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College of Business

Advisory Board Directory

What is the Purpose of the Advisory Board?

The Advisory Board is a bridge between the College of Business and the business world. Its members' expertise will assist in shaping the College of Business' programs in the future and in linking the College of Business to developments in a variety of organizations across the regional economy.

Link here for the Executive Committee Members

NameTitleCompany & Location
James AndrusPartnerK&L Gates LLP
Seattle WA
Jody CaronaPresidentHealth Facilities Planning & Development
Seattle WA
J.J. CollinsResort Real Estate ConsultantFreestone Consulting, LLC
Roslyn WA
Alan Crain (CWU '87, ACCT)Exec. VP/CFOSeattle Bank
Seattle WA
Jenny CravensVice President & CFOCashmere Valley Bank 
Cashmere WA
Ron CridlebaughExecutive DirectorEconomic Development Group of Kittitas County 
Ellensburg WA
Kevin Daniel (CWU '95, BSAD)Vice President & 
Wealth Management Advisor
Merrill Lynch 
Seattle WA
Jim Davis (CWU '69, BSAD)President & CEOFife Commercial Bank
Fife WA
Mark Dederer (CWU '95, BSAD)Manager, Community Affairs Wells Fargo Bank 
Seattle WA
John Delaney (CWU '74, BSAD)President & CEOCentral Banc Mortgage Corp.
Kirkland WA
Katherine Elser (CWU '89, ACCT)Senior VP & CFOBoeing Employees Credit Union
Tukwila WA
Gerry Fierling (CWU '96, ECON)Amazon AWS Business Development TeamF5 Networks
Seattle WA
Mark Hanson (CWU '81, ACCT)PrincipalBader Martin, PS
Seattle WA
Jim HebertPresidentHebert Research
Bellevue WA
Tom Hurson (CWU '80, ACCT)Senior Vice President
Ingredients & Food Service
Tree Top Inc.
Selah WA
Zabrina Jenkins (CWU '92, BSAD)Director, Corporate CounselStarbucks Coffee Company
Seattle WA
Brent Johnson (CWU '88, ACCT)Audit PartnerKPMG LLP 
Seattle WA
Karen JonesDirector, Business Operations Functional ExcellenceBoeing Commercial Airplanes
The Boeing Company
Charleston, SC
Taft Kortus (CWU '98, ACCT)PartnerMoss Adams LLP 
Seattle WA
Mike Luckenbaugh (CWU '93, BSAD)PresidentXternalSource
Bellevue WA
Lori Minard (CWU '86, BSAD/ECON)Senior Vice President
Investments
Merrill Lynch 
Bellevue WA
Amy Norton (CWU '94, PR)Director of Online MarketingCostco Wholesale
Issaquah WA
Brad Powell (CWU '83, ACCT)Chief Financial OfficerExpeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Seattle WA
Tim Searing (CWU '78, ACCT/BSAD)Managing Director (Retired)McGladrey, Inc. 
Seattle WA
Eric Silvers Sr. (CWU '81, Music Ed)Owner/AgentState Farm Insurance Agency
Yakima WA
Susan Swartz (CWU '81, ACCT/BSAD)Managing DirectorAndersen Tax
Seattle WA
Doug Wood (CWU '87, BSAD)President & Chief Operating OfficerTommy Bahama
Seattle WA
Emeritus:
Jack Byeman
Boeing--RetiredRedmond WA
Emeritus:
Linda Clark-Santos
Past Board Chairperson
Washington Mutual--Retired
Boise ID
Emeritus:
Clark Daffern
Senior VP, Kibble & PrenticeSeattle WA
Emeritus:
Gail McKee
Past Board Chairperson
Managing Consultant
Pacific Northwest
Towers Watson
Seattle WA
Emeritus:
Dennis Weston (CWU '73, BSAD)
Senior Managing DirectorFluke Venture Partners
Kirkland WA
Emeritus:
Andrew Zuccotti
Partner, K&L Gates LLPSeattle WA
Last updated 9/15/14