Economics Advisory Council

The Department of Economics at the Haslam College of Business is fortunate to have an advisory council formed of corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and public servants. The council helps formulate a vision for the department and contributes vital links to industry and government.

Al Williams, CFO, Bush Brothers & Company
Andy Pokelwaldt, Director, Certifications, American Composites Manufactures Association
Bill Waltman, President, PYA Waltman
Blake Abercrombie, SR Advanced Analytics Manager, Brunswick Corporation
Dale Trezise, VP, SunTrust Bank
Dennis Owen, VP, Senior Financial Advisor, Merril Lynch (retired)
Jill Golder, SVP and CFO, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
John Worden, Partner, Worden, Rechenback & Brooke
Joshua Carlon, Director, Corporate Finance, Tennessee Valley Authority
Kevin Sanders, VP, Shaw Hospitality Group, Shaw Industries
Margaret Ross, Economic and Valuation Services, KPMG
Phil Baggett, Owner, Tennessee Grass Fed
Samuel Carter, Finance & Technology Executive, IBM (retired)