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Advisory Boards

External Advisory Board

The WSB External Advisory Board is a diverse set of alumni and business leaders who have attained leadership and prominence in their field. Board members serve as advisors, advocates, and ambassadors to WSB leadership, working to enhance the reach and reputation of WSB.

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Pat Ackerman

Senior VP, Investor Relations, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability and Treasurer
A.O. Smith Corp
Nizida Arriaga

Nízida Arriaga

Manager of Fixed Income
Wespath
Carianne Basler

Carrianne Basler

Managing Director
AlixPartners
Ericson Chan

Ericson Chan

Group Chief Information and Digital Officer
Zurich Insurance Company
Sarah Condella

Sarah Condella

Senior VP, HR
Exact Sciences
Mike Culhane

Mike Culhane

Chief Financial Officer
HBC
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Brian Eisendrath

Former Vice Chairman, Managing Director
CBRE
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Jerry Fink

Managing Partner
Bascom Group
Michelle Gile

Michelle Gile

Head of Health Plan Strategy & Sales
Cleo
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Lynn Girotto

Chief Marketing Officer
Amperity
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Doug Gordon

Founder
Shellback Capital
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Erin Henry

Leadership Advisory Consultant
Spencer Stuart
Sean Jacobsohn

Sean Jacobsohn

Partner
Norwest Venture Partners
Tom Kalinske

Tom Kalinske

Executive Chairman
Mixed Dimensions
Dan Kelly

Dan Kelly

Chief Financial Officer
American Family Insurance
Kurt Kober

Kurt Kober

Global Vice President
The Honest Company
Jay Laabs

Jay Laabs

Founder & CEO
Spaulding Ridge
Dorri McWhorter

Dorri McWhorter

President and CEO
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Dale Nitschke

Dale Nitschke

Chief Executive Officer
Ovative Group
John Peirson

John Peirson

Chief Executive Officer
Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory
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Robert Schmitz

Managing Director
Fulcrum Advisory Asia Pte Ltd
Cheryl Stallworth

Cheryl Stallworth

Co-Founder
Shedlight.org
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Adam Taetle

Senior Managing Director
Evercore Group LLC
Colin S.A. Welch

Colin S.A. Welch

Partner and Managing Director
TSG Consumer Partners
Tom Westrick

Thomas Westrick

President & Chief Executive Officer of Life Care Solutions
GE Healthcare
Jim Wuthrich

Jim Wuthrich

President, Content Distribution
WarnerMedia

Wisconsin Naming Partners

The Wisconsin Naming Partnership will provide strategic advice to the Wisconsin School of Business, including future naming opportunities. Learn more about our Naming Gift.

Paul Collins

Citigroup

Wade Fetzer III

Goldman Sachs

Pete Frechette

Patterson Companies

Jon D. Hammes

Hammes Company

Ted D. Kellner

Fiduciary Management, Inc.

Mike Knetter

University of Wisconsin Foundation

Paul Leff

Warbasse67

Sheldon B. Lubar

Lubar & Co., Inc.

John Morgridge

Cisco

Albert "Ab" Nicholas

Nicholas Company

John J. Oros

Operating Partner
JC Flowers & Co LLC

H. Signe Ostby

Software Publishing Corporation

Fred Petri

Petrone, Petri & Co

Michael S. Shannon

KSL Capital Partners, LLC

Wisconsin Business Alumni Board

The Wisconsin Business Alumni (WBA) Board is instrumental in connecting alumni and friends to the Wisconsin School of Business and with each other. The board supports priorities and initiatives for the School’s advancement programs and is made up of members from our alumni network representing a diverse mix of industries, degrees, regions, and backgrounds.

Matt Billings

Matt Billings

Senior Strategic Sourcing Lead
Microsoft
Danielle Boyke

Danielle Boyke

Project Engineer
C.D. Smith Construction
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Tim Bratland

Vice President, Integration Management Office
Post Consumer Brands
Kelsey Breslau

Kelsey Breslau

Director of Marketing
SAP America, Inc.
Meredith Frese

Meredith Frese

Vice President
CBRE
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Jake Gotta

Senior Analyst
Spyglass Capital Management
Angela Hamilton

Angela Hamilton

Senior Partner, Global Client Lead
Korn Ferry
Jasmine Kennedy

Jasmine Kennedy

Chief of Staff
Spoke
Alexandra Kirk

Alexandra Kirk

Development Manager
Jamestown LP
Brian Kline

Brian Kline

Senior Program and Fiscal Administration Specialist
UW Natural Resources Institute
Catherine Kurtz

Catherine Kurtz

Associate, Investments
CA Ventures
Jenni Le

Jenni Le

Managing Director, gener8tor Madison
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Sarah Louko Jones

Sarah Louko Jones

Assistant Vice President, Property
CNA Insurance
Jason Makowski

Jason Makowski

Senior Vice President, Business Solutions Director
Associated Bank
Adam Moskowitz

Adam Moskowitz

Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Strategic Planning, Corporate Strategy
Wells Fargo
Lisa Paradowski

Lisa Paradowski

Managing Director
Deloitte
Amy Jo Pedone

Amy Jo Pedone

Owner, Master Chocolatier
Valenza Chocolatier, Inc.
Jason Popp

Jason Popp

President and CEO
Moss
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Jeffrey Powers

Senior Vice President, Client Strategy and Media Investment
Evergreen Trading
Taura Prosek

Taura Prosek

Director, Business Development & Executive Coach
Stewart Leadership
Andrew Quinn

Andrew Quinn

Co-Founder & CFO/COO
PathWell
Nathan Radue

Nathan Radue

Senior Manager, Project Management
Wixon, Inc
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Eric Ruedinger

General Manager, Anesthesia & Respiratory Care
GE Healthcare
Emil Sanchez

Emil Ray Sanchez

President
Raynor Door Authorities LP
Singari Seshadri

Singari Seshadri

Head of Portfolio
Nike Valiant Labs
Jamie Shah

Jamie Shah

Chief Operating Officer
The Spice House
Rodrigo Stabio

Rodrigo Stabio

Product Marketing Manager
Microsoft
Matt Teichner

Matt Teichner

Managing Director
Golub Capital
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Shira Weiner

Director of HR and Operations
American Oversight
Anna Zhang

Anna Zhang

Assistant Vice President, Private Equity
GIC