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.

NameTitle & CompanyTerm BeginsTerm Expires
Ms. Angela AkridgeMs. Angela AkridgeLouisville MSD
Chief Engineer
20192025
Sarika AttelMs. Sarika AttalPapa Johns
VP, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Services, IDS
20212024
Ahmed AwadallahMr. Ahmed AwadallahYUM! Brands
Director of Operations, Pizza Hut
20212024
Mr. Wilson ChanMr. Wilson ChanVeritas Technologies, LLC20232026
Mr. Larry CombsMr. Larry CombsJack Daniel’s
Sr. Vice President & General Manager
2024
Mr. Ken FederleMr. Ken FederleCummins
Executive Director, Product Engineering
20192025
Mr. Michael GolwayMr. Michael GolwayAdvanced Solutions
President & CEO
2024
Ms. Shannon GravesKosmos Cement
Continuous Improvement Mgr., Cement Operations
2024
Ms. Monica GreenwellMs. Monica GreenwellUS Army Corps, Louisville District
Deputy Chief, Design Branch
20192025
Mark HayleyMr. Mark HayleyFord
Kentucky Battery Plant
Plant Manager
20232026
Josh HillmanMr. Joshua HillmanDan Cristiani Excavating Co., Inc.
Development Manager
20202023
Male Web SilhouetteMr. Brian KeinsleyHumana
Sr. Vice President & CIO
2023
Dr. Clinton Kelly, IIIDr. Clinton Kelly, IIIRetired2024
Mr. Alan KleierMr. Alan KleierRetired2024
Mr. Rudolph LewisMr. Rudolph Lewis2024
Male Web SilhouetteKiran MaringantiDeloitte
Managing Director
20212024
Ms. Beth McFarlandMs. Beth McFarlandLG&E and KU Energy LLC
VP Customer Services
20192025
Ms. Lynn MooreMs. Lynn MooreHJI Supply Chain Solutions
CEO
20202023
Mr.  Chris NallAtria Senior Living
VP, Chief Technology Officer
20192025
Mr. Kevin NolanGE Appliances
President & CEO
2024
Peg O'NeilPeg O’NeilUPS Airlines
President, Air Network Planning & Industrial Engineering
20212024
Mr. David PhelpsCreoSalus, Inc.
President and CEO
2023
Mr. Andrew TappFord Motor Co.
Plant Manager, KTP
20192025
Mr. Dean TerrellMr. Dean TerrellMHS
Senior Vice President
20192025
Mr. Michael VickersQk4, Inc. – Engineering | Planning
Chief Financial Officer/Vice President
20212024
Mr. Robin WilemanScionHealth
SVP Chief Information Officer
20192025

Emeritus Members

Mr. Everett CowanAE Guidance, LLC
CEO
Dr. Tony HancockDr. Tony HancockIDS
Vice President
Mr. Chris HermannMr. Chris HermannRetired
Mr. John HuberMr. John HuberRetired
Mr. Veloris Sonny MarshallMr. Veloris “Sonny” MarshallRetired
Mr. Tim ReillyT2 Labs, LLC
CEO & Founder
Mr. Lester Sturgeon, Jr.Retired