Peter Maresco, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Maresco’s professional experience includes the former Mechanics and Farmers Savings Bank FSB of Bridgeport, Connecticut, a federally chartered mutual savings bank founded in 1872, where he left as Vice President for Marketing and Corporate and Public Communications. At the time of its takeover by CHASE Bank of Connecticut on August 9, 1991, it had recorded assets in excess of $1.5 billion. The bank employed 375 staff and officers.
Degrees and Certifications
He holds a Ph.D. from Walden University, an M.A. Corporate and Political Communication from Fairfield University and a B.A. in History from the University of Charleston in West Virginia. He holds teaching certification from the State of Connecticut and has taken courses from the School of Bank Marketing and the Advanced School of Bank Marketing at the University of Colorado in Boulder and the Connecticut School of Savings Banking.
Dr. Maresco regularly teaches Principles of Marketing and Consumer Behavior as well as a graduate special topics course in Consumer Behavior. His teaching style can best be described as one of engagement both with his students and with the course material. Here is what students say:
"Professor Maresco was truly excellent and made the learning really fun, applied and enabled us to really think hard and challenge."
"The class stimulated my interest and learning.”
"Excellent teacher. Really made us think and question aspects in more detail - very original and inspiring."