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

Eric L. Butler, MSIA ’86, E ’81
Executive Vice President,
Marketing and Sales Union Pacific Railroad

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

David A. Coulter, MSIA ’71, BSIM ’71
Special Limited Partner,
Warburg Pincus

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

Lewis Hay III, MSIA ’82
Executive Chairman (retired),
NextEra Energy, Inc.

Gunjan Kedia, MSIA ’94

Jon R. Kinol, MSIA ’92

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

Jack E. McGrath, MSIA ’61
Senior Vice President (retired),
Booz, Allen & Hamilton

Brian Olsavsky, MSIA ’89
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer,

Marc A. Onetto, MSIA ’75
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
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
Chief Operating Officer (retired),
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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

David A. Tepper, MSIA ’82
President and Founder,
Appaloosa Management L.P.

Kevin D. Willsey, MSIA ’89
Chairman of Global Capital Markets,
JPMorgan Securities, Inc.


John Sengenberger
Executive Director, Alumni Relations


Laurie Barkman, MSIA ’99
Senior Vice President, Marketplace
GENCO, A FedEx Company

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

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

Lee Diamond, MBA ’05
Diamond Development

Ozgur Dogan, MBA ’05
Director, GM

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

Lori Heinel, MSIA ’92
Chief Portfolio Strategist,
State Street Global Advisors

Michael Hermeston, MBA ’08
Head of Customer Care Strategy,
Google, Inc.

Ashish Jain, BSBA ’03

Kevin Kindall, MSCF ’98
The Alliance Risk Group, LLC

Katherine Kohatsu, MBA ’05, E ’97
Principal, Health Industries Advisory
Strategy&, part of the PwC network

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

Bart O’Brien, MSIA ’81
O’Brien Estate Winery

John O’Neill, MSIA ’80
Vice Chairman and President,
Higher Education and Academic Medical Centers Attain, LLC

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

Rob Rice, MBA ’00
Global Process Manager,
Product Movements and Inventory
ExxonMobil Corporation

Olivier Salomon, MSIA ’93
Senior Partner,
Alix Partners

Aurobind Satpathy, MSIA ’96
McKinsey & Company

Michael Smith, MSIA ’95, DC ’89
Vice President, Worldwide Marketing

Alissa Thomas Marushak, MBA ’10
Strategy and Process Lead,
US Individual CIGNA Corp.

Paul Wellener, MSIA ’86
Principal, Consumer and Industrial
Products Practice
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Jill Yellock, MBA ’07
Vice President,
Consumer Credit Risk Management
Retail Credit Loss Forecasting
Regions Financial Corporation


Robert M. Dammon, Ph.D.

Michael A. Trick, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research

Laurie R. Weingart, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Education

Alan A. Scheller-Wolf, 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

John Lankford
Executive Director,
Executive Education

Magazine Staff

Douglas McIntyre

Assistant Editor
Deb Lantz

Zach Beresh, Joey Mancuso

Cover Story
Niki Kapsambelis

Nicholas Ducassi, Chuck Finder, Debbi Gardiner McCullough, Katelyn Howard, Deb Lantz, Douglas McIntyre

Meghan Bollens, Karen Boucher,
Lynne LaLone, Kate Lindholm, Liz McFarlin-Marciak, Kara Quinto, James Sawa, Sara Snatchko

Chandler Crowell, Kevin Fiscus,
Harry Giglio, Karen Meyers,
Anthony Musmanno

Cover Story Illustration
Steve Dininno

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