Dean's Advisory Council

Dean's Advisory Council

Sam Alley


Chris Baltz

Transportation Insight

Gregory Baltz

Founder and President
Running Lake Farms

Scott Bennett

Vice President and Transportation/Infrastructure Marketing Director
Volkert, Inc.

Sharon Dale Booth-McGee

Independent Board Director, Tetra Technologies Corporation

DaLesia Boyd

Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Keith M. Britton

President and Founder
ICONIC Consulting Group, Inc.



Andy Davis

General manager
Periscope Holdings, Inc.

Thomas Duncan

Director, Investment Banking
Wells Fargo Securities

Cyndie Fredrick

Senior Vice President & General Manager
Merichem Company

Robert (Bob) Harrison

Vice President/Principal

David Humphrey

Vice President, Investor Relations
ArcBest Corporation

Denese Jackson

Dow Chemical Company

W. Kent McAllister

Bravo Zulu Project Solutions

Pamela McGinnis

Vice President, Global Marketing
Phillips 66



Willie Montgomery

Vice President, eCommerce Supply Chain
Sam's Club, Walmart Inc.

Latanyua Taylor Robinson

President and Founder
Latrobe LLC

Malik Sadiq

Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Schueck

Lexicon, Inc.

Chuck Tilmon

Vice President, Quality Control
Walmart, Inc.

Bruce Westerman


Daniel Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer

Lang Zimmerman

Vice President
Yelcot Communications

Emeritus, Executive Committee

Troy AllEY, JR.

President of Real Estate Division and 
Chief Operating Officer, Con-Real, LP.

Bami Bastani

Senior Vice Presiden, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructures Business Unit

R.R. (Barney) Baxter


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
R.R. Baxter Associates, Inc.

Sherman Black

Chief Executive Officer 
Conservis Corporation

Kevin Brown


Executive Vice President (Retired)  Manufacturing and Refining
LyondellBasell Industries

Kent Burnett


Senior Vice President of IT and  E-Commerce (Retired)
Dillard’s, Inc.

Ansel Condray

Chairman and Production Director (Retired)
ExxonMobil International, Limited

William (Bill) L. Cravens

Chairman (Retired)
Alltel Information Services, Inc. 

Bob Davidson

President and Chief Executive Officer
ArcBest Corporation

Cliff Eason

President and Chief Executive Officer
Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. (Retired)

Melinda Faubel

Director-External Affairs, AT&T Arkansas

Alan Fortenberry

CEO (retired)
Beaver Water District

David (Dave) D. Foust

President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Seneca Wire & Manufacturing 

Charles B. Friley

Senior Vice President and 
Chief Financial Officer (retired) 
The North American Coal Company 

Jack A. Giles

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Gilliam

President and Chief Executive Officer
San Antonio Lighthouse for Blind 

Kendall Harris 

Provost and Vice President 
of Academic Affairs and Research
Texas Southern University

Grady E. Harvell

President and Chief Operating Officer
W&W/AFCO Steel, Inc.

Edward M. Harvey

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Retired)

Prakash Jalihal

Senior Advisor (Retired)
Global Technology Deployment Initiative Fidelity National Information Services 

Joe Ray Jones

Executive Chairman
Rheem Manufacturing Co.

Jon Keel, Jr. 

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Improved Results, LLC.

Jack King

President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Oglethorpe Power Corporation

Rodger Kline

Chief Administrative Officer (Retired) 
Acxiom Corporation

Vincent Lyons

General Manager, North Texas & Eastern Region Engineering Operations
Raytheon Company

John Marshall

Coastal Partners, Inc.

Charles “Micky” Mayfield, Jr.

Sales Vice President (retired)
Nokia Siemens

JiM McClelland, Jr. 

McClelland Engineers, Inc.

Marji McNeill

Vice President and Director
Compliance & Ethics
Flint Hills Resources

Adam Monroe

Panaceutics Nutrition, Inc.


Tom L. Pierson

Industrial Fabrication Properties, Ltd

Ray Owen

Chief Operations Officer
Burlington Resources

Kirk Pond

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President (Retired)
Fairchild Semiconductor

Karl Schubert 

President and Principal Consultant
TechNova Consulting, LLC
Research Professor & Director of Research for Innovation and Data Science Initiatives for the College of Engineering and the Sam M. Walton College of Business

Stuart Scott

Executive Vice President and CIO
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.

Ami Spivey

Senior Vice President
Next Generation Supply Chain (retired)
Walmart, Inc.

President and CEO
Powering Forward Consulting

Thad Solomon

Vice President & GM
Nucor Yamato Steel Company

Larry Stephens


Chairman of the Board (Retired)
Mid-South Engineering Company

W. T. (Tom) Stephens 

President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired) 
Boise Cascade, LLC

Bob Storey

Managing Director
The MVR Company

Gus M. Vratsinas

Principal Managing Member
Vratsinas Enterprises, LLC.

Chris Weiser

Owner and Chief Executive Officer
J.V. Manufacturing

Thomas J. Wright

Chief Executive Officer
Entergy Services, Inc.

Charles Zimmerman

Global VE