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Academic Programs Office
Sage Hall, Suite 1608
(920) 424-0297

Office of the Dean
Sage Hall, Suite 2612
(920) 424-1444

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:45am–4:30pm


Advisory Councils

The College of Business has many advisory boards to assist in maintaining the quality of education and setting and obtaining goals. Click to expand the advisory councils below. If you are an alumnus of the College of Business and would like to serve on one of the advisory boards, please contact the college office at (920) 424-1444. The college office staff will put you in contact with the appropriate person.

Business Advisory Council
  • Lindsey Anger,  Director of Sales – Prime Accounts
    J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
  • Frank Braun, Dean
    UW Oshkosh College of Business
  • William Coleman, President
  • Coleman & Williams, Ltd.
  • Bobbie Collies, Chief Growth Officer
    Coterie Insurance
  • Mary Curtin, Senior Vice President of Administration
  • Derius “DJ” Daniels, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs Manager
    Schreiber Foods Inc.
  • Will Deppiesse, Vice President, Commercial Banking
    Nicolet National Bank
  • Peter Helander, President and CEO
    Heartland Business Systems, LLC
  • Jakob Iversen, Associate Dean
    UW Oshkosh College of Business
  • Amanda Kopetsky, Vice President Global Human Resources
    Alliance Laundry Systems LLC
  • Michael Krebsbach, Vice President of Marketing
  • Michael Mader, Partner, CPA, CFE
    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Naveen Thaballapalle, Vice President, IT Digital Capabilities
    Kohler Co.
  • Anne Troka, Senior Manager, Community and Workforce Development
    Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Sekhar Visvanathan, Vice President, Corporate Procurement and Supply Chain
    Danaher Corporation
  • David Weiss, Executive Director
    Nonprofit Leadership Initiative 
  • David Willeford, President
    H Derksen & Sons
Student Advisory Council

The Student Advisory Council provides a representative body for students of the UW Oshkosh College of Business. The students and the College of Business Dean meet on a quarterly basis.

Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award

The student advisory council also helps award the College of Business Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award. This award recognizes a member of the faculty whose conduct in and outside the classroom exemplifies the tenets of an educator and mentor.

Potential candidates for the award are nominated by members of the senior class. The student advisory council reviews the nominations and votes on the winner. The winner is announced at the COB awards event in April.

COB Outstanding Faculty Award Nomination

Past Winners:

  • 2023: Steve Makar & Andrew Soderberg
  • 2022: Marianne Johnson
  • 2021: John Muraski
  • 2020: Sarah DeArmond
  • 2019: Kate Manthey
  • 2018: Bryan Lilly
  • 2017: Mike Eierman & Cliff Moll
  • 2016: Wendy Potratz
  • 2015: Mike Eierman & Cliff Moll
  • 2014: John Depies & Steve Huffman
  • 2013: Mike Godfrey

Contact Jennifer Buelow Fischer, Director, Undergraduate Program at  for more information.

Accounting Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the Accounting Department will be re-established at a future date.

For questions, please contact the Department’s Chair.

Human Resources and Management Advisory Boards

What is the HR Advisory Board

  • The HR Advisory Board is a group of area human resource management professionals that meet twice a year with the HR faculty and student representatives to discuss matters related to the delivery of a top-notch HR program at UW Oshkosh.
  • Members of the board discuss curriculum, projects and classroom exercises, fundraising efforts, scholarship development, activities of the UW Oshkosh Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, and job prospects for internships and full-time employment
  • The HR Advisory Board has been providing input into the development of the HR program at UW Oshkosh since 2001.

Who are the Advisory Board Members?

  • The HR Advisory Board is made of up human resource managers, generalists and specialists at all levels of management.  Many board members are UW Oshkosh alumni and have a keen understanding of the human resource field, the UW Oshkosh HR curriculum, and the area labor market.
  • They represent the voice of former students and future employers in helping to shape the human resources management program.
  • Garrity, Donna. HR Director, Graphic Packaging International.
  • Benjamin, Sam. HR Generalist, SECURA Insurance.
  • Braun, Collette. Director of Human Resources, Harmony Living Centers, LLC.
  • Cambray, Heather. Human Resources Manager, Greatland Corporation.
  • Dakins, Kelly. Human Resources Recruiter, U.S. Venture, Inc.
  • Derber, Ryan. Human Resources Manager, PolyOne Corporation.
  • Diermeier, Brian. Director of Human Resources, Great Northern Corporation.
  • Funk, Matt. HR Manager, Lapham-Hickey Steel, Oshkosh Division.
  • Funk, Tom. Vice President Human Resources, The Oilgear Company (retired).
  • Habel, Megan. Human Resources Representative, Gulfstream Aerospace.
  • Hammett, Michelle. Corporate HR Manager, OEC Graphics, Inc.
  • Heindel, Cindy. Asst. Vice President, Human Resources, Integrity Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Henderson, Susan. Account Manager, Hierl Insurance, Inc.
  • Herrick, Timothy. Human Resources Generalist, Clean Power.
  • Hilker, Mary. Human Resources Manager, Printron.
  • Johnson, Kurt. Vice President-Client Services Consultant, Right Management Consultants.
  • Kwakkel, Beth. Human Resources Director, Waupun Correctional Institution.
  • Larsen, Jodie. Human Resources Director, Pierce Manufacturing.
  • Lehner, Andrew. Human Resource Generalist, Plexus Corporation.
  • Lifke, Holly. Vice President Commercial Underwriting, Society Insurance.
  • Pelky, Vicki. Principal Consultant, DayNine Consulting.
  • Sanders, Erin. Human Resources Manager, Evergreen Retirement Community Inc.
  • Seashore, Tina. Director, Corporate Human Resources, Bemis Company, Inc.
  • Tettenborn, Jayne. Wellness Coordinator, Agnesian HealthCare.



2003 – 2004. Samuel Benjamin. Society Insurance.
2001 – 2012. Formella, Lorrie. Process Manager, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
2001 – 2012. Frederickson, Susan. Manager of Compensation & Benefits, ThedaCare.
2001 – 2009. Fliss, Tim. Vice President of Human Resources, Schneider National
2003 – 2004. Haase, Diane. Pierce Manufacturing.
2001 – 2003. Kirkham, Susan, Experimental Aircraft Association
2001 – 2003. Levanetz, Kris. Office Technology.
2001 – 2009. Mead, Audra. Curwood, Inc.
2001 – 2011. Mingus, Linda. Director of Human Resources, Aurora Medical Center
2004 – 2007. Nelson, Cindy. Konz Wood Products.
2001 – 2003. Lori Phillippi. Badger Mining Corporation.
2001 – 2005. Prillwitz, Marny. Kimberly-Clark Corporation
2009 – 2011. Martin, Amy. Senior Project Manager, Taleo Business Edition
2001 – 2013. Wicinsky, Garth. Vice President of Human Resources, SECURA Insurance


  • Arneson, Ken. President & CEO, Evergreen.
  • Beran, Mark. Chief Commercial Officer, Tidi Products .
  • Corbeille, Cheryl. Global Regional Procurement Manager, Oshkosh Corp..
  • Drymalski, Michael. Vice President Sales Strategy, Kimberly Clark.
  • Duginski, Ann. Director of Marketing & Development, NEW North.
  • Ervin, Jean. Training Director, Oshkosh Corp..
  • Fredrickson, Charlie. Vice President – Investments, Faith Technologies .
  • Jaeger, Meredith. Executive Director , Wisconsin Family Business Forum.
  • Joyce, Melissa . Director, International Aftermarket Sales & Support, Oshkosh Corp..
  • Krikava, Marne. President & CEO , J.J. Keller.
  • Leudke, Joe. Corporate Sales Manager/Buyer, SCP Inc..
  • McConnel, Mandi. President , Flash Trucking.
  • Novak, Michael. PMO director , Alta Resources.
  • Swiderski, Mark. President , Praxilient.
  • White, James Sr. Global Commodity Leader, G.E. Oil and Gas.
Information Systems (IS) Advisory Board

Javad Ahmad, President
Oracular, Inc.

Nathan Behling, Director, Application Development
Integrys Business Support, LLC, Green Bay

Gene Bernier, Director, ITS Program Management
Kimberly-Clark, Neenah

Mary Binder, Sr. Technology Director
AT&T, Milwaukee

John Carrier, WILM Information Technology Operations Director
Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland

Timothy J. Dallman, Application Services Manager
Jeweler’s Mutual Insurance

Timothy Ducharme
Humana, Green Bay

Davor Grgic, VP of IT & Global Procurement
Kohler Co., Kohler

Tom Hupf, Director of Information Systems 
J. J. Keller, Neenah

Jeff Joy, Managing Director of Information Technology
Air Wisconsin Airlines

Greg Mall, IT Director
Secura, Appleton

Michael Patton, Chief Technologist
Green IT Solutions, LLC

Laurie Peterman, Sr. Manager Enterprise Service Management Engineering
Thrivent, Appleton

Dave Schecklman, VP of Global IT
Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh

Kenny Young, Director of Cloud Computing & Development
Skyline Technologies, Inc.

Interactive Web Management Advisory Board

Click here for more information on the IWM Advisory Board.

MBA Advisory Board

Dave Blondheim Jr, Vice President of Engineering 

Manitowoc Tool and Machining, Manitowoc

Cory Boettcher, Marketing and Strategy Manager 
NewPage Specialty Papers, Stevens Point

Holly Brenner, VP Strategic Development & Marketing
Agnesian HealthCare, Fond du Lac

John Carnell, Manager, Integration Technologies Engineering
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton

Stacy Clark, Project Manager II
Oshkosh Defense, Oshkosh

Joseph Fikejs, VP Finance – Operations
Bergstrom Automotive, Neenah

Paul FredelakeCost Accounting Manager
The Vollrath Co, Sheboygan

Donna Garrity, Human Resource Director
Graphic Packaging International, Menasha

Shaun Gunderson, Vice President-Managed Services
J.J. Keller & Associates, Neenah

Cindy Heindel, Vice President Human Resources & Administration
Integrity Mutual Insurance Company, Appleton

Jeffrey Kargus, Controller
SECURA Insurance Co, Appleton

Don Keeley, Vice President, Corporate Operations Services
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton

Curt Kubiak, Executive Director 
Orthopedic & Sports Institute, Appleton

Scott KurillaDirector of Marketing
Miller Electric, Menasha

Tom Lehr, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer
AIA Corporation, Neenah

Michele Lipschultz, Compliance Training Manager
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton

Andrea Oman, Procurement and Contact Coordinator
Fox Valley Technical College, Oshkosh

Michael Patton, Chief Technologist
Green IT Solutions, Oshkosh

Brian Peterson, Chemical Sales
Hydrite Chemical Company, Oshkosh

Sherrill Revolinski, VP of Finance & Auditing 
Strategic Underwriting Solutions, Green Bay

Matt Sohrweide,  Business Systems Manager
Englewood Marketing Group, Green Bay

Keith Summers, Client Director 
Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC, De Pere

Nathan Taylor, Product Development Engineer
Bemis Corporation, Appleton

Tom Tengowski, Account Manager
Rockwell Automation, Oneida

Wayne TraskaMaterials Manager
Brenner Tank, Oshkosh

Nicholas Woody, Strategic Material Planner
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Appleton

College of Business members

Frank Braun, Dean, College of Business
Jakob Iversen, Associate Dean
Samantha Clark, Associate Director of Student SupportTera Larson, Associate Director of Marketing and Events

Supply Chain Management Advisory Board

Cale S Berryman, Sourcing Manager
FleetGuard Nelson, Stoughton

Jaris Briski, Director Supply Chain Solutions
Genco, Green Bay

Dwight Flaherty, Purchasing Manager
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac

Scott Gaster, VP Operations
Alliance Laundry Systems, Ripon

Jim Janes, President 
Oshkosh Marine Supply, Oshkosh

Mike Marquardt, Director of Purchasing
The Fonda Group, Oshkosh

Mark McAuley, Commodity Specialist
Plexus Corporation, Neenah

John Meinke, Manager of R&D Operations
ALCAN Packaging, Neenah

Lee Neumann, Associate Buyer
Harley Davidson Motor Co., Milwaukee

John Ramich, General Manager
Banta, Menasha

Jeffrey Randall, Strategic Sourcing Manager
StoraEnso, Wisconsin Rapids

David Robinson, Purchasing Manager
Industrial Electric Wire & Cable, Hartland

Kari Ryan, Sr. Commodity Planner
AxleTech, Oshkosh

Katie Schmude, Export Coordinator
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac

Mark Seidl, Project Coordinator
Eggers Industries, Neenah

Archie Stam, VP Manufacturing
Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh

Stan Straus, Quality Manager
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac