Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council is a committee of senior-level volunteers who use their influence and expertise to further the College’s goals and to participate in ensuring future success. Members actively support the mission of the College by 1) providing expertise and counsel to the Dean, faculty and staff on the College strategic direction and operations, curricula and programs, career planning and placement, alumni engagement and external affairs, 2) providing an additional avenue of direct liaison between faculty and the business community for the purpose of promoting understanding, cooperation, and mutual gain through consulting arrangements, arranging for guest lectures and bringing students in direct contact with business executives, 3) engaging in development activities that include fundraising efforts, and 4) acting as an advocate for the College.


The mission of the Dean’s Advisory Council is to assist the Dean, faculty and staff in the qualitative growth and reputation of the College to become a premier, polytechnic business program in the nation recognized for developing and producing the business leaders of tomorrow.


DAC member Pawan Tomkoria

Pawan Tomkoria
PNAB Advisors LLP, FRL Faculty

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Katherine Holland
Chair Elect
Retired – General Manager &
Life Sciences and Healthcare, VP IBM

DAC member Thomas Stoerck

Thomas Stoerck
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President
Liquidity Services Inc.

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Jeffrey Corso
Operations Manager
You Bug Me Termite

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Michael Entzminger
Mach 1 Global

DAC member Michael Ferguson

Michael Ferguson 
Retired, CEO
Stephens Media Group

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John Finton 
Finton Construction

DAC member Thomas Galindo

Thomas Galindo 
Market President IE
BBVA Compass Bank

DAC member Joe Guerra

Joe Guerra
Turf Star, Inc.

DAC member Thomas Mauss

Tom Mauss
President  & CEO
Wurth Louis & Company

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John Pollara
Retired CEO
Zieman Manufacturing

DAc member Doug Ramsey

J. Douglas “Doug” Ramsey
Saddle Operating Co.

DAC member Larry Taff

Larry Taff
Shidler Group

DAC member Dean Tellone

Dean “Dino” Tellone
Tellone Management Group

DAC member Kathy Tully

Kathy Tully
Senior Vice President
Morgan Stanley

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John Tush
President & CEO
Access Partners

DAC member Kent Valley

Kent Valley
Senior Vice President
Majestic Realty Foundation

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Ryan Ward
Vice President Human Resources
Penske Motor Group, LLC

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Lance Williams
Williams Homes