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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.

Nizida Arriaga

Nízida Arriaga

Manager of Fixed Income
Wespath
Carrianne Basler

Carrianne Basler

Managing Director
AlixPartners
Rick Bechtel

Rick Bechtel

President
Compass
Julie Beck

Julie Beck

CFO
Terex Corporation
Brad Butwin

Brad Butwin

Chair
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Brian Christensen

Brian Christensen

Exec VP
Protiviti
Cynthia Chu

Cynthia Chu

CFO & Chief Growth Officer
Audible, Inc
Mike Culhane

Mike Culhane

Chief Financial Officer
HBC
Brian Eisendrath

Brian Eisendrath

Executive Managing Director
Institutional Property Advisors
Jerry Fink

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
Vimeo
Doug Gordon

Doug Gordon

Founder
Shellback Capital
Joel Grade

Joel Grade

Exec VP Business Development
Sysco
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Erin Henry

Leadership Advisory Consultant
Spencer Stuart
Sean Jacobsohn

Sean Jacobsohn

Partner
Norwest Venture Partners
Tom Kalinske

Tom Kalinske

Venture Partner
Alsop Louie VC
Dan Kelly

Dan Kelly

Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer
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
Robert Schmitz

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 Hammes

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
Signe Ostby

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.

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Tim Bratland

President
Crystal Farms Dairy Company
Kelsey Breslau

Kelsey Breslau

Senior Director
SAP America, Inc.
Thomas Chadwick

Thomas Chadwick

Principal
Pritzker Private Capital
Amy Fensch

Amy Fensch

Senior Manager, Americas Partner Digital Business Development
HP Inc.
Meredith Frese

Meredith Frese

Senior Managing Director
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

Vice President, Real Estate Development
Jamestown LP
Nick Kubsch

Nick Kubsch

Advisory Manager
WilliamsMarston LLC
Catherine Kurtz

Catherine Kurtz

Associate, Investments
CA Ventures
Jenni Le

Jenni Le

Associate
Venture Investors
Joe Long

Joe Long

Chief of Staff and Vice President, Strategy
UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement
Katie Lorenz

Katie Lorenz

Founder
Campo Alpaca
Management Consultant
Accenture
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

Associate
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 and CFO/COO
PathWell
Nathan Radue

Nathan Radue

Account Manager
Wixon, Inc.
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Eric Ruedinger

General Manager, Anesthesia & Respiratory Care
GE Healthcare
Luke Rundel

Luke Rundel

Head of Strategic Planning
NVIDIA
Emil Sanchez

Emil Ray Sanchez

President
Raynor Door Authorities LP
Singari Seshadri

Singari Seshadri

Head of Portfolio
Nike Valiant Labs
Jamie Shah

Jamie Shah

Managing Director
Chem-Impex International, Inc.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
The University of Chicago
Fay Shong

Fay Shong

Partner
McKinsey & Company
Rodrigo Stabio

Rodrigo Stabio

Product Manager
Microsoft
Matt Teichner

Matt Teichner

Managing Director
Golub Capital
Anna Zhang

Anna Zhang

Assistant Vice President, Private Equity
GIC