MBA Advisory Council

About the MBA Advisory Council

Our MBA Advisory Council is a group of individuals that are vested in advancing our MBA program and our MBA candidates. The council has three primary goals:

  • Help improve our program through ensuring that the program is providing the tools for our candidates to excel in the workplace
  • Help mentor and develop our MBA candidates through providing functional and career advice to our candidates
  • Help place our MBA candidates through providing networking as well as internship opportunities

MBA Advisory Council members

Our advisory council is comprised of MBA alumni, faculty and employers, selected by Gatton faculty and the MBA Admissions Committee, and approved by the Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. We are privileged to have the following individuals on our advisory council:

Michelle Allen

Michelle Allen
Sr. Director, Retail Marketing and Business Insights at Valvoline

Justin Bovard

Justin Bovard
Senior Director, Indirect Sourcing at GE Appliances, a Haier company

Adrienne Duvall

Adrienne (Cates) Duvall
Sourcing Agent at East Kentucky Power Cooperative

Eric Evans

Eric Evans
Chief Financial Officer at Big Ass Fans

J.J. Housley

J.J. Housley
Assistant Operations Executive at UK HealthCare

Vishnu Jayamohan

Vishnu Jayamohan
Global Marketing Senior Manager at Nissan Motor Corporation

Jill Johnson

Jill Johnson
Vice President of Marketing, Tempur-Pedic at Tempur Sealy International

Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson
Vice President, Marketing at Bullard

Josh Mitchell

Josh Mitchell
Finance Manager at Procter & Gamble

Suniti Mujumdar

Suniti Mujumdar
Manager, Educational Engagement at Alltech

Joe O'Nan

Joe O'Nan
Chief Financial Officer at LBX Company
 

Ben Osei

Benjamin Osei
Field Marketing Manager at Brown-Forman

Andy Reynolds

Andy Reynolds
Partner, COO, and Financial Advocate at Ballast, Inc.

Tari Young

Tari Young
Manager, Firmware and Software Development at Lexmark


Join the UK MBA Advisory Board

If you would like to be considered to serve on the University of Kentucky MBA Advisory Board, then please contact:

Karl Gustafson
MBA Academic Director
Gatton College of Business and Economics
University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY 40506
859.323.4134 (office) | karl.gustafson@uky.edu