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Alumni and friends of the Broad College of Business give back through college, department and program board service. Alumni/advisory board members serve as ambassadors to the wider business community and bring their special talents, experience and insights to Broad.

Broad College boards are as diverse as the populations and the programs that they serve. Whether they create alumni engagement programs, open doors for students in highly competitive business environments, offer industry connections or provide feedback, these dedicated business leaders bring tremendous value to the Eli Broad College of Business and Michigan State University through their contributions of time, expertise, leadership and financial support.

Eli Broad College of Business Advisory Board poses for photo in Minskoff Pavilion

Eli Broad College of Business Advisory Board

Linda Hubbard | 2020-21 Board President
President and COO, Carhartt

John Duffey | 2020-21 Board Vice President
Former President and CEO, Six Flags Entertainment

Todd Penegor | 2020-21 Board Treasurer  
President and CEO, Wendy’s International

Brian Van Elslander | 2020-21 Emeritus Board President
Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies, Wells Fargo Asset Management

Linda Apsey
President and CEO, ITC Holdings

Priya Balasubramaniam
Vice President, Operations, Apple

Sanjay Baskaran
CEO, One Technologies

Danielle Brown
Chief People Officer, Gusto

Carol Campbell
Managing Director, Consumer Insights, Delta Air Lines

April M. Clobes
President and CEO, MSU Federal Credit Union

Joel Clum
COO, Worldwide Express

Jay Craig
CEO and President, Meritor

Dennis Ducham
Former President, Mediscan

Scott Farrell
Managing Director, Operating Partner, Wynnchurch Capital

Robert Fish
CEO, Global Orange Development

Vince Foster
Chairman, Mainstreet Capital

Alison Gleeson
Former SVP Americas, Cisco Systems

Timothy Griffith
President, Speedway

David Hoogendoorn
Partner – Automotive Sector Leader, EY

Mala Kashyap
Senior Director, Compensation & Benefits, Honeywell

John Latessa
President Midwest, CBRE

Gregory Longstreet
CEO, Del Monte Foods Corporation

Jeff Maddox
CFO, Gordon Food Service

Joe Marx
Principal and CEO, MarxModa

Alec McAree
Founder and Managing Partner, Red Cedar Management

Brett Neller
Vice President of Finance and Operations, ChildCareCRM

Nick Nicolay
President and Owner, Kar’s Nuts

Kim Popovits
Chairman of the Board, Former CEO and President, Genomic Health

Kerry Ann Rockquemore
Founder and CEO, National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Ray Scott
President and CEO, Lear Corporation

Kevin Speicher
Senior Partner, McKinsey

Houston Striggow
Co-Founder and COO, Susiecakes Holdings, Inc.


2017 Detroit Executive Forum held at the Henry Ford. Shot of reception crowd milling about.
The Spirit of Detroit at night.

Detroit Executive Forum Board

Josh Bach
Senior Account Manager, Lear Corporation

Ian Bolton
Member, Ian Bolton Law, LLC

Seth Drucker
Deputy General Counsel, Valeo North America

Brian Franke
Principal and Private Wealth Advisor, Integrated Capital Management

Joel Gurman
Executive VP of Web Banking Center, Quicken Loans

Janelle Hawes
Head of University Recruiting and Employer Branding, Bosch USA

Alicia Janisch
Partner, Health Care Providers, Deloitte Tax

Brad Johnson
Corporate Strategy Analyst, Ford Motor Company

Kent E. Johnston
Executive Director of Program Excellence, Adient

Jill Katic
Product Marketing Executive, Stage 2 Innovations

Mike Landry
Manager, Safety Program Interface and Launch Support, Ford Motor Company

Jim Maes
Director, Global Product Strategy, Meritor

Kathleen Merchak
Retired President and CEO, Ford Component Sales, Ford Motor Company

Vince Pavlak
Partner, KPMG LLP

Tony Popovski
Purchasing Manager, General Motors

Dan Rankin
Michigan District Sales Manager, Instron

Kelli Rankin
Senior Manager, General Motors

Mike Romein
Executive Director of Gas System and Enhancement, Consumers Energy

Glenn Stevens
Executive Director, MICHauto & VP Automotive and Mobility Initiatives, Detroit Regional Chamber

Stefanie Thornton
Head of Talent Acquisition, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Megan Trapp
VP, Commercial Banking, PNC Bank