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 AkridgeLouisville MSD
Chief Engineer
20192022
Sarika AttelMs. Sarika AttalPapa Johns
VP, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Services, IDS
20212024
Ahmed AwadallahMr. Ahmed AwadallahYUM! Brands
Director of Operations, Pizza Hut
20212024
Male Web SilhouetteMr. Scott CastleLexmark20202023
Mr. Larry CombsJack Daniel’s
Sr. Vice President & General Manager
2024
Mr. Ken FederleCummins
Executive Director, Product Engineering
20192022
Mr. Michael GolwayAdvanced Solutions
President & CEO
2024
Ms. Shannon GravesKosmos Cement
Continuous Improvement Mgr., Cement Operations
2024
Ms. Monica GreenwellUS Army Corps, Louisville District
Deputy Chief, Design Branch
20192022
Josh HillmanMr. Joshua HillmanJacobi, Toombs & Lanz
Associate
20202023
Male Web SilhouetteMr. Brian KeinsleyHumana
Sr. Vice President & CIO
2023
Dr. Clinton Kelly, IIIRetired2021
Mr. Alan KleierRetired2024
Mr. Rudolph LewisRaytheon Intelligence Information & Services2024
Male Web SilhouetteKiran MaringantiDeloitte
Managing Director
20212024
Ms. Beth McFarlandLG&E
VP Customer Services
20192022
Male Web SilhouetteMs.  Lynn MooreHJI Supply Chain Solutions
CEO
20202023
Mr.  Chris NallAtria Senior Living
VP, Chief Technology Officer
20192022
Mr. Kevin NolanGE Appliances
President & CEO
2024
Peg O'NeilPeg O’NeilUPS Airlines
Air Network Planning & Industrial Engineering
20212024
Mr. David PhelpsCreoSalus, Inc.
President and CEO
2020
Mr. Tim ReillyT2 Labs, LLC
CEO & Founder
2020
Mr. Sean RileyRaytheon
LSIC Site Executive,
RMS Operation
20202023
Mr. Kevin SmithBeam Suntory
VP KY Bourbon Affairs
20192022
Mr. Andrew TappFord Motor Co.
Plant Manager, KFP
20192022
Mr. Dean TerrellMHS
Senior Vice President
20192022
Mr. Michael VickersQk4, Inc. – Engineering | Planning
Chief Financial Officer/Vice President
20212024
Mr. Robin WilemanKindred Healthcare
Vice President, IT
20192022

Emeritus Members

Mr. Everett CowanAE Guidance, LLC
CEO
Dr.  Tony HancockIDS
Vice President
Bruce HendersonMr. Bruce HendersonHenderson Electric Services
Mr. Chris HermannRetired
Mr. John HuberRetired
Mr. Veloris  “Sonny” MarshallRetired
Mr. Daniel QuinnCardinal Marking LLC
Co-founder
Mr. Lester Sturgeon, Jr.Retired