fraternity on campus. He has also participated in such organizations as Summer Scholars and the Running Club. Following graduation from Saint Joseph’s, Brandon will begin a full time position as a systems consultant for PwC in Philadelphia. Emblematic of the professional commitment that Bill Walsh had toward developing people and giving back to others, Brandon plans to continue serving his community after college and act as a role model and mentor towards others.


2013 Juckett Scholarship Winners

Tom Heleniak

Thomas Heleniak is a senior Accounting Major at Saint Joseph’s University. Thomas is a Sutula Scholar, participated in the first annual KPMG Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition and he is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business Honor’s Society. While at Saint Joseph’s, Thomas is also involved with many organizations. He is a Tour Captain Hawk Host, a Mentor Accounting Supplemental Instructor and the current Treasurer of Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity. Thomas is very thankful to receive an award named after Dr. L. Robert Juckett. “Being recognized as an individual who exemplifies the scholarly ability and commitment to service that Dr. Juckett had is a big honor.” After graduation Thomas plans to continue working for the Defense Logistics Agency as a, Army Medical Materiel Specialist. 


Matt Johnson

Matthew Johnson is a senior accounting and finance major at Saint Joseph's University.  Throughout his four years at Saint Joseph's, Matthew has been a leader in athletics, academics, and community service.  He is a member of the professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi, where he has held an Executive Board position for two years.  Matthew is also an active participant in events such as Relay for Life and Hoops for Hope, which allow him to give back to the community.  Upon graduation, he will complete his CPA certification while working for an international professional service firm.  Matthew looks forward to carrying Dr. Juckett's legacy by using his time and effort to help others. 


Lilly Stellitano

Lilly Stellitano, a senior accounting and economics double major with a minor in finance, has taken to heart the ideal of “cura personalis” that Dr. Juckett lived so fully. During her four years on Hawk Hill, she has become an active member in many facets of campus life that have developed not only her passion for academic excellence but also those which ignited her desire to promote social justice and furthered her existing leadership skills. She has participated in the University Singers campus choir since freshman year as well as the Appalachian Experience, a program for which she is now a student leader. An avid sports fan, she plays both club Tennis and club Ultimate Frisbee, where she is proud to represent her fellow Hawks to other Philly schools. Her leadership roles on campus include sitting on the executive board for the SJU Economics Society, giving tours as a Hawk Host, and volunteering with the VITA program. Her academic passion is noted by her achievements as a Sutula Scholar, member of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society, and now the Juckett Scholarship. After graduation, Lilly hopes to pursue a career in public accounting, striving towards her CPA and hoping to specialize in Not-For-Profit organizations so that she may one day start her own.