Our advisory board is vital to maintaining relevant instruction and professional connections. These industry leaders advise us about curriculum and offer guidance about student recruitment, retention, and employment. They are our fiercest advocates—celebrating our students, inspiring real-world partnerships, and funding key initiatives in education, applied research, and service.

Meet Our Board Members

Carol Baker 
Indianapolis Opera

Ted Baker ’80

Innovation Connector. Muncie

Jen Burk
Developer Town

Rhonda (Kim) Campbell ’89
Paws Inc.

Karin Caudill ’11
Cintas Corporation

Rodney Davis Jr. ’86
Rod Davis Sports & Entertainment Marketing 

Michele Paddock Dow ’81
Eli Lilly and Co.

Eric Eicher ’98
Iconic Digital Marketing

Jennifer Elkin ’89
Indiana Chamber of Commerce

David J.  Floyd ’71
Hammersmith Inc.

Nitin Gupte ’04
CPG products, Whirlpool Corporation

Jeff Hern ’92
Johnsonville Foods

Jim Ittenbach
Strategic Marketing & Research Inc.

Nicole MacLean

Bluebridge Digital

Thomas Mattern ’71
Marketshare Plus Inc.

Deborah Engle Robinson ’74
First Merchants Bank

Jennifer Sargent ’93

Steven M. Smith
Mid-West Metal Products Co.

Shannon Stroud
Ontario Systems

Alex Sventeckis
Indianapolis Public Library

Michael W. Thomas ’98
Thomas Office Systems

Eric Toth ’90


Clark Trexler
Marketshare Plus Inc.

Erin Wilson ’86
CupCase Your Bras