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 AkridgeChief Engineer,
Louisville MSD
20192022
Mr. Kyle BeasleyVice President
Luckett & Farley
20192022
Mr. Mike BetsonV.P. Industrial Engineering
UPS Airlines
20182021
Mr. Larry CombsSr. Vice President & General Manager
Jack Daniel’s
2021
Ms. Teresa CrawfordVP Engineering
Yum!
20192022
Mr. Ken FederleExecutive Director, Product Engineering
Cummins
20192022
Mr. Michael GolwayPresident & CEO
Advanced Solutions
2021
Ms. Shannon GravesContinuous Improvement Mgr., Cement Operations
Kosmos Cement
2021
Ms. Monica GreenwellDeputy Chief, Design Branch
US Army Corps, Louisville District
20192022
Male Web SilhouetteMr. Brian KeinsleySr. Vice President & CIO
Humana
2023
Dr. Clinton Kelly, IIIRetired2021
Mr. Alan KleierRetired2021
Mr. Jorge LanzPresident
Jacobi, Toombs & Lanz
2021
Mr. Rudolph LewisRaytheon Intelligence Information & Services2021
Ms. Beth McFarlandVP Customer Services
LG&E
20192022
Mr.  Chris NallDirector of Engineering
Papa John’s
20192022
Mr. Kevin NolanPresident & CEO
GE Appliances
2021
Mr. David PhelpsPresident and CEO
CreoSalus, Inc.
2020
Mr. Tim ReillyCEO & Founder
T2 Labs, LLC
2020
Mr. Sean RileyLSIC Site Executive,
RMS Operation,
Raytheon
20202023
Mr. Kevin SmithVP KY Bourbon Affairs
Beam Suntory
20192022
Mr. Andrew TappPlant Manager, KFP
Ford Motor Co.
20192022
Mr. Dean TerrellSenior Vice President
MHS
20192022
Mr. Robin WilemanVice President, IT
Kindred Healthcare
20192022

Emeritus Members

Mr. Everett CowanCEO
AE Guidance, LLC
Dr.  Tony HancockVice President
IDS
Mr. Chris HermannRetired
Mr. John HuberRetired
Mr. Veloris  “Sonny” MarshallRetired
Mr. Daniel QuinnCo-founder
Cardinal Marking LLC
2020
Mr. Nicholas SchmittSr. Principal Engineer
Wood.
Mr. Lester Sturgeon, Jr.Retired