Industrial Board of Advisors

The J.B. Speed School of Engineering is very fortunate to have an Industrial Board of Advisors (IBA) consisting of approximately 35 CEO's, owners, presidents and vice presidents of companies, as well as a number of notable faculty administrators from other institutions.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Industrial Board of Advisors of the J. B. Speed School of Engineering is to serve as an advocacy group for the school and the engineering profession in general; to provide counsel to the dean, faculty and professional staff; to undertake specific projects at the direction of the dean; and to support the long-term strategic objectives of the University of Louisville.

Board of Advisors


Mr. Mike BetsonUPS Airlines
Mr. David BradleyNexeo Solutions
Mr. Larry CombsJack Daniel's
Mr. Everett H. CowanAE Guidance, LLC
Mr. Michael GolwayAdvanced Solutions
Ms. Shannon GravesKosmos Cement
Ms. Heather HaleFord Motor Co.
Dr. Tony A. HancockIDS
Mr. D. Michael HarlanMunich Welding Co.
Mr. Chris HermannRetired
Mr. John L. HuberRetired
Mr. Tom JesseeLG&E and KU Energy LLC
Dr. Clinton W. Kelly, IIIRetired
*Mr. Alan KleierRetired
Mr. Jorge LanzJacobi, Toombs & Lanz
Ms. Marilyn Lewis
Mr. Rudy LewisRaytheon Intelligence Information & Services
Mr. Veloris A. (Sonny) Marshall, III
Mr. Roger McClendonYUM! Brands
Mr. Kevin NolanGE Appliances
Mr. David PhelpsCreoSalus, Inc.
Mr. Daniel J. QuinnCardinal Marking LLC
Ms. Chandra RatnasamyClariant Corporation
Mr. Tim ReillyT2 Labs, LLC
Mr. Nicholas (Nick) G. SchmittWood
Mr. George R. SotskyRepublic Machine Inc.
Mr. Allen SteinbockWhip Mix Corporation
Mr. Lester L. Sturgeon, Jr.
Dr. Todd WhyteWaste Management

*Board Chair

Updated: 03/13/2019