College of Business
Butler Business Consulting Group

Accelerator Advisory Panel

The Accelerator Advisory Panel is comprised of business professionals who provide guidance and strategic input to the Accelerator leadership team.

For more information, contact Larry O'Connor at loconnor@butler.edu.

Membership

Right Arrow Show Profile: Keith Burks ~ Partner, Bindley Capital Partners, LLC, and Chairman, Concentrics Research, LLC

Keith Burks

Keith Burks

Chair, Accelerator Advisory Panel

Education

B.S., Accounting, Indiana University, 1983
C.P.A., 1983
M.B.A., Butler University, 1990

Current Profession

Partner, Bindley Capital Partners, LLC
Chairman, Concentrics Research, LLC

Current Civic Activities

Butler University Board of Trustees

Past Civic Activities

Chairman, Healthcare Distribution Management Association

Right Arrow Show Profile: Albert Chen ~ President and chief executive officer, Telamon Corporation

Albert Chen

Albert Chin

Education

Executive Minority Business Program, Tuck School of Business
M.S., Portland State University, Mathematical Statistics
LL.B., National Chen-Chi University, Taiwan

Current Profession

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telamon Corporation

Current Civic Activities

Butler University Board of Trustees
Board Member, International Center of Indianapolis
Board Member, Delta Technologies
Dean's Advisory Council Member, IU School of Informatics
Board Chairman, American China Society of Indiana
Founder, President, Asian American Alliance, Inc.
Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International

Past Civic Activities

Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Indiana High Tech Round Table
IUPUI College of Science Dean's Advisory Council
Minority Business Round Table
Ballet International
Board Member, United Way of Central Indiana
Trustee, Butler University
Integrated Public Safety Commission
Chairman, Friends of Taiwan Association, Inc.
Purdue University Entrepreneurship Center 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Melina Kennedy ~ Partner/Attorney, Baker & Daniels

Melina Kennedy

MM Kennedy

Education

B.A., Indiana University
M.S., Environmental Science, Indiana University
L.D. with honors, Indiana University

Current Profession

Director of Executive Communication

Current Civic Activities

Advisory Board Member, Jane Pauley Community Center
Member of Board, Dress for Success Indianapolis
Member of Board, Teach for America Indianapolis
President and Member of Board, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Greater Indianapolis

Past Civic Activities

Member of Board, Julian Center
Member of Board, Indianapolis Bar Association 

Right Arrow Show Profile: James L. Jay ~ President and CEO of TechPoint, Inc.

James Jay

JamesJay

Education

B.S., Butler University

Current Profession

President and CEO, Viniculum
Managing Partner, TechEquity Ventures 

Current Civic Activities

Member of Board, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
Advisory Board Member, Cincinnati Christian University Business School
Development Committee Member, Oaks Academy
Member of Board, Salvation Army
Member of Board, T.C. Inc. 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Andre B. Lacy ~ Chairman of the board, LDI, ltd.

Andre Lacy

Andre Lacey

Education

B.A., Economics, Dennison University, 1961

Current Profession

Chairman of the Board, LDI, Ltd.

Current Civic Activities

Board of Directors, Patterson Companies, Inc. (St. Paul, Minn.)
Board of Directors, The National Bank of Indianapolis
Board of Directors, Herff Jones, Inc. Indianapolis
Board of Directors, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Board of Directors, Community Leaders Allied for Superior Schools
Chairman of the Board, Indiana State Fair Commission

Past Civic Activities

Chairman, National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
President, Indianapolis Public Schools
Chairman, Indianapolis 500 Festival Association 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Frank Levinson ~ Creator and managing director, Small World Group, PTE Ltd.

Frank Levinson

Frank Levinson

Education

B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Butler University, 1975
M.S., Astronomy, University of Virginia, 1978
PhD, Astronomy, University of Virginia, 1980

Current Profession

Managing Director and Creator, Small World Group, PTE Ltd.

Right Arrow Show Profile: Marni McKinney ~ Chairman, Indiana Community Bank Board

Marni McKinney

Marni McKinney

Education

Theatre major, Tulane University
B.S., Economics, Butler University

Current Profession

Chairman, Indiana Community Bank Board

Professional Experience

Chairman, First Indiana Bank
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, First Indiana Corporation
President, The McKinney Family Foundation

Current Civic Activities

Member, Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee of the City of Indianapolis
Board of Directors, Fairbanks Hospital, Inc.
Board of Directors, Indiana State Symphony Society
Board of Directors, Indiana Bond Bank
Board of Directors, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Board of Directors, Indiana State Chamber of Commerce
Board of Visitors, Butler University CBA
Investment Committee Member, Central Indiana Community Foundation

Past Civic Activities

Board of Directors, Phoenix Theatre
Women in Business Project, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
Advisory Board, The Women's Fund of Central Indiana
Board of Directors, Indiana State Symphony Society
Board of Directors, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
Board of DirectorsBoard of Directors, Indianapolis Public Transit Authority 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Kevin Morris ~ Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kevin Morris

Kevin Morris

Education

B.S., Marketing, Butler University, 1995
M.B.A., Butler University, 1996
J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2002

Current Profession

Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Diversity Committee
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Recruiting Committee
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Secretarial Review Committee 

Current Civic Activities

Board of Directors, Chicago Council on Urban Affairs

Past Civic Activities

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Lawyers in the Classroom

Right Arrow Show Profile: William R. Neale ~ Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP

William R. Neale

Bill Neale

Education

B.S., Finance, Indiana University, 1970
J.D., Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Current Profession

Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP
Chair, Business Practice Group

Current Civic Activities

Trustee and Immediate Past Chairman, United Student Aid Funds, Inc.
Secretary and Director, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
Indiana University President's Economic Development Cabinet
Member and Former Chairman, Board of Visitors of the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Member and Former Director, Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis
Member, Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Association
Director, Conner Prairie Museum, Inc.

Past Civic Activities

Director, Lumina Foundation for Education, Inc.
Director, USA Group, Inc.
Director, Fairbanks Hospital, Inc.
Chairman and Director, Young Audiences of Indiana
Presidential Appointee, Council of the Administrative Conference of the US
Director, Conner Prairie Museum
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Indiana State Bar Association
Member, Indianapolis Bar Association

Right Arrow Show Profile: John Perry ~ Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor ~ Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

John Perry

JohnPerry

Education

B.S., Finance, Real Estate & International Business, Kelley School at Indiana University, Bloomington MBA, Finance, Butler University

Current Profession

Senior Vice President, Family Wealth Director - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Partner in The Ball & Biscuit
Partner in The Maxwell Apartments
Partner in Penn Circle Apartments
Partner in The Mozzo Apartments 

Current Civic Activities

Association of Corporate Growth - Vice President, President - Elect
Advisory Member of Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF),Butler University College of Business
Board of Visitors - Chair of Governance Committee, Butler University College of Business
Indianapolis Business Journal - 40 Under 40
Indianapolis Junior Achievement - 2x Best and Brightest in Banking & Finance
Merrill Lynch & Co - Rookie of the Year, 2001
Butler University College of Business - Board of Visitors, Chair of Governance Committee
Butler University College of Business - Accelerator Advisory Panel
Butler University College of Business - Advisory Member of Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
Association of Corporate Growth - Past President, Former Board Member
Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Series - Class XXXIV
Goodwill Industries - Foundation Board Member 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Robert (Bob) Postlethwait ~ Retired president, Neuroscience Project Group at Eli Lilly and Company

Robert (Bob) Postlethwait

Bob Postlethwait

Education

B.S.C.E, Purdue University, 1970
MBA, Butler University, 1974
Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1988

Current Profession

Retired president, Neuroscience Product Group at Eli Lilly & Co.
Senior Advisor and Board of Directors Member, AgeneBio Inc

Current Civic Activities

Board of Directors, Eagle Creek Park Foundation
National Advisory Board, TeenScreen, Columbia University Medical School
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Indiana Affiliate Branding Task Force and Advisory Council

Past Civic Activities

Commissioner, President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
Chairman, Families Reaching for Rainbows
President, Indianapolis Humane Society
Member, National Foundation of Suicide Prevention
Member, Indiana Red Cross
Member, Indiana Mental Services Transformation Task Force
Member, Indiana Legislative Commission on Mental Health
Member, Indiana DMHA Advisory Council
Member, IU School of Medicine Dept. Psychiatry Citizens Advisory Board 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Elmore (Bill) W. Rice III ~ Chief executive officer, Ritron Inc.

Elmore (Bill) W. Rice III

Bill Rice

Education

B.S.E.E., Purdue University, 1954

Current Profession

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ritron, Inc.

Current Civic Activities

President's Advisory Panel, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1990-1996
Guest Lecturer, Entrepreneurship Institute, 1969-1973
Stanford University Technical Advisory Committee, 1962-1979

Right Arrow Show Profile: Gregory P. Stanley ~ Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Indianapolis, IN

Gregory Stanley

GregStanley

Education

B.S. Marketing Butler University

Current Profession

Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Indianapolis, IN 

Current Civic Activities

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Past President, Kids Voice of Indiana

Past Civic Activities

Board Member, JDRF (2011 Gala Chair, 2012 Board Development Chair, 2012 NextGen Board Liaison)
Advisory Board, Kid's Voice
Italian Festival Chair, St. Maria Goretti 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Richard Stohler ~ Retired president, Cummins Southeastern Power Inc.

Richard Stohler

Richard Stohler

Education

B.S., Business Administration, Butler University, 1963

Current Profession

Retired, Former President Cummins Southeastern Power, Inc. 1980-2005

Current Civic Activities

Chairman, Lowry Park Zoo Annual Golf Tournament
Trustee, Lowry Park Zoological Society
Trustee, Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation
Trustee, The Childrens Home

Past Civic Activities

Board of Trustees, Butler University
Transportation Committee, Super Bowl (1984, 1991)
President, Carrollwood Village Homeowners Association
Member, Jaycees
President and Board Member, Homeowners Association in Tampa, FL
Chair, Heroes' Golf Tournament
Chairman of the Board, Florida Trucking Association 

Right Arrow Show Profile: Jean Wojtowicz ~ President, Cambridge Capital Management Corp.

Jean Wojtowicz

Jean Wojtowicz

Education

B.B.A., Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, University of Wisconsin in Madison
B.B.A., Finance and Investment Banking, University of Wisconsin in Madison
FBI Citizens Academy

Current Profession

President and Founder, Cambridge Capital Management Corp.

Current Civic Activities

Board Member, Vectren Corp.
Board Member, First Merchants Corp.
Board Member, First Internet Bank of Indiana
Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee
Board Member, OneAmerica Funds, Inc.
Board Member, Goodwill Industries
Board Member, Indiana State Chamber
Board Member, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, Indianapolis Airport Authority
Visionary Enterprises, Inc.

Past Civic Activities

Hudson Institute Board of Visitors
Board of Directors, Indiana University Advanced Research and Technology Institute
Board of Directors, Community Hospitals of Indianapolis
Board of Directors, Indiana State Symphony Society
Board Member, Venture Club of Indiana
Board Member, Windrose Medical Properties Trust
Board Member, OneAmerica Funds, Inc.