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Information Technology and Administrative Management Advisory Board Where ITAM curriculum and current industry trends meet

Where ITAM curriculum and current industry trends meet


The Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) Advisory Board provides leadership, direction, and support to the constituencies that the ITAM department serves. It provides a link to those individuals and organizations with the resources, knowledge, and contacts that the ITAM department needs to achieve its objectives and fulfill its mission of maintaining currency and relevancy, and best serving the students.

Guiding Roles

  • Act as advisor to the ITAM faculty and staff on matters relating to the advancement of the department, its programs and courses, and information technology hardware and software needs, as prescribed by industry.
  • Endorse and advocate for ITAM to raise its profile as a leading IT Administrative Management department in the state of Washington.
  • Help build strong relationships between the business community and ITAM department by encouraging organizations and individuals to recruit students, employ graduates and contribute to student learning through mentoring, experiential projects, classroom visits, and internships.

Current Members

Eric Adams

Chief Operating Officer
Filter, A Merkle Company

Matt Barrett

IT Director

Christopher Benz

Senior Technical Program Manager

Aloke Gupta


Leonard Hermens

Manager, Information Security Architecture and Engineering
MultiCare Health System

Kenneth Karru-Olsen

Senior Solution Manager

Carrie Larsen

Director of Technology Business Operations

Chad Laske

VP of Technology
Bellmont Cabinet Co.

Anthony Mikolasy

Director, Business Development
West Monroe

Judy Mirkin

Senior Director & Chair of ITAM Advisory Board
Riverbed Technology

Kory Ozcubukcu

Client Services Partner

John Richardson

BI Manager - Data Intelligence
Port of Seattle

Michael Thore

Talent Network

Bruce Reque

Business Program Manager

Kathiravan Thangavelu

Senior Cloud Solution Architect




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