SPRING/SUMMER 2019 TEPPER MAGAZINE 

BUSINESS BOARD OF ADVISORS

Homaira Akbari (MSIA 1996)
President and CEO
AKnowledge Partners LLC

De Lyle Bloomquist (MSIA 1988)
Partner
Windrunner Management Advisors LLC

Darryl Britt (MSIA 1990)
President and CEO
Apprio Inc.

Eric L. Butler (E 1981, MSIA 1986)
CEO
Aswani-Butler Investment Associates LLC

Mark A. Coblitz (MSIA 1982)
Senior Vice President,
Strategic Planning (retired)
Comcast Corporation

David A. Coulter (BSIM 1971, MSIA 1971, Trustee)
Special Limited Partner
Warburg Pincus

Stephanie Ercegovic (BSIM 1982, MSIA 1983)
President
Discovery Capital Management

Donald Heberle (MSIA 1994)
Head of Wealth Management
The PNC Financial Services Group

Keishi Hotsuki (MSIA 1989)
Chief Risk Officer
Morgan Stanley

Claudia Jury (BSIM 1988)
Managing Director, Co-Head Global Currencies and Emerging Markets Trading
JP Morgan

Gunjan Kedia (MSIA 1994)
Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Securities Services
U.S. Bank

Jon R. Kinol (MSIA 1992)
Founder
Zenik Capital

William M. Lambert (MSIA 1990)
Chairman of the Board (retired)
MSA Safety

Jack E. McGrath (MSIA 1961, Trustee)
Senior Vice President (retired)
Booz, Allen & Hamilton

Brian Olsavsky (MSIA 1989)
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Amazon

Marc A. Onetto (MSIA 1975)
Principal
Leadership From The Mind And The Heart LLC

Cindy Padnos (MSIA 1980)
Founder and Managing Director
Illuminate Ventures

James E. Rohr (Trustee)
Chair, Board of Trustees
Retired Chairman and CEO
The PNC Financial Services Group

David Simmons (BSIM/S 1986)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pharmaceutical Product
Development Inc.

Manoj P. Singh (MSIA 1976, Trustee)
Chief Operating Officer (retired)
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

James R. Swartz (MSIA 1966)
Partner and Founder Emeritus
Accel Partners

David A. Tepper (MSIA 1982, Trustee)
President and Founder
Appaloosa Management LP

Kevin D. Willsey (MSIA 1989)
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 1993)
Executive Vice President,
Head of Derivative Products Group
PNC Bank

Chuck Bracken (MSIA 1978)
Chairman and CEO
The Barton Group

Lyenda Simpson Delp (MSIA 1997)
Managing Director
BlackRock

Ozgur Dogan (MBA 2005)
Director, Amazon WW Logistics Product and Tech
Amazon.com

Russell C.B. Ewing II (MSIA 1996)
Retired
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Lori Heinel (MSIA 1992)
Executive Vice President, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer
State Street Global Advisors

Tal Heppenstall (MSIA 1985)
President
UPMC Enterprises

Michael Hermeston (MBA 2008)
Director, Product Operations, Communication, Photos, and Cloud Products
Google

Jertez Hunter (MBA 2013)
Lead Product Development
Union Pacific

Kalpesh Kapadia (MSIA 1999)
Chief Executive Officer
Deserve Inc.

Justin Kaufman (MBA 2004)
Pittsburgh Office Managing Partner, Midwest Advisory Market Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, PwC Advisory Services

Lillian MacEachern (MBA 2009)
Vice President
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Krista Markert (MSIA 1997)
Senior Director, Business Transformation
DataStax

Alissa T. Marushak (MBA 2010)
Strategic Marketing and Community Engagement Lead
(PA, OH, WV, DE, MO, and KS)
Cigna

Kishor Pendse (MSIA 1979)
President and CEO
The Pendse Group LLC

Rob Rice (MBA 2000)
Global Corporate Finance Manager
ExxonMobil Company

Olivier Salomon (MSIA 1993)
Managing Director
AlixPartners

Aurobind Satpathy (MSIA 1996)
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Danielle Schmitt (MBA 2011)
Senior Program Manager
Microsoft UK

Sujal Shah (MBA 2004)
President & CEO
CymaBay Therapeutics Inc.

Ranjit Singh (MSIA 1999)
Principal, Pricing and Profitability,
Management Practice Leader
Deloitte

Michael Smith (DC 1989, MSIA 1995)
Chief Marketing Officer
Yapta

Susan Smith (MSIA 1996)
Management Consultant
FORCE Consulting Group LLC

Eduardo Tobon (MSIA 2000)
Leadership Advisor
Spencer Stuart

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

Magazine Staff

Editor
Douglas McIntyre

Art Director
Zach Beresh

Production
Karen Boucher, John Scott Moore

Cover Feature
Niki Kapsambelis

Writers
Nick Ducassi, Fawn Fitter, Niki Kapsambelis, Melissa Silmore

Contributors
Justin Jakovac, Lynne LaLone, Kate Lindholm, Kara Pasquinelli, Steve Schultz, Kevin Sprouls, Jon Stern, Jake Strang

Photography
Nick Collura, Ryan Connolly, Howard Korn, Anthony Musmanno, Ken Richardson, Craig Washburn, Michael Williams, Elena Zhukova

Cover Illustration
LJ Davids


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