​National Council

National Council members lend their wisdom, expertise, and advice to support Olin Business School's vision to be recognized as one of the world's best business schools.

Stanley A. Askren
PMBA 1987
Chairman, President & CEO
HNI Corporation

Clarence C. Barksdale
Retired Chairman
Centerre Bancorporation
(currently Bank of America)

George P. Bauer Jr.
Engineering 1953
Engineering 1959
Chairman and CEO
GPB Group Ltd.

Robert William Beck
BSBA 1986
COO & Head of Consumer Products and Distribution
Citigroup, Inc.

David O. Becker
Engineering 1989
MBA 1989
President & COO
Cottingham & Butler

Nick Bhambri
BSME ’85, EMBA ‘07
Louis York Capital

F. Gilbert Bickel III
BSBA 1966
Senior Vice President - Investments
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Joseph M. Blomker
EMBA 1990
President & CEO
Maryville Technologies

Todd M. Bluedorn
Chairman and CEO
Lennox International

James Philip Bradley
MBA 1983
Health Interactions, Inc.

August A. Busch III
Chairman Emeritus
Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.

Steven August Busch
BSBA 1999
MBA 2000
Krey Distributing Company

Carl M. Casale
EMBA 1992
President & CEO
CHS Inc.

Sandeep Chugani
Engineering 1989
MBA 1991
Senior Partner & Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group

Andrew B. Craig III
Retired Managing Director
RiverVest Venture Partners
Retired Chairman of the Board
NationsBank Corp

John F. Danahy
EMBA 1985
Retired Chairman
May Merchandising Company

Catherine M. Dondzila
BSBA 1983
Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

C. Donald Dorsey
BSBA 1964
Retired Executive Vice President
PetSmart Inc.

Lee Fixel
BSBA 2002
Tiger Global Management

Jon Flaxman
MBA 1981
Chief Operating Officer
HP Inc.

Allen D. Fleener
MBA 1953
Founder a& General Partner
Seed Capital Partners

Jeff Fox
MBA 1988
Chairman and CEO
Harbour Group, Ltd.

Sam Fox
BSBA 1951
Former U.S. Ambassador
to the Kingdom of Belgium
Founder, Retired Chairman & CEO
Harbour Group Ltd.

Donald R. Frahm
BSBA 1953
Retired Chairman, President & CEO
Hartford Financial Services Group

Robert W. Frick, EN60, GB62
Independent Investor & Board Member;
Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Bank of America Corporation
Ronald A. Fromm
President & CEO,
Fashion Footwear Association of New York

James Gidcumb
EMBA 1993
Assistant Vice President
Wealth Management Advisor
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Avram Glazer
BSBA 1982
Manchester United

Mary Jo Gorman, MD
EMBA 1996
Lead Managing Partner
Prosper Capital

Deborah Collins Grossman
EMBA 1991

Sidney H. Guller
BSBA 1947
Chairman of the Board & CFO
Essex Industries, Inc.

James H. Hance Jr.
MBA 1968
Retired Vice Chairman
Bank of America Corporation

Mark R. Harris
MBA 1975
ExxonMobil Corporation

Robert E. Hernreich
Arts & Sciences 1967
MBA 1967
Professional Sports Owner, Retired

Priscilla L. Hill-Ardoin
EMBA 1988
Retired Senior Vice President
AT&T Services, Inc.
President, PH-A and Company

David H. Hoffmann
Chairman & CEO
DHR International

Michael R. Hogan
Retired Chief Admin. Officer
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Louis G. Hutt Jr.
BSBA 1976
Managing Member
The Hutt Company, LLC

Jerald Lynn Kent
BSBA 1978
MBA 1979
President & CEO
Cequel III, LLC

Ward M. Klein
Executive Chairman
Edgewell Personal Care

Charles F. Knight
Chairman Emeritus

Joseph A. Kupke
BSBA 1977
Entrepreneur & Advisor to Start-Ups

Shelley Lavender
EMBA 2003
President, Boeing Military Aircraft,
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
The Boeing Company

Lori M. Lee
BSBA 1988
MBA 1989
Senior Executive Vice President
Home Solutions
AT&T Inc.

Steven F. Leer
MBA 1977
Retired Chairman
Arch Coal Inc.

Dr. Robert E. Lefton
BA 1953
PhD 1958
Co-founder, Chairman & CEO
Psychological Associates

Lewis A. Levey
MBA 1967
Enhanced Value Strategies, Inc.

Lin-Kuei Jackson Ling
EMBA-Shanghai 2004
Enhance Holding Corp.

Robert S. Lowenthal
BSBA 1998
Senior Managing Director
Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

W. Stephen Maritz
Chairman & CEO
Maritz Inc.

William J. Marshall
BSBA 1970
MBA 1973
PhD 1977
NISA Investment Advisors
Nancy J. Mattson
MBA 1978
Managing Director & CFO
Argent Group Ltd.

Jerry McElhatton
Virtual Resources Inc.

W. Patrick McGinnis
MBA 1972
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Thomas C. Melzer

Managing Director
RiverVest Venture Partners

Steven B. Miller
EMBA 2002
Sr. Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Express Scripts

James V. O'Donnell
BSBA 1974
MBA 1974
President & CEO
Bush-O'Donnell & Company Inc.

Victor Lee Richey, Jr.
EMBA 1995
Chairman, President & CEO
ESCO Technologies, Inc.

Richard S. Ritholz
BSBA 1984
Sr. Portfolio Manager & Managing Director
Elliott Management Corporation

William C. Rusnack
Retired President & CEO
Premcor Inc.

Rakesh Sachdev
President & CEO
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Steven G. Segal
BSBA 1982
Special Limited Partner
J.W. Childs Associates, LP

Robert J. Skandalaris
Managing Partner
Quantum Ventures of Michigan, LLC

Kenneth B. Steinback
BSBA 1966
CSI Leasing Inc.

J.J. Stupp
MBA 1983
Exegy Inc.

Jack E. Thomas
Chairman & CEO
Coin Acceptors Inc.

Lawrence E. Thomas
BSBA 1977
Edward Jones

Mary Ann Van Lokeren
EMBA 1988
Retired Chairman & CEO
Krey Distributing Company

Sandra A. Van Trease
EMBA 1992
Group President
BJC HealthCare

John K. Wallace Jr.
MBA 1962
Retired Chairman
The Regency Group

John P. Wareham
MBA 1968
Managing Director
Wareham Consulting

Henry D. Warshaw
AB ’79, MBA ‘79
Virtual Realty Enterprises, LLC

James D. Weddle
MBA 1977
Managing Partner
Edward Jones

M. Robert Weidner
President & CEO
Metals Service Center Institute, Inc.

Richard A. Weisberg
BSBA 1981
Retired Vice President
Private Client Services
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Roger L. Weston
MBA 1967
GreatBanc Inc.

Howard L. Wood
BSBA 1961
Wood Land & Cattle, LLC

A. Greig Woodring
EMBA 1989
President & CEO
Reinsurance Group of America, Inc.

Arnold B. Zetcher
BSBA 1962
Retired Chairman of the Board