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Boards and Councils

  • Accounting Advisory Council
  • Analytics and Information Systems Board 
  • Career Services Advisory Board
  • Center for Applied Economics
  • Center for Entrepreneurship Council of Advisors
  • Executive Committee of the Board of Advisors
  • Finance Advisory Board
  • Management Leadership Advisory Board
  • Marketing Advisory Board
  • Multicultural Business Scholars Program
  • Dean's Advisory Board
  • Supply Chain Management Board of Advisors

 

Dean's Advisory Board

Executive Committee

Jeff Gentry

Chairman and CEO

Invista

Board Chair

Larry Miller

Chairman

Fidelity Kansas Bankshares, Inc.

(retired)

Board Vice Chair

Mike Thompson

Branch Manager

Wells Fargo Advisors

Nominating Committee Chair

Howard Cohen

Lead Audit Client Service Partner

Deloitte

Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Bob Taylor

Chairman Emeritus,Founder

Executive AirShare Corporation

Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

John Brandmeyer

CEO

Cognios Capital and Brandmeyer Enterprises

At Large

John B. Dicus

Chairman,President and CEO

Capitol Federal Savings

At Large

Lindsay Olsen

President

Mortgage Investment Trust Corp

At Large

Dana Anderson

Vice Chairman of the Board Emeritus

The Macerich Company

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Jerl Banning

Vice President, Human Resources

Westar Energy

Tim Barton

Chairman & CEO

Freightquote

Tony Batman

President & CEO

SAB Ventures, Inc.

Tom Bené

Chairman & CEO,President

Sysco

Jason Bentley

Flag Aid to the Executive Director

Supply Corps, United States Navy

Wayne Boeckman

President

WJB Holdings, LP

Dan Bolen

Co-Chairman & CEO

Bank of Prairie Village

Hannah Bolton

Development Officer

KU Endowment

Derek Bridges

CEO

Next Level Alignment

Marnie Clawson

President

Clawson Benefit Concepts

Chuck Coffey

Scott Coons

President and CEO

Perceptive Software

(retired)

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Fred Nathan Coulson IV

Managing Partner

Five Elms Capital Management LLC

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Dan Crumb

CFO

Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc.

Cathleen Curless

Owner

C2 Consulting

Roger W Davis

President/CEO

Paxton/Patterson LLC

John C. Dicus

Chairman Emeritus

Capitol Federal Savings and Loan Association

Dave Dillon

Chairman,CEO

The Kroger Co.

(retired)

Gerry Dixon

Ernst & Young LLP

Brendan Fallis

Co-Founder, Managing Director and General Partner

Leawood Venture Capital

Karen Freitag

Chief Revenue Officer

Aryaka

Douglas Patrick Gaumer

Managing Director of Corporate Banking

CrossFirst Bank

Michael Grindell

EVP, Operations Security Officer

22squared

Ken Hager

DST

(retired)

Donald J Hall Jr

CEO

Hallmark Cards, Inc

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William Hanna

President & Vice Chairman

Koch Industries

(retired)

George Hansen III

Principal

School of Business

Thomas Hardy

CEO & President

Unity Financial Life Insurance Company

Justin Healy

CFO

Wichita Community Foundation

Ernie Hodge

Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager

Tall Tree Investment Management

(retired)

Catherine Hogan

President of Branded Cards

Chase Card Services

Rita Holmes-Bobo

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Husch Blackwell, LLP

Jeff Johnson

President

Flint Hills National Golf Club

Robert Kaplan

President,CEO

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Teresa Kempf

Franchise Owner

Ameriprise Financial Service, Inc

Joe Kivlin

Ed Kuklenski

Executive Chairman

Suture Express

John Kyees

Chief Investor Relations Officer

Urban Outfitters

(retired)

Steve Larsen

First Vice President

HSBC

Erica LeBlanc

S.C. Johnson

Mike Maddox

CEO & President

Cross First Bank

Jim Majerle

President

Majerle Capital Ventures, Inc

Kent McCarthy

Jayhawk Capital Management

Kevin McGinnis

Vice President of Product Development & Technology

Pinsight Media

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Jeff Melcher

CEO

NetStandard, Inc

Jay Meschke

President

EFL Associates and CBIZ Human Capital Services

Mike Michaelis

President,CEO

Emprise Bank

Matt Michaelis

Chairman & CEO

Emprise Bank

Dave Murfin

President

Murfin Drilling Company, Inc.

Max Myers

Co-Founder and CFO

Tall Oak Midstream, L.L.C.

Deborah Kobe Norris

Partner

Bullseye Database Marketing, Inc.

Bill Patterson

President

Stonecreek Mgmt

(retired)

Bill Pickert

BKD, LLP

Cedric Prouvé

Group President

Estee Lauder

Chris Reitz

Vice President, Corporate Development

Orizon Aerostructures

Carl Ricketts

Ned Riss

Joanna Rupp

Chief Operating Officer

University of Chicago

Jim Shay

Executive Vice President,CFO

Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Margo Shepard

Senior Vice President

Wells Fargo Advisors

Mike Shonka

EVP,Chief Financial Officer

Cessna Aircraft Company

(retired)

Bruce Snyder

Partner

Ernst & Young LLP

Carl Strutz

Executive Director, Investment Mangement

AT&T

Bill Taylor

Partner

Ernst & Young LLP

(retired)

Janice Toebben

Senior Vice President ,Wealth Management Advisor

US Bank

(retired)

Diana Toman

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Compass Minerals

Kelly Watson-Muther

Development Director

KU Endowment

Diane Yettter

President,Founder of Sales Tax Institute

Yetter Consulting Services, Inc.


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Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
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44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
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—ALA
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