Business Board of Advisors

The Tepper School of Business has a long-standing practice of partnering with senior executives and alumni who serve on the school’s Business Board of Advisors (BBA).

This board meets regularly with the dean and school leadership and provides frequent, ongoing input and direction regarding key strategic initiatives. This academic/corporate partnership represents an exceptionally strong, involved team of CEOs, entrepreneurs and senior executives who are committed to supporting and advancing the mission and goals of the Tepper School of Business. Membership to the Tepper School BBA is by invitation and includes a select term of service.

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      Bloomquist, De Lyle (MSIA ’88)

      President, Global Chemicals Business (retired); Tata Chemicals, Ltd.

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      Butler, Eric (BS-CIT ’81, MSIA ’86)

      Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales; Union Pacific Railroad

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      Coblitz, Mark (MSIA ’82)

      Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning (retired); Comcast Corporation

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      Coulter, David A. (BSIM ’71, MSIA ’71) (T)

      Special Limited Partner, Warburg Pincus

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      Ercegovic, Stephanie (BSIM '82, MSIA '83)

      President, Discovery Capital Management

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      Hay III, Lewis (MSIA ’82)

      Executive Chairman (retired), NextEra Energy, Inc.

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      Kedia, Gunjan (MSIA ’94)

      Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Securities Services, U.S. Bank

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      Kinol, Jon R. (MSIA ’92)

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      Lambert, William (MSIA ’90)

      President and Chief Executive Officer, MSA Safety

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      McGrath, Jack E. (MSIA ’61) (T)

      Senior Vice President (retired); Booz, Allen & Hamilton

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      Olsavsky, Brian (MSIA '89)

      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Amazon.com

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      Onetto, Marc A. (MSIA ’75)

      Principal, Leadership From The Mind And The Heart LLC

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      Padnos, Cindy (MSIA ’80)

      Founder and Managing Director, Illuminate Ventures

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      Risch, Frank A. (MSIA ’66)

      Vice President and Treasurer (retired), ExxonMobil Corporation

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      Rohr, James E. (T)

      Retired Chairman and CEO, The PNC Financial Services Group

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      Simmons, David (MCS/TPR '86)

      Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc.

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      Singh, Manoj P. (MSIA ’76) (T)

      Chief Operating Officer (retired), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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      Swartz, James R. (MSIA ’66)

      Partner & Founder, Accel Partners

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      Tepper, David A. (MSIA '82) (T)

      President and Founder, Appaloosa Management L.P.

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      Willsey, Kevin D. (MSIA ’89)

      Chairman of Global Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.