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Albers School of Business and Economics

Advisory Boards

The Albers advisory boards are made up of eminent business leaders from the Puget Sound region. They work with Dean Joe Phillips and the Albers faculty to provide invaluable input and communicate industry needs. Members of the advisory boards also serve Albers by advising on the development of new curriculum, lecturing, mentoring students, and collaborating on class projects.

Dean's Executive Advisory Board

Willie Aikens
CEO, Management Consultant
Slotay, Inc

Rich Cantu
CEO, President, and Co-founder
Redapt

Jeff Cole
Vice President
Costco Wholesale

Robert Genise
CEO
Aergen

Michael Gibson
Former Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Ralph Graves
Director of Capital Projects
Port of Seattle

Michelle Griffin
Former EVP Operations, CFO
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals

Steve Grimmer
Senior VP of Account Management
Expeditors International

Lane Hoss
VP of Marketing/Beverage Director
Anthony's Restaurants

Katy Hunter
Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Robert Johnson
Senior VP
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Carolyn Kelly
Former COO
Seattle Times

Dan Little
Chief Information Officer
Nordstrom

Garth Mader
General Manager
Amazon Fashion, Amazon

Mark Mason
Chairman, President, & CEO
HomeStreet, Inc. & HomeStreet Bank

Stan W. McNaughton
President & CEO
Pemco Inc.

Denise M. Merle
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, & Investor Relations
Weyerhaeuser

Andrew J. Miller
SVP, Consumer Banking, Operations Market Manager
Greater Puget Sound
Bank of America

Bill Naber
Director of Purchasing
PACCAR Inc.

Megan Oullette
Managing Director, Government & Community Relations
Alaska Airlines

Eddie Pasatiempo
Chief Customer Officer
Serengeti Law

Mark Pinkowski
President
Site Response

Dino Rossi
Principal
Coast Equity Partners

John Rostas
Former COO
BDA

Randy Tinseth
VP, Marketing, BCAC
The Boeing Company

Van Vong
Senior VP
Marsh, Inc.

Ash Walia
Senior VP of Global Supply Chain Business Operations
Starbucks

Joe Whinney
Founder & CEO
Theo Chocolate

Connie Wong
Principal
C. Wong Consulting