Executive Advisory Council

The OM&IS Executive Advisory Council (EAC) is a group of successful business executives from the areas of operations management, information systems and logistics. They are are familiar with our department and its programs and routinely hire our graduates. The OM&IS EAC advises and supports our programs and initiatives. The group gathers twice a year on campus to meet with departmental administrators, faculty, students and staff to offer guidance and ensure that our activities stay attuned to the needs of business.

If you're a business professional who would like to learn more about the OM&IS Executive Advisory Council or become a council member, please contact Chang Liu, Ph.D., at 815-753-3021 or cliu@niu.edu.

Executive Advisory Council Members

Name Company
Korrey Anderson McDonalds
Doug Buis Partstown
Lew Coffin Business Consultant
Tom Coleman Grainger
Mike Cozzi HAVI
Jim Deutsch Ernst & Young LLP
Kevin Dudek TransUnion
Kyle Glenn McKesson
Denise Hancock Ace Hardware
Grant Hoffman Lenovo
Zayid Karim SAP North America
Justin Kuryliw Salesforce.com
David Lipien Microsoft
Mark Mazur Bearingpoint
Darrell Messer TrueValue
Chris Millington Top Down Leadership Consulting
Jerry Oglesby SAS Global Academic Program
Amit Patel Syndeo Networks
Alex Paytuvi Microsoft
Jason Rapisand ClearPrism
Chris Rossi Allstate
Joel Sanfilippo AbbVie
John Zielke Caterpillar

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