Dean's Advisory Council
The Dean's Advisory Council is dedicated to the continuing progress of the School of Business and its purpose is to provide a business perspective for the strategic direction of the School and to serve as a sounding board for its plans and programs.
Members provide advice, opinions, and ideas regarding a variety of issues, including programs, recruitment, placement, and the general competitive environment affecting business education. Members also help to improve the visibility and reputation of the School and the University of Baltimore.
2016-2017 Advisory Council
Chair: Jerry Collier, M.S. ’89, Senior Vice President, M&T Bank
Chair Emeritus: Nina Yudell, B.S. '81, MBA '82, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Brown Investment Advisory (Also serving on UB Foundation Board)
Vice Chair: Robert A. DeAlmeida, MS ’85, President and CEO, Hamilton Bank
Robert M. Aydukovic, CRE, President, Maryland Center for Construction Education & Innovation
John P. Barron, Executive Vice President, Mid Atlantic Regional Manager
Neil Campbell, Chairman & Managing Director, Mosaigen Corporation
Mark Cissell, President, Katz Abosch
Demian Costa, B.S. ’12, Partner, Plank Industries
Dr. Harvey A. Davis, Vice President Enterprise Growth Strategies Group, AECOM
Denise Dodson, M.S. ’06, Executive Director, Tax Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Todd Feuerman, MBA ’96, CPA, CCA, Director, Ellin & Tucker
Arthur Flach, M.S. ’83, Partner-In-Charge, Grant Thornton, LLP
Robert Graybill, ’93, President, FMS Solutions
Steve Hrubala, Principal, Global Head of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, The Carlyle Group
Michael Jablonover, MD, MBA ’02, SVP and Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Medical Center
Ethan Kazi, CEO The Canton Group
Paula Kerger, BS ’79, President & CEO, PBS
Philip E. Niedermair, Managing Director of Strategic Alliances, Whiteford Taylor Preston
Rich Nelson, Principal, PCM Servives
Don B. Nippard, Jr. ’80, Sr. Business Developer, Commercial/Enterprise, Skyline Technology Solutions
Michael K. O'Malley, MBA ’97, President, Concrete Protection and Restoration
James Russell, ’76, CFO and COO, North American Millwright
Manuel Sampedro, MBA ’99, WNO Sr. Vice President, Verizon
Richard C. Schaeffer, Jr., Riverbank Associates, LLC
Brian Schwartz, B.S. ’90, Partner, Governance, Risk and Compliance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jon Schwartz, B.S. ’92, MBA ’99, Sr. Director of Risk Management, Under Armour, Inc.
Jay Steinmetz, Founder and CEO, Barcoding, Inc.
J.C. Weiss, Senior Lecturer and Executive in Residence, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship