FALL ’17 MAGAZINE MASTHEAD

BUSINESS BOARD OF ADVISORS

De Lyle Bloomquist, MSIA ’88
President, Global Chemicals Business (retired)
Tata Chemicals Ltd.

Eric L. Butler, MSIA ’86, E ’81
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Union Pacific Railroad

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

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

Stephanie Ercegovic, MSIA ’83, BSIM ’82
President
Discovery Capital Management

Donald Heberle, MSIA 94
Chief Executive Officer
BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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

Jon R. Kinol, MSIA ’92

William M. Lambert, MSIA ’90
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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

Frank A. Risch, MSIA ’66
Vice President and Treasurer (retired)
ExxonMobil Corporation

James E. Rohr, T
Retired Chairman and CEO
The PNC Financial Services Group

David Simmons, BSIM/S ’86
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pharmaceutical Product
Development Inc.

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

James R. Swartz, MSIA ’66
Founding Partner
Accel Partners

David A. Tepper, MSIA ’82, T
President and Founder
Appaloosa Management LP

Kevin D. Willsey, MSIA ’89
Chairman of Global Capital Markets
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

TEPPER SCHOOL
ALUMNI RELATIONS

John M. Sengenberger, Sr.
Executive Director,
Alumni Relations

ALUMNI BOARD

Jim Bernier, MSIA ’93
Executive Vice President,
Head of Derivative Products Group
PNC Bank

Chuck Bracken, MSIA ’78
Chairman and CEO
The Barton Group

Lyenda Simpson Delp, MSIA 97
Managing Director
BlackRock

Ozgur Dogan, MBA ’05
Director, Amazon Books
Amazon.com

Russell C.B. Ewing II, MSIA ’96
Senior Portfolio Manager
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Lori Heinel, MSIA ’92
Senior Managing Director, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer
State Street Global Advisors

Michael Hermeston, MBA ’08
Director, Product Operations
Google

Kalpesh Kapadia, MSIA 99
CEO and Co-Founder
SelfScore

Justin Kaufman, MBA ’04
PwC Advisory | Partner | Advisory Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, PwC Advisory Services

Kevin Kindall, MSCF ’98
Data Scientist
EDF Trading

Tammy Loucks, MBA ’05, BSIM ’00
Product Manager
Progressive Insurance

Lillian MacEachern, MBA ’09
Vice President
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Krista Markert, MSIA 97
Senior Director
BlackBerry

Alissa T. Marushak, MBA ’10
Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Strategy Lead
CIGNA Corporation

John O’Neill, MSIA ’80
Partner, Higher Education and Commercial Services
Member of the Board of Managers
Attain LLC

Kishor Pendse, MSIA ’79
President and CEO
The Pendse Group LLC

Rob Rice, MBA ’00
Controller
ExxonMobil Exploration Company

Olivier Salomon, MSIA ’93
Senior Partner
Alix Partners

Aurobind Satpathy, MSIA ’96
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Ranjit Singh, MSIA ’99
Principal, Pricing and Profitability,
Management Practice Leader
Deloitte

Michael Smith, MSIA ’95, DC ’89
Vice President, Global Marketing
Changepoint

Susan Smith, MSIA ‘’96
Senior Technology Consultant
FORCE Consulting Group LLC

Administration

Robert M. Dammon, Ph.D.
Dean

Alan A. Scheller-Wolf, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research

Sevin Yeltekin, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Education

Jonathan Stern
Associate Dean, Advancement

Nicola Secomandi, Ph.D.
Head, Ph.D. Program

Kathryn Barraclough, Ph.D.
Head, MBA Program

Burton Hollifield, Ph.D.
Head, Undergraduate Business Administration Program

Christopher Sleet, Ph.D.
Head, Economics Programs

Duane J. Seppi, Ph.D.
Head, Master of Science in Computational Finance Program

Maria Taylor
Executive Director,
Executive Education

Magazine Staff

Editor-in-Chief
Deb Lantz

Managing Editor
Douglas McIntyre

Art Director
Zach Beresh

Design
Joey Mancuso

Production
Karen Boucher, John Scott Moore

Cover Story
Geof Becker

Writers
Autumn Barszczowski, Sabrina Bodon, Josh Croup, Niki Kapsambelis, Tricia Miller Klapheke, Debbi Gardiner McCullough

Contributors
Justin Jakovac, Lynne LaLone, Kate Lindholm, Kara Pasquinelli, James Sawa, Kevin Sprouls, Jake Strang

Photography
Chandler Crowell, Harry Giglio, Tom M. Johnson, Joey Mancuso, Anthony Musmanno, Michael Williams

Cover Story Illustration
Dan Page


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