​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 and CEO
HNI Corporation

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

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

Robert W. Beck
BSBA 1986
COO of the Retail Bank and Head of Retail Distribution

David O. Becker
EN 1989, MBA 1989
Cottingham & Butler

Nick Bhambri
EN 1985, EMBA 2007
Louis York Capital

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

Joseph M. Blomker
EMBA 1990
CEO and President
Maryville Technologies

Todd M. Bluedorn
Chairman and CEO
Lennox International

Alex Borchert
BSBA 2006
Senior Vice President, Investments
Altus Properties

James P. Bradley
MBA 1983
Chairman of the Board
Wellpartner, Inc.

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

Steven A. Busch
BSBA 1999, MBA 2000
Krey Distributing Company

Carl M. Casale
EMBA 1992
Private Investor

Sandeep Chugani
EN 1989, MBA 1991
Senior Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group

Andrew B. Craig III
Retired Special Limited Partner
RiverVest Venture Partners

John F. Danahy
EMBA 1985
Retired Chairman and COO
May Merchandising Company

Catherine M. Dondzila
BSBA 1983
Chief Accounting Officer and Sr. Vice President,
Ocwen Financial Corporation

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

Lee Fixel
BSBA 2002
Tiger Global Management

Jon E. Flaxman
MBA 1981
Chief Operating Officer
HP Inc.

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

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

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

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

Robert W. Frick
EN 1960, GB 1962
Independent Investor and Board Member;
Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Bank of America Corporation

Ronald A. Fromm
President and CEO,
Fashion Footwear Association of New York

Avram A. Glazer
BSBA 1982
Executive Co-Chairman
Owner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Manchester United

Mary Jo Gorman, MD
EMBA 1996
Gorman Advisory LLC

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

James H. Hance Jr.
MBA 1968
Operating Executive
The Carlyle Group

Mark R. Harris
MBA 1975
ExxonMobil Corporation

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

David H. Hoffmann
Chairman of the Board
DHR International, Inc.

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

Louis G. Hutt Jr.
BSBA 1976
Managing Member and CEO
The Hutt Company

Michael K. Kaplan
BSBA 1988
Founder and Managing Director
MMC Health Services & Altos Health Management

Jerald L. Kent
BSBA 1978, MBA 1979
President and CEO
Cequel III, LLC

Ward M. Klein
Former CEO
Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Shelley Lavender
EMBA 2003
Boeing Military Aircraft

Lori M. Lee
BSBA 1988, MBA 1989
Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer
AT&T Inc.

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

Dr. Robert E. Lefton
BA 1953, PhD 1958
Co-Founder, President and Co-CEO
Psychological Associates, Inc.

Lewis A. Levey
MBA 1967
Chairman and Founding Member
Enhanced Value Strategies, Inc.

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

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

W. Stephen Maritz
Chairman and CEO
Maritz Inc.

William J. Marshall
BSBA 1970, MBA 1973, PhD 1977
NISA Investment Advisors, LLC

Nancy J. Mattson
MBA 1978
Managing Director
Argent Group Ltd.

W. Patrick McGinnis
MBA 1972
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Thomas C. Melzer
Co-Founder and Managing Director
RiverVest Venture Partners

Dr. Steven B. Miller
EMBA 2002
Sr. Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Express Scripts, Inc.

James V. O'Donnell (Chair)
BSBA 1974, MBA 1974
President and CEO
Bush-O'Donnell & Company Inc.

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

Richard S. Ritholz
BSBA 1984
Equity Partner
Elliott Management Corporation

William C. Rusnack
Retired President and CEO
Premcor, Inc.

Rakesh Sachdev
Platform Specialty Products

Steven G. Segal
BSBA 1982
Executive in Residence/Lecturer
Boston University School of Management
Special Limited Partner, J. W. Childs Associates, LP

Robert J. Skandalaris
Chairman and CEO
Quantum Ventures of Michigan, LLC

Kenneth B. Steinback
BSBA 1966
Co-Founder and Chairman
CSI Leasing Inc.

Jack E. Thomas
Chairman & CEO
Coin Acceptors Inc.

Lawrence E. Thomas
BSBA 1977
Edward Jones

Mary Ann Van Lokeren
EMBA 1988
Retired Chairman and 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 1979, MBA 1979
Virtual Realty Enterprises, LLC

James D. Weddle
MBA 1977
Managing Partner
Edward Jones

M. Robert Weidner
President and 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
Co-Founder and Chairman
Cequel III, LLC

Arnold B. Zetcher
BSBA 1962
Retired Chairman, President and CEO