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

Jerry Nine

Chief Operating Officer
Skillsoft
Nashua, NH

Wilma Jordan

Founder and CEO
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.
New York, NY

Molly Adams

Executive Vice President
Global Product Development Disney Consumer Products, Inc.
Burbank, CA

John Boll

President
G.A. Richards Group
Grand Rapids, MI

Randal D. Boyd

Chairman, CEO & Founder
Radio Systems Corporation
Knoxville, TN

Richard W. Cardin

Retired
Arthur Andersen
Nashville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Paul A. Castagna

Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO
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

John Compton

Private Equity
Clayton, Dubilien & Rice
Knoxville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Joe R. Crafton, Jr.

President
Crossmark Inc.
Plano, TX

Joseph A. Fielden

President/CEO
J.A. Fielden Co., Inc.
Knoxville, TN

Emerson H. Fly

President Emeritus
The University of Tennessee Foundation
Knoxville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Ron Ford

CFO
Silgan Containers, LLC
Woodland Hills, CA

Dee Bagwell Haslam

Co-Owner & CEO
Rivr Media
Knoxville, TN

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

Charles "Jerry" Henry, Jr.

Director Lennox
International MWH Global
Westlake, TX

Joseph E. Johnson

President Emeritus
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Reed A. Keller

Trust President & Funds Managing Partner
BPV Capital Management
Atlanta, GA

LIFETIME MEMBER

Christopher P. Kinney

Senior Managing Partner
SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners
New York, NY

Chris LaPorte

Chairman
Coastal Financial Holdings
Houston, TX

William Lee

Retired
Killarney Advisors, Inc., New York
Robbinsville, NC

David Martin

Chairman & Founder
Martin & Company
Knoxville, TN

Amy Miles

Chief Executive Officer
Regal Entertainment Group
Knoxville, TN

John (Jack) Mills

Partner
JB&B Investments, 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

President
Pershing, Yoakley & Associates
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

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Akron, OH

David Stevens

Private Equity-Healthcare Services
Memphis, TN

William B. Stokely, III

Chairman & President
The Stokely Company
Knoxville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Michael Strickland

Chairman
Bandit Lites
Knoxville, TN

R. Andrew Taylor

Partner
Gerber/Taylor Associates
Memphis, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Mike West

Senior Partner & CEO, BPV
Capital Management, LLC
Knoxville, TN

LIFETIME MEMBER

Alan Wilson

Chief Executive Officer
McCormick & Company, Inc.
Sparks, MD