The College of Business Board of Advisors is a unique group of approximately 30 individuals who generously bring the adjacent six assets—and more—to our programs, plans and purpose. They are business leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, philanthropists and community activists who have impacted their industries, communities and in some cases the world, in significant ways. Many are alumni. All are supporters of our mission and goals.
As a group they meet twice annually, but individually there are no time or frequency restraints on their access or contributions in addressing our challenges and opportunities.
College of Business Board of Advisors
James R. Allen, Chairman and CEO, Hilliard Lyons, Inc.
Nolen C. Allen, Chairman Emeritus, Cotton & Allen
Robert C. Ayotte, Retired President & CEO, Saint-Gobain Ceramics and Plastics
James L. Bareuther, BOA Chair, Former Executive Vice President & COO, Brown-Forman Beverages
Dale J. Boden, President & CEO, B F Capital, Inc.
James E. Boone, BU’76, President and CEO, CORESTAFF Services
Dana Bowers, Managing Partner, SB Holding Corporation
Mike Bowers, Managing Partner, SB Holding Corporation
Christopher D. Brennan, BU’78, Former President and CEO, Contactual, Inc.
W. Stewart Cobb, BU’56, Former President, Midwest Veneers
Charles P. Denny, BU’75, GB’80, Regional President & CEO, PNC Bank of Kentucky/Indiana
Emanuel J. “Butch” Eads, BU’80, Chairman, National Parking Lighting Solutions
Terry E. Forcht, BU’59, LA’64, Chairman & CEO, Forcht Group of Kentucky
Kenneth C. Gardner, BU’72, Founder & Executive Chairman, SOASTA, INC.
C. Edward Glasscock, Chairman Emeritus, Frost Brown Todd, LLC
Craig D. Grant, Regional President, PNC Bank of Florida
Margaret A. Handmaker, LA’78, Director,Louisville Metro Government
GJ Hart, President, CEO & Executive Chair, California Pizza Kitchen
Charlie W. Johnson, AS’74, Immanuel Realty
Paul “Breck” Jones, Founder and CEO, US WorldMeds LLC
Stuart C. Kirk, Former President, College of Santa Fe
Martin N. McClelland, President, Regent Investment Management
David C. Moran, BU’80, Executive Vice President, Heinz North America & Global Infant/Nutrition
Robert L. Nardelli, GB’75, Senior Advisor, Cerebus Capital Management, LP
Gerald L. Nichols, BU’68, Former Vice Chairman, CSX Transportation
Sean M. O’Leary, GB’95, Former CEO, Genscape, Inc.
Charles A. Osborn, Jr., Chairman, Osborn Enterprises
W. Kent Oyler, III, BU’80, GB’82, CEO, OPM Services, Inc.
James A. Patterson, BU’55, President, Pattco, Inc.
Bruce D. Perkins, BU’76, President, Health & Well-Being Services Segment, Humana, Inc.
W. Earl Reed, III, BU’73, CEO, The Allegro Group
S. Bradford Rives, LA’88, CFO, LG&E and KU Energy
Eddy C. Roberts, Former State President, AT&T Kentucky
Debbie M. Scoppechio, Chairman & CEO, Creative Alliance
James C. Shircliff, BU’72, CEO/CIO, River Road Asset Management
Robert A. Taylor, BU’79, Managing Director, Decorative Paints North America, Akzo Nobel
Bosworth M. Todd, Jr., Chairman Emeritus, Todd Investment Advisors, Inc.
Daniel C. Ulmer, BU’55, Chairman, Louisville Bats, Inc.
J. Doug Whyte, BU’79, Former President, Dometic Corp’s Americas Operations
Ty Wilburn, BU’74, GB’75, Chairman & CEO, Merit Health Systems, LLC
Thomas A. Wimsett, BU’86, President, Wimsett & Co., LLC