The School of Management Advisory Board consists of high caliber individuals selected for their exceptional stature in the Business Community: senior executives, successful entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurial academicians and/or for their representation of important groups of stakeholders: alumni, business community, and students. All members are linked by their commitment to the Missions of the University and of the School and by their earnest desire to promote the success of Purdue University Calumet’s School of Management.
The Board plays a significant role in developing strategic plans and goals; providing assistance in pursuing accreditation with AACSB International; communicating the needs and requirements of the business community to ensure that students develop the skills, talents and personal attitude that will make them successful in the business world; giving feedback on program relevance for business organizations in the future; assisting the School in securing resources to support its Mission and Vision; and acting as change agent working with the academic stakeholders to consider the dynamic environment in which the business stakeholders operate.
Saint Catherine Hospital
Cecilia A. Conrad
Vice President and Dean of College
M. Therese Flaherty, Ph.D.
Wharton Small Business Development Center
Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Client Sales Management
Treasury and Trade Solutions
Global Transaction Services
John M. Hanak
Purdue Technology Centers
Darrell L. Jaggers
Centier Bank, Merrillville
Vice President for Strategic Planning
Carnival Corporation & PLC
Joseph A. Laciak
Laciak Accountancy Group, P.C.
John A. Mentgen
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
St Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers
Dawn Reynolds Pettit
Vice President of Human Resources
Horseshoe Casino – Hammond
Vice President of Operations
Strack and Van Til
Lean Operations Consulting Group
Gregg A. Van Dusseldorp
Omnitech Systems, Inc.
Dwayne A. Walker
Vice President Dealer Sales – Navistar Parts
Navistar World Headquarters