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Andre B. Lacy School of Business

Andre B. Lacy School of Business Advisory Boards

Master of Professional Accounting Advisory Board

The MPA Advisory Board is comprised of alumni and friends, all accounting professionals, who span public and corporate, as well as large and small accounting firms. The members of this board provide critical feedback and help guide the direction of the MPA program, particularly its curricular and extracurricular components, and participate in MPA programs and activities.

For more information, contact Bill Terando.


  • Chad Amos
  • Alex Anglin
    Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Kurt Beier
    Blue & Co.
  • Carolyn Born
    Ernst & Young
  • Kimberly Burke
    Ernst & Young
  • Lewis Domke
  • Jeffery Draper
    Eli Lilly & Company
  • Andy Giesler
  • Arnie Hanish
    Eli Lilly & Company
  • Lauren Lambrecht
  • Mike Lee
    Katz Sapper Mill
  • Erni Mann
    Hubbard & Cravens
  • Jeff McFarland
  • Bill Murphy
    Mallor/Grodner LLP
  • Jason Myers
  • Mandy Stars
    Oak Street Funding
  • Jerry Wiley

Butler Business Consulting Group Advisory Panel

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

  • Kathy Paulson Gjerde
    Assistant Professor, Lacy School of Business, Butler University
  • James L. Jay
    President, Tech Equity Ventures
  • Andre B. Lacy
    Chairman of the Board, LDI, Ltd.
  • Jon Loftin
    President and COO, MJ Insurance
  • Marni McKinney
    Chairman, Indiana Community Bank Board
  • Kevin Morris
    Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • William R. Neale
    Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP
  • Lawrence A. O’Connor, Jr.
    Emeritus Executive Director, Butler Business Consulting Group
  • John Perry
    Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Robert (Bob) Postlethwait
    Retired president, Neuroscience Project Group at Eli Lilly and Company
  • Dave Ritzler
    Executive Vice President of Finance, OurHealth LLC

  • Jatinder-Bir Singh (Jay) Sandhu
    President, NYX, Inc.
  • Gregory P. Stanley
    Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Indianapolis, IN

Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board supports the strategic growth and management of the Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business. From consulting with members and partners, to building business relationships in the community, our board members dig in to provide essential insights and leadership.

For more information, contact Mark McFatridge.


  • Elaine Bedel
  • Jeff Blade
    Matilda Jane
  • Albert Chen
  • Dick Fetter
    Butler University
  • Gary Hobbs
  • Steve McGlothin
    Old National Bank
  • Bill Neale
    Krieg DeVault
  • Dennis Porter
  • Jim Ryan
    Old National Bank
  • Franchon Smithson
    General Atlantic LLC, Retired
  • Stephen Standifird
    Butler University
  • Jean Wojtowicz
    Cambridge Capital

Davey Program Board

The Davey Risk Management and Insurance Program maintains close ties to the industry. The faculty works closely with an industry advisory board with the following members.

For more information, contact Zach Finn.

  • Paul Ashley
    Advisor, FirstPerson
  • Joseph W. Bauer 
    CEO, Bauer Advising
  • Maureen Biehl
    Sr. VP, Client Executive, Marsh & McLennan
  • Marcus Cooper
    Commercial Market Regional Leader, Zurich NA
  • Dave Cunningham
    Associate Manager, Cincinnati Insurance Co.
  • Jeff Diefenbach
    Vice President, Burns & Wilcox
  • John Dillon
    President, City Securities Insurance, LLC
  • Peter Flaherty
    Risk Manager, Mondelez International
  • James Galloway
    Sr. VP & Division Manager, FM Global
  • Michael Gilbert
    Executive Vice President, Old National Insurance
  • Shelly Kleiman
    Senior Vice President & Credit Executive, AIG Property Casualty
  • Dan Kugler
    Director of the Center for Risk Management & Insurance, University of Wisconsin
  • Jim Lill
    CEO & President, AxionRMS Ltd
  • Colin MacNab
    Executive Vice President, MJ Insurance
  • Scott McGinness
    Account Executive, Gregory & Appel
  • Ellen Marie Menas
    Managing Consultant, Global Risk Consultants
  • Dale A. Myer
    Vice President, Gill & Roeser Holdings, Inc.
  • Emily O'Dell
    Broker, Willis
  • Don Ortegel
    Executive Vice President & COO, Aon Risk Solutions
  • Michael Skweres
    Managing Director, Navigant
  • Joseph Svitek
    CPA/CM & AA, CFO, Ash Brokerage
  • Jordan Thomas
    Analyst, AIG Property Casualty
  • Jason Warden
    Regional Vice President-Ohio/Indiana, The Hartford
  • Les Young
    Executive VP, Hays Companies
  • Dennis Zwink
    Director Risk Management, Hill-Rom Company, Inc.

Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Advisory Board

In order to facilitate industry contact, as well as to provide an experienced perspective, the SMIF has formed an Advisory Board comprised of alumni and friends who are investment practitioners. Each sector team will be assigned an Advisory Board member that will serve as a reference for investment ideas and recommendations. The Advisory Board (or at least a portion) will also be a part of the performance measurement presentation at the end of the SMIF course.

For more information, contact Steve Dolvin.

  • Mike Aguirre
    Vice President, Stifel Bank
  • Steve Carr
    Partner/Investment Manager, Peloton Capital Advisors
  • Mike Davidoff
    Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wells Capital
  • Mark Hayes
    Advisor, Harbinger Wealth Advisors
  • Tom Howell
    Vice President, Eli Lilly
  • Tony Huang
    Investment Officer, Public Equity
  • Dustin Hunter
    Founder, Sunrift Capital
  • Troy Marchand
    Partner, Foundry Capital
  • Brian Pitkin
    Portfolio Manager, URI Capital
  • Vince Riedy
    Sr. Investment Analyst, Anthem
  • Tadas Viskanta
    Founder, Abnormal Returns
  • Jim Wolf
    Vice President, Lilly Credit Union

Strategic Marketing Board

The objective of the Strategic Marketing Board is to bring outside perspective and advisory benefit to help build the Lacy School of Business brand.

Susan Kilkenny is the chair of the board.

For more information, contact Abby Thompson.

  • Brian Boak: General Manager & Editor, Scofield Editorial
  • Darcy Bowe: VP, Media Director, Starcom
  • Jenni Edwards Burton: Marketing & Strategy Consultant
  • Austin Evans: VP of Partner Success, Sharpencx
  • Diana Caldwell: President & CEO, Pearl Pathways
  • Donna Gray: Creative Director, Matchbook Creative
  • Debra Hussain: Senior Marketing Director, Lilly USA
  • Susan Kilkenny: Chief Marketing Officer, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • Andy Mattingly: Chief Operating Officer, Forum Credit Union
  • Ryan J. Moore: System Director of Brand & Portfolio Marketing, St. Vincent Indiana Ministry Market
  • Jenn Muszik: US Commercial Learning Lead, Biogin
  • Raquel Richardson: Practice Lead, Centric Consulting 
  • Meagan Rater: Senior Vice President Americas Sales, Rolls-Royce Defense Aerospace
  • Mike Simmons: Director, Global Advocacy & Prof. Relations, Eli Lilly & Company

Young Alumni Advisory Council

The Young Alumni Adisory Council (YAAC) is comprised of recent Butler alumni that work closely with the Dean to spark changes in our curriculum. The Council is made up of the following individuals:

  • Chad Pingel '16
  • Kate (Carroll) Allen '15
  • Lauren (Ezell) Goodman '14
  • Bradley Bocketti '17
  • Maggie Phelps '13
  • Brian Todd '17
  • Steve Zikeli, CPA '15
  • Al Carroll '13
  • Jack Dillon, JD '13
  • Carley Turnock '16