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Graham School of Management (GSM) Councils

Business Advisory Council

GSM Business Advisory Council logo with black lettering and light blue backgroundThe GSM Business Advisory Council represents an active group of local, national and international organizations that provide valuable feedback to the Dean. The list of current GSM Business Advisory Council members is available below.

If you would like information on joining the council, please contact Council President Laura Shallow at shallow@sxu.edu or Dean Rosenbaum at rosenbaum@sxu.edu.



How does the Business Advisory Council contribute to the Graham School of Management?

Business Environment

The council helps Dean Rosenbaum and the GSM stay relevant within the curriculum and business world by relaying what is going on in the business environment such as economic trends, environmental scans and other opportunities for faculty, staff and students to explore.

Course Syllabi Review

The council helps ensure coursework remains applicable to the modern business environment by assisting with reviews of course syllabi. Select members sign off as a "practitioner," solidifying that the course is relevant and will help our students' overall success.

Special Events

Council members may also be called on to serve as guest speakers, judges at competitions, or to assist with other networking events and opportunities.

Business Advisory Council Members

Laura Shallow '03, DBA | Council President
Vice President, World Data Systems

Ohad Bolotin
Head of Academic Partnerships, Wix.com

Dan Chavez
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jose Garcia '92
President and CEO, Northwest Community Credit Union

James Hedderman '00
Director, True Partners Consulting, LLC

Jack Love
CFO, Feralloy Corp.
 

John Simmons
Senior Investment Strategist, William Blair

Brian Termini
Senior Sales Manager, Textron Specialized Vehicles

Allen Weiss
Administrator for American Hotel Academy


Business ALUMNI Council

GSM Alumni Council logo with black lettering and light blueThe GSM Business Alumni Council represents an active group of Graham School of Management Alumni that provide valuable feedback to the Dean. Please view a list of current GSM Business Alumni Council members below.

If you would like information on joining the council, please contact Council President Laura Shallow at shallow@sxu.edu or Dean Rosenbaum at rosenbaum@sxu.edu.



How does the Business Alumni Council contribute to the Graham School of Management?

Networking

Members of the Alumni Advisory Council work to uncover networking opportunities that help students better connect their studies to the real world while cultivating relationships that may prove beneficial to their future careers.

Mentor Program

Alumni make the best candidates as mentors for our business students. Council members play a significant role in the GSM's Mentor Program by encouraging alumni to participate and serving as mentors themselves.

Faculty Collaboration

Council members may also partner with faculty on the creation or delivery of projects.

Business Alumni Council Members

Laura Shallow '03, DBA | Council President
Vice President, World Data Systems

Stephanie Bilotto '08
Community High School District 218 Executive Administrative Assistant for Technology and Information Systems

Dean Malone '78
Vice President of Finance, Midwestern University


Eleanore Menke '19
Graphic Designer/Media Specialist, Mount Carmel High School

Robert Millerick '14
Senior CRSB Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Greg Parr '08
Marketing Manager and Administrative Director, Frontier Construction, Inc.

Michael Prosser '12
President, Henrici's Management Corporation
Paul Rachanski '10
AR Manager, Brookfield Properties Retail

Brian Radakovitz '11
Area Director, Medxcel Facilities Management

Ruben Saavedra '19
Customer Management Account Manager, PepsiCo

Abdullah Tadros '06
VP Middle Market Banking/Portfolio Management, First Midwest Bank