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College of Business Administration

Management Advisory Board

The department of management at K-State builds strong partnerships through our Management Advisory Board. Partner companies are able to:

  • Obtain valuable exposure to the top students in the management and management information systems fields
  • Create strong recognition for their company with other management students and
  • Gain immediate access to research developments as they emerge

Partners provide the management department with advice and feedback on our programs and our strategy. Partners also participate by providing advice and counsel to management and management information systems students for their career opportunities. In addition, partner companies assist the department through their financial contributions and support. Involvement in the Management Advisory Board allows firms to participate in a variety of ways that will directly impact hundreds of students annually.

Current Members

Mike Arlesic - Director of Implementation, Paylocity
Pam Bergsten - Director, Underwriting Training, SCOR Global Life Americas
Travis Beyer - Branch Manager, Murphy Hoffman Company
Tony Blake - Founder, Chief Strategist, Strategic Impact Group
Mark Buyle - Sr. VP and Associate General Counsel, Waddell & Reed, Inc.
John Dandurand - Human Resource Business Leader, Customer Service and Labor Relations, Textron Aviation
Casey Dodd - AVP, Director of Application Development, FHLBank Topeka
Justin Eck - VP of Operations, Wagner Logistics
Doug Feist - AVP, IT Americo Life
Cathy Francis
Corey Kephart - VP of Human Resources, SPS Companies, Inc.
Michele Kibler - Sr. Consultant, IT Strategy & Planning, ConocoPhillips
Walt Lane - President, Netstandard
Brian Leiker
Rob Louquet - Manager-Solutions Delivery, Payless ShoeSource
Angela Martin - Regional Quality and CI Leader, Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt
Kay Meggers - Arconic Group President GRP (Global Rolled Products), Arconic (retired)
Ken Moldenhauer
Byron Moore - Client Executive, Cerner
Jeff Morris - Director, Talent Acquisition, Koch Industries
Steve Owens
Anita Ranhotra - Sr. Engineering Project Manager, Hallmark Cards
Kim Savage - Chief Audit Executive, CIS Project Director, Westar Energy
Tom Seitz - Bridgestone (retired)
Benjamin (BJ) Smith - Director, IT Security, Bolder Healthcare Solutions
Timothy Spreier - Operations Director, Lipman Produce
Nathan Thompson - General Manager, Compass Group
Ted Thompson - CEO, Thompson Dehydrating Co., Inc.
Matt Wagner - Manager, IT Data Analytics, Phillips 66
Kyle Webster - Sr. Project Mgr, VP IT, Swiss Re
Errol Williams - Chief People Officer, SE2
William Zawrotny - Partner, Jones Day