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Andre B. Lacy School of Business

LSB Dean’s Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council was established to assist the Andre B. Lacy School of Business in offering a business education of the highest quality. The council is composed of business professionals who serve as counsel to the School for proposed changes and innovations. Members help define and implement standards of excellence in faculty-student partnerships, intellectual development and service.

Erin Roth is the Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Jeff Albee

Managing Director, BDT Capital Partners

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Kelly Basta

VP, Ops Innovation and Customer Response, Panera Bread

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Elaine Bedel

Secretary & CEO, Indiana Destination Development Corporation
Executive on Loan from Bedel Financial Consulting

Elaine Bedel was appointed by Governor Holcomb in 2019 to serve as the first Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the newly established Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC), a quasi-government agency focused on sharing Indiana’s story as a great place to live, visit, learn and earn.

Prior to her IDDC appointment, Bedel served as President of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the state’s lead economic development agency from 2017–2019.  Under Bedel’s leadership, the state had consecutive record-breaking years for new job commitments.

Prior to serving the state, Bedel served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bedel Financial Consulting Inc., a role held since she founded the firm in 1989.

Bedel, who resides in Indianapolis, is an author of a personal finance book and has spoken nationally and internationally sharing her personal finance and investment expertise and experience. Bedel earned a bachelor’s degree from Hanover College and an MBA from Butler University.

Throughout her career, Bedel has been recognized for dedication to her profession and her community. She was inducted into the Indiana Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016 and was recognized as the 2015 Women Business Owner of the year by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). In 2013, Bedel was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame by the Junior Achievement of Central Indiana and received the Financial Planning Association’s “Heart of Financial Planning” Award.

Learn more about Elaine Bedel. 

Michael Bennett

Director and Investment Counselor covering the East Coast Region of the Citi Private Bank

Michael Bennett is a Director and Investment Counselor covering the East Coast Region of the Citi Private Bank. 

 As an Investment Counselor, Michael is responsible for working with Ultra-High Net Worth individuals, Family Offices and Endowments and Foundations to provide strategies for asset allocation, implementation of investment objectives and risk management.  Michael has experience with a range of asset classes including fixed income, interest rates, equities and alternative investments as well as derivative markets. By leveraging the global insights and risk management tools of Citi, Michael is able to deliver customized, comprehensive investment programs for clients.

 Prior to joining Citi, Michael was with J.P. Morgan Private Bank for 10 years, most recently as an Executive Director and Investment Specialist in New York City. While at J.P. Morgan, Michael was a part of the Private Bank Opportunistic Investment Council and previously served as an Analyst in the office of the Private Bank CEO.

Michael graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. He is a CFA charter holder and has his Series 7, 63 and 31. Michael is also a competitor and Board Member of the D10 Decathlon and serves as the NYC Board Chair for Good Sports.  He resides in New York City.

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Mark Bradford

Indianapolis Market President and Chief Business Development Officer, Old National Bank

Mark Bradford serves as the Indianapolis Market President and Chief Business Development Officer for Old National Bank.

Mark graduated with honors from Indiana State University and was with Crowe Chizek (now Crowe) from 1979 to 1990 where he attained the title of Senior Manager.

Mark joined Monroe Bank in 1990 as Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to President, CEO, and Director in 1999. He served in that capacity until 2011, when Monroe Bank was acquired by Old National Bank. Prior to moving into his current position, Mark served as ONB’s North Central Region CEO since 2011 and was promoted in August 2016 with the additional responsibility of serving as the Indianapolis Region CEO.

In addition to his work at Old National, Mark is active in numerous civic and community activities. He currently serves as a board member for the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Center for Leadership Development, Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, Monroe County Community Foundation, Indy Public Safety Foundation, Indiana State University President’s Advisory Board, Butler University Lacy School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council, and IUPUI Board of Advisors.

He has served as the event chair from 2012 to 2016 for Old National’s 100 Men Who Cook benefitting the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. In 2017 through 2020, he served as the event chair for Old National’s 100 Men Who Cook event in Indianapolis, which benefitted local not for profit organizations, raising approximately $800,000 over the last four years.

Dennis Dye

Principal with the Whitsett Group Development, LLC

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Lauren Frieling Korb

Social Spaces Specialist, Haworth Inc.

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Christina Fugate

Partner and Franchise Practice Chair, Ice Miller LLP

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Michael Gorman

President, Rose Property Group, LLC

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Linda
  • Children: Matthew, Katherine and Kristen

Education

  • Butler University, 1982
  • Butler University, 1998 MBA with concentration in finance

Current Profession

  • President: Edward Rose & Sons
  • Industry: Real Estate (Builder, Developer and Property Management)

Professional Activities

  • 2011 Chairman of the Board of the National Apartment Association
  • President of the Apartment Association of Indiana 2001 and 2002
  • Indiana Apartment Association Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  • 2004 President of Chapter 24 of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors
  • Member, Institute of Real Estate Management
  • Member, Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS)
  • Licensed Indiana Real Estate Broker

Interests

Family activities, travel, sports, financial markets

Colleen Hittle

CEO, ProVeritas Partners

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Marsha Keune

Chair, Department of Accounting, University of Dayton

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Emily Krueger

Scott Law

President & CEO, Zotec Partners

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Jon Loftin

President & COO, MJ Insurance

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Sean McGould

President and Chief Investment Officer, Lighthouse Partners, LLC

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Curt Miller

Chairman of the Board, Katz, Sapper & Miller

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Chris Miskel

President and CEO, Versiti

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Francisco Miyares

Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions at Johnson & Johnson

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Greg Mosher

Chairman and CEO, Renaissance Group

William “Bill” Murphy CPA/PFS, ABV, CFF, CGMA, CVA

CPA, Asset and Financial Analyst, Mallor Grodner LLP

Mr. Murphy is presently a Financial Consultant with the Indianapolis law firm of Mallor Grodner LLP and the consulting principal of Murphy Financial Group, P.C.. He also is  a guest lecturer for the AICPA and Indiana CPA Society on Tax, Accounting, and Business Valuation classes. Mallor Grodner LLP concentrates in the areas of Corporate and Family law. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Murphy is Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV), a Personal Financial Specialists (PFS), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA- Emeritus).

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Jason Myers

Partner, BKD

Jason is a member of BKD National Construction & Real Estate Group and is the East Region team leader. He has more than 16 years of experience providing assurance, accounting and consulting services to both public and private companies. He was named the 2016 Emerging Growth Leader of the construction and real estate group.

He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Indiana CPA Society and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). His writing has been published in CFMA: Building Profits magazine, and he is a past chair of the CFMA Publications Advisory Group. Jason currently serves on the CFMA Executive Committee. He is a member of Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana and The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and serves on the AGC program and membership committee.

Jason has served as vice president of the Fishers Redevelopment Commission board. He currently serves on the Deans Advisory Council for Butler University Lacy School of Business and is a past member of the Master of Professional Accountancy Advisory Board and a former chair of the Hamilton Southeastern Academy of Finance advisory board. He also was a finalist for the 2017 and 2014 Indy’s Best and Brightest award in accounting and won the award in 2017.

He is a graduate of Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, with a BS degree in accounting.

Andrew Penca

Executive Director – Supply Chain, Engine Business, Cummins Inc.

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Chad Pingel

Program Manager, Google Procurement Organization

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Joshua Plank

Partner, Westpoint Financial Group

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Erin J. Roth

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Strada Education Network

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JoAn Scott

Managing Director, Men’s Basketball, NCAA

JoAn Scott is entering her seventh year at the NCAA as the managing director of Men’s Basketball.

Scott came to the NCAA after spending the previous 17 years with Nike, including four years as the director of governing body relations. She joined the company in 1996, serving as manager of Nike Sports Entertainment, before becoming an event manager for Nike Basketball in 1998 and then manager of NCAA Division I conferences and National Federation of High School relations in 1999. She was promoted to director in 2002 and held that post until 2009.

Scott served as assistant to the executive director of USA Basketball from 1987–1990, before becoming the organization’s senior administrative assistant from 1990–1992 and the director of basketball operations from 1992–1996. She was an integral part of the USA Basketball administration that managed the original Dream Team at the 1992 Olympics, as well as the 1996 Olympic team. She also oversaw Nike’s Olympic sports marketing efforts at the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games. While working for Nike, Scott served as the venue manager for the 2002 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Indianapolis.

She was a two-sport student-athlete at Nebraska-Kearney, from which she received her bachelor’s degree in 1986. She also earned her master’s in business administration from Butler University in 2005 and volunteered as a high school volleyball and basketball coach while working for USA Basketball.

Leslie Tarble

Chief Administrative Officer, LDI, Ltd.

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Brock Templin

Matt Zimpfer

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, CNO

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