Business Advisory Council

The Business Advisory Council (BAC) advises the Dean on school-wide strategic directions, reputation-building, marketing and fundraising.

Council Members

  • Gary Aletto, BS'09
    Chief Operating Officer, Bright Sheet Metal Co., Inc.
  • Marvin J. Balliet, B'79
    Managing Director, Citibank
  • Steve Berlin, B'67
    (Ret.) VP & CFO, Citgo Petroleum
  • F. Kevin Browett, B'78
    Chief Executive Officer, Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders
  • Francis (Frank) Carchedi
    (Ret.) Sr. VP of Corporate Development, CoStar Group; Trustee, Live Oak Charitable Trust
  • Louis Colaizzo, B'85
    Senior VP, Erie Insurance Group
  • Steven Costabile, B'88, MBA'89
    Managing Director, Global Head of PineBridge Private Fund Group
  • Matthew Costello, BA'95
    Vice President of Hardware Engineering, Apple, Inc.
  • Renee (DeRubeis) Drake, B'84, MBA'88
    Executive Vice President, Middle Tennessee Commercial Banking
  • Mary Jo Dressel, MBA'86
    (Ret.) Managing Director, COO-HR, BNY Mellon
  • John Folino, B'80
    Chairman, RTI Insurance Service
  • Robert I. Fragasso, BS'67
    Chairman & CEO, Fragasso Financial Advisors
  • Matthew A. Helfrich, B'03
    President, Waldron Private Wealth
  • Lisa Kwasnoski Lucas, B'85
    Consultant/Owner, LKL Solutions, LLC
  • William J. Lyons, B'70, MS'78
    (Ret.) Executive Vice President & CFO, CONSOL Energy Inc.
  • Heidi Murdy-Michael, A'96
    National Partner in Charge, Risk Management Policy & Enterprise Risk, KPMG
  • Andy Rebholz, B'87
    (Ret.) CEO, TravelCenters of America Inc.
  • Thaddeus J. "Ted" Senko, B'78
    (Ret.) Partner, KPMG, LLP, Board Member & Audit Committee Chair of Autoliv, Inc., Lightning eMotors and USA Rare Earth
  • Cory J. Starr, B'83
    (Ret.) Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • John P. Surma, Honorary '09
    (Ret.) Executive Chairman & CEO, U.S. Steel Corporation
  • William T. Tomljanovic, B'84
    Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer & Treasurer, Radian Group Inc.
  • Mark Twerdok
    Managing Partner, KPMG
  • Catherine G. Veres, B'81
    President and Founder, Cornerstone Family Office LLC
  • David R. Warco, B'79
    (Ret) International Tax Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • John R. Williams, Jr., B'86
    President & CIO, Avanath Capital Management
  • Harry W. Witt, B'62
    (Ret.) Senior Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche