Advisory Council members are alumni and friends of the school:

Bill Lyons

William J. Lyons, B'70, M.S.'78

Former Executive Vice President & CFO, CONSOL Energy Inc.
William J. Lyons is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CONSOL Energy Inc. He retired in 2013 after 37 years with the company. He is a graduate of Duquesne University, holding both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Mr. Lyons currently serves on the board of directors of Calgon Carbon and of Meritor Inc. He is a former board member of CNX Gas Corporation, a former board member of Duquesne University, and a former trustee of the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Trust. Mr. Lyons is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.