University of Tennessee

Advisory Council

The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is indebted to a host of visionary advisors who help us implement our mission and keep us connected to the world in which our graduates will serve. Formed in 1975, the Advisory Council to the Dean plays a vital role in guiding our college as we continually strive to improve our performance and reputation as a national leader in management research, education, and practice.

Advisory Council Members

Molly Adams
President
Famous Footwear
Los Angeles, CA
Tom Bell
Chairman
Mesa Capital Partners
Atlanta, GA
John Boll
President
G.A. Richards Group
Grand Rapids, MI
Christi Branscom
Commissioner
Department of General Services
Knoxville, TN
Richard W. Cardin
(Retired)
Arthur Andersen
Loudon, TN
Lifetime Member
Paul A. Castagna
Founder & Chairman
Golden Gate Financial Group, LLC
San Francisco, CA
Lifetime Member
Agenia Walker Clark
President/CEO
Girl Scout Council of Cumberland Valley
Nashville, TN
Lifetime Member
David Evans
Regional Managing Partner
Dixon Hughes Goodman
Atlanta, GA
Joseph A. Fielden
President/CEO
J.A. Fielden Co., Inc.
Knoxville, TN
Dee Bagwell Haslam
CEO; Owner
Rivr Media; Cleveland Browns
Berea, OH
James A. Haslam II
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
Pilot Corporation
Knoxville, TN
Lifetime Member
Ralph D. Heath
President (Retired)
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Fort Worth, TX
Lifetime Member
Dennis R. Hendrix
Chairman (Retired)
PanEnergy
Houston, TX
Lifetime Member
Joseph E. Johnson
President Emeritus
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
Lifetime Member
Wilma Jordan
CEO
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.
New York, NY
Reed A. Keller
(Retired) Partner and Private Investor
PwC
Atlanta, GA
Lifetime Member
Christopher P. Kinney
Senior Managing Partner
SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners
New York, NY
Chris LaPorte
Executive Vice President
FTN Financial
Houston, TX
William Lee
Retired
Killarney Advisors, Inc., New York
Robbinsville, NC
David Martin
(Retired)
Martin & Company
Knoxville, TN
John (Jack) Mills
Partner
JB&B Capital LLC
Knoxville, TN
Jim Newsome
President & CEO
South Carolina State Ports Authority
Charleston, SC
Joseph M. O'Donnell
Investor
Boca Raton, FL
Lifetime Member
Ed Pershing
Co-founder and CEO
PYA
Knoxville, TN
Shirley Phi Broadbery
Retired Global Finance Transformation Director
Coca-Cola
Sharon Pryse
Chairman and CEO
The Trust Company
Knoxville, TN
Mintha E. Roach
President & CEO
Knoxville Utilities Board
Knoxville, TN
Martin Robinson
General Partner
WEDGE Capital Management LLP
Charlotte, NC
King W. Rogers, III
Attorney
Counsel Glankler Brown, PLLC
Memphis, TN
Lifetime Member
A. Dean Skadberg
Director of Industry Affairs (Retired)
Procter & Gamble
Knoxville, TN
Lifetime Member
Greg Smith
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
Walmart US
Bentonville, AR
David Stevens
Private Equity
Healthcare Services
Naples, FL
William B. Stokely, III
Chairman & President
The Stokely Company
Knoxville, TN
Lifetime Member
Michael Strickland
Chairman
Bandit Lites
Knoxville, TN
Holly Sullivan
Director of Worldwide Economic Development
Amazon
R. Andrew Taylor
Partner
Gerber/Taylor Associates
Memphis, TN
Lifetime Member
Mike West
Chairman
Lirio LLC
Knoxville, TN
Lifetime Member