Advisory Council


Naveen Jindal School of Management

Hasan Pirkul
Dean
972-883-6813
hpirkul@utdallas.edu
Diane McNulty
Associate Dean for External Affairs
and Corporate Development
972-883-4489
dmcnulty@utdallas.edu
Doug Anderson
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
doug.anderson@utdallas.edu
Caylin Blockley
Director of Alumni Relations
972-883-5879
Caylin.Blockley@utdallas.edu
Geoff Giauque
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
972-883-2585
geoff.giauque@utdallas.edu
Melissa Bettis
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
972-883-5936
Melissa.Bettis@utdallas.edu
Holly Rio
Events Director
972-883-5030
Holly.Rio@utdallas.edu

2019-2020 Advisory Council

Chairman

Kevin Ryan
Chief Financial Officer
Merit Energy Company

Members

Doretha Allen
Director, Human Resources
Geico
Charles M. Best
Alliance Financial Group Inc.
George Brody
Retired
Daniel J. Cancelmi
Chief Financial Officer
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Terry Conner*
Retired Partner
Haynes and Boone LLP
Samantha Dwinell
Vice President, Global Talent Management
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Cecil G. Edwards Jr.
Executive Vice President
Middle Market Banking
Wells Fargo
Mark Envani
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Robert (Rob) L. Fitzgerald
Partner, Audit Services
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Eileen Flynn
Vice President Operations
State Farm
Ted Fredericks
President Emeritus
Mohr Partners Inc.
Caroline Gagliardi
Dallas Assurance Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers
M. Sam Gilliland
CEO
Cherwell Software
Ozan Gursel
Executive Managing Director
Riveron
Paul D. Hain, MD
Texas Market President, North Texas Region
BlueCross BlueShield of Texas
Ray Hemmig*
Chairman of the Board
Retail & Restaurant Growth Capital, LP
Sydney Smith Hicks, PhD*
CEO
SSHicks Advisors
Ted Holden
V.P., National Accounts & Commercial Markets
ACAP Health
Mamie Jones
Sr. Vice President Product Development
Intuit ProConnect Group
Rehan Kausar
CIO
Connexions
Matt Kelso
Senior Vice President of Finance
HealthSmart
Greg Lewis
Executive Vice President, Strategic Sales and Marketing
Texas Capital Bank
Vish Madhugiri
Chief Strategy Officer
SAAZ Technologies
Brad McCleary
Vice President
Capgemini
Pat McCown
Partner, State and Local Tax
Grant Thornton LLP
Tim Mullins
Vice President, Auto Finance
Capital Finance
Ron Nash*
CEO
Pivot3
Brian Orlando
Senior Vice President – Oil & Gas Group
Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America Merill Lynch
Paul Pandian
President
Trans Global Technologies Inc.
Keith Pearson
Presiden, CEO and Vice Chairman
Pearson Partners International
Steve Penson*
Vice President-Austin Commercial
Austin Industries
Daniel W. Phipps
Vice President – Engineering
Dal-Tile Corporation
Christine Podraza
Vice President, Head of Optical Business Unit
Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.
Terry W. Price
Retired
Spencer Stuart
Rohit Rai
Retired
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Daniel M. Sessa
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Lennox International
Anurag Vardhan Sinha
Senior Vice President – Industry Head
Communication Service Provider
Media & Entertainment
Infosys Limited
Brent Smith
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Crossmark inc.
Bill Sproull
President/CEO
Tech Titans
J. Arnold Sykes
Executive Vice President, Corporate Security
Hilltop Holdings Inc.
Sherry Vidal-Brown
Executive Vice President
Human Resources
G6 Hospitality LLC
Manish Vyas
President, Communications Business
Chief Executive Network Services
Tech Mahindra (Americas) Inc.
Michael W. Wheeler
Chief Procurement Officer
Fluor Corporation
Jim Young
Chairman
The Margate Group

Senior Active Members

Linda Wertheimer Hart*
Vice Chairman
The Hart Group Inc.
Gerald H. Hoag*
Executive Director
The Leadership Center
The University of Texas at Dallas
Skip Moore*
Retired Partner
Deloitte
Allan Tomlinson
Consultant

*Past Chairman