Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory board for the College of Business includes executives of leading aviation and aerospace industries as well as governmental bodies. Board members regularly visit the campus and share their experience and advice with faculty and students.

CHAIRMAN: Mr. C. Richard Hale

Industry Advisory Board Members:

Mr. Jorge Abando
Vice President Marketing
Sales & Marketing (Europe/Middle East/Africa)
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Europe B.V.

Mr. Steve C. Boecker
Aviation Consultant

Mr. James Buckalew
VP Enterprise Solutions
AAR Corp. – Airlift Group

Mr. Chris Cannon, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
FirsTrust
Dr. Russell G. Chew
Managing Partner
NEXA Capital Partners, LLC


Mr. Damon J. D'Agostino
Chief Commercial Officer
The CIT Group/CIT Aerospace

Graham J.D. Deitz
President
Avmark, Inc.

Mr. Oscar S. Garcia
Chairman
InterFlight Global Corp.
Mr. Lee Garvin
Director Risk Management
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Mr. Kent G. George
Director of Aviation
Broward County Aviation Department
Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Mr. Larry Gouldthorpe
President
Orlando Sanford International Airport

*Mr. C. Richard Hale
Chairman & CEO
Winner Aviation Corporation
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport

Mr. Michael Henderlong
Head of Capital Markets
Babson Capital Management, LLC


Mr. Benno D. Hoffmann
Attorney at Law

Mr. Kelly Ison
Chairman, Allied Pilots Association
East Merger Committee American Airlines

Mr. Douglas B. Kelly
Senior Vice President
Avitas, Inc.

Mr. Jeffrey Lee
Vice President Aviation
American Express Company

Dr. Sheryl Walters-Malcolm
President
Omni Consulting Services

Mr. Peter B. Modys, A.A.E.
Deputy Executive Director Aviation
Lee County Port Authority

Mr. Christopher A. O'Gwen
Head of Marine & Aviation
Transre

Mr. Michael D. O’Keeffe
Senior Vice President
Banyan Air Service
Mr. Sam Patel
Managing Director, Flight Profitability & Schedule Analysis
United Continental Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Allen R. Qualey
President Emeritus & Senior Advisor
1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group

Mr. Philip D. Roberts
Retired Managing Partner
Unisys Corporation
Mr. Kell Ryan
Director of Sales/Marketing
Retired RyanAir
Brian J. Rynott
Chief Investment Officer
Intrepid Aviation
Mrs. Keri Lyn Spencer (Lyons)
SMS Program Manager
FAA Airports

*Mr. Scott Wargo
Site Director, Landing Gear Services
UTC Aerospace Systems

Mr. Leonard Weber, II
Chief Operating Officer
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Ms. Joanne W. Young
Managing Partner
Kirstein & Young, PLLC

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