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Business Board of Advisors

The Tepper School of Business has a long-standing practice of partnering with senior executives and alumni who serve on the school’s Business Board of Advisors (BBA).

This board meets regularly with the dean and school leadership and provides frequent, ongoing input and direction regarding key strategic initiatives. This academic/corporate partnership represents an exceptionally strong, involved team of CEOs, entrepreneurs and senior executives who are committed to supporting and advancing the mission and goals of the Tepper School of Business. Membership to the Tepper School BBA is by invitation and includes a select term of service.

(T) denotes CMU Board of Trustees
(E) denotes Emeritus Member
Homaira Akbari headshot

Homaira Akbari (MSIA '96)
President & CEO, AKnowledge Partners, LLC

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Darryl Britt (MSIA ’90)
President & CEO, Apprio, Inc.

Sebastian Ceria (MSIA '90, Ph.D. '93)
President, Fundar

Jenny Cordina (MBA '02)
Partner, McKinsey & Company

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Mark Coblitz (MSIA ’82)
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning (retired), Comcast Corporation

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David A. Coulter (BSIM ’71, MSIA ’71) (T)
Special Limited Partner, Warburg Pincus

Lyenda Simpson Delp (MSIA ‘97)
Head of Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Americas, BlackRock

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Stephanie Ercegovic (BSIM '82, MSIA '83)
Portfolio Manager, Alphadyne Capital Management

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Russell Ewing (MSIA '96)
Portfolio Manager (retired), Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Paul Fonteyne (MSIA ‘87)
Chairman and CEO (retired), Boehringer-Ingelheim USA

Onur Genc (MSIA '97)

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Don Heberle (MSIA '95)
Head, Wealth Management, PNC Financial Services

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Keishi Hotsuki (MSIA ’89)
Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Michael Hsu (BS ‘86)
Chairman of the Board & CEO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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Gunjan Kedia (MSIA ’94)
Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Securities Services, U.S. Bank

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Jon R. Kinol (MSIA ’92)
Founder, Zenik Capital, LLC

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William Lambert (MSIA ’90)
Chairman of the Board (retired), MSA Safety

Justin McElhattan (MBA '05)
Founder, Nicely Road Capital

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Jack E. McGrath (MSIA ’61) (Emeritus T)
Senior Vice President (retired), Booz, Allen & Hamilton

Brian Olsavsky Headshot

Brian Olsavsky (MSIA '89)
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,

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Marc A. Onetto (MSIA ’75)
Principal, Leadership From The Mind And The Heart LLC

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Cindy Padnos (MSIA ’80)
Founder and Managing Director, Illuminate Ventures

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James E. Rohr (T)
Chairman and CEO (retired), The PNC Financial Services Group

Amit K. Sachdev (BS ‘90)
Executive Vice President, Chief Patient Officer & Chief of Staff to the CEO, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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Manoj P. Singh (MSIA ’76) (T)
Chief Operating Officer (retired), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

A photo of Rajinder P. Singh

Rajinder P. Singh (MSIA ’96)
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, BankUnited

A photo of David A. Tepper

David A. Tepper (MSIA '82) (T)
President and Founder, Appaloosa Management L.P.

Cynthia Wang (MSIA / MSCF '97)
Board Director, Global CCS Institute

Emeritus Members

De Lyle W. Bloomquist (MSIA ’88) (E)
Partner, Windrunner Management Advisors LLC

T. Jerome (Jerry) Holleran (BS-CIT ’57, MSIA ’69) (T, E)
Chairman (Retired), Precision Medical Products, Inc.

Frank A. Risch (MSIA ’66) (E)
Vice President & Treasurer (Retired), ExxonMobil Corp.