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
De Lyle Bloomquist (MSIA ’88)
President, Global Chemicals Business (retired), Tata Chemicals, Ltd.
Eric Butler (BS-CIT ’81, MSIA ’86)
Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer (retired), Union Pacific Railroad
Mark Coblitz (MSIA ’82)
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning (retired), Comcast Corporation
David A. Coulter (BSIM ’71, MSIA ’71) (T)
Special Limited Partner, Warburg Pincus
Stephanie Ercegovic (BSIM '82, MSIA '83)
President, Discovery Capital Management
Don Heberle (MSIA '94)
Head, Wealth Management, PNC Financial Services
Gunjan Kedia (MSIA ’94)
Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Securities Services, U.S. Bank
Jon R. Kinol (MSIA ’92)
William Lambert (MSIA ’90)
Chairman of the Board (retired), MSA Safety
Jack E. McGrath (MSIA ’61) (T)
Senior Vice President (retired), Booz, Allen & Hamilton
Brian Olsavsky (MSIA '89)
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Amazon.com
Marc A. Onetto (MSIA ’75)
Principal, Leadership From The Mind And The Heart LLC
Cindy Padnos (MSIA ’80)
Founder and Managing Director, Illuminate Ventures
James E. Rohr (T)
Retired Chairman and CEO, The PNC Financial Services Group
David Simmons (MCS/TPR '86)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc.
Manoj P. Singh (MSIA ’76) (T)
Chief Operating Officer (retired), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
James R. Swartz (MSIA ’66)
Partner & Founder, Accel Partners
David A. Tepper (MSIA '82) (T)
President and Founder, Appaloosa Management L.P.
Kevin D. Willsey (MSIA ’89)
Chairman of Global Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.