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.

Ms. Angela Akridge

Chief Engineer, Louisville MSD
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Kyle Beasley

Vice President, Luckett & Farley
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Mike Betson

V.P. Industrial Engineering, UPS Airlines
Board Appointment: 2018-2021

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Board Appointment: 2021-2024

Mr. Larry Combs

Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Jack Daniel’s
Board Appointment: 2021

Ms. Teresa Crawford

VP Engineering, Yum!
Board Appointment: 2019 – 2022

Mr. Ken Federle

Executive Director, Product Engineering, Cummins
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Michael Golway

President & CEO, Advanced Solutions
Board Appointment: 2021

Ms. Shannon Graves

Continuous Improvement Mgr., Cement Operations, Kosmos Cement
Board Appointment: 2021

Ms. Monica Greenwell

Deputy Chief, Design Branch, US Army Corps, Louisville District
Board Appointment:

Dr. Clinton Kelly, III

Board Appointment: 2021

Mr. Alan Kleier*

Board Appointment: 2021

Mr. Rudolph Lewis

Raytheon Intelligence Information & Services
Board Appointment: 2021

Dr. Kiran Maringanti



Ms. Beth McFarland

VP Customer Services, LG&E
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Lynn Houston Moore




Mr. Chris Nall

Director of Engineering, Papa John’s
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Kevin Nolan

President & CEO, GE Appliances
Board Appointment: 2021

Mr. David Phelps

President and CEO
CreoSalus, Inc.
Board Appointment: 2020

Mr. Tim Reilly

CEO & Founder, T2 Labs, LLC
Board Appointment: 2020

Mr. Sean Riley

LSIC Site Executive, RMS Operation, Raytheon
Board Appointment:

Mr. Andrew Tapp

Plant Manager, KFP, Ford Motor Co.
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Dean Terrell

Senior Vice President, MHS
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Mr. Robin Wileman

Vice President, IT, Kindred Healthcare
Board Appointment: 2019-2022

Emeritus Members

Mr. Everett Cowan

CEO, AE Guidance, LLC

Dr. Tony Hancock

Vice President, IDS

Mr. Chris Hermann


Mr. John Huber


Mr. Veloris “Sonny” Marshall


Mr. Daniel Quinn

Co-founder, Cardinal Marking LLC

Mr. Nicholas Schmitt

Sr. Principal Engineer, Wood.

Mr. Lester Sturgeon, Jr.