Advisory Boards

The Albers advisory boards are made up of eminent business leaders from the Puget Sound region. They work with Dean Joe Phillips and the Albers faculty to provide invaluable input and communicate industry needs. Members of the advisory boards also serve Albers by advising on the development of new curriculum, lecturing, mentoring students, and collaborating on class projects.

Dean's Executive Advisory Board

Willie Aikens
CEO, Management Consultant
Slotay, Inc

Rick Cantu
CEO, President, and Co-founder

Jeff Cole
Vice President
Costco Wholesale

Bill Crow
Director of Finance

Christine Deputy
Executive VP
CHRO Nordstrom, Inc.

Robert Genise

Michael Gibson
Former Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Ralph Graves
Director of Capital Projects
Port of Seattle

Michelle Griffin
Pacific Biotechnology Consulting Goup

Steve Grimmer
Senior VP of Account Management
Expeditors International

Lane Hoss
VP of Marketing/Beverage Director
Anthony's Restaurants

Katy Hunter
Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Carolyn Kelly
Former COO
Seattle Times

Dan Little
Formerly Chief Information Officer

Mark Mason
Chairman, President, & CEO
HomeStreet, Inc. & HomeStreet Bank

Stan W. McNaughton
President & CEO
Pemco Inc.

Denise M. Merle
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, & Investor Relations

Andrew J. Miller
SVP, Consumer Banking, Operations Market Manager
Greater Puget Sound
Bank of America

Bill Naber
Director of Purchasing

Nathan Nguyen
Managing and Regional Director
Consumer Bank and Wealth Management
JP Morgan Chase Bank

Megan Oullette
Managing Director, Government & Community Relations
Alaska Airlines

Eddie Pasatiempo
Chief Customer Officer
Serengeti Law

Mark Pinkowski
Site Response

Dino Rossi
Coast Equity Partners

John Rostas
Former COO

Randy Tinseth
VP, Marketing, BCAC
The Boeing Company

Van Vong
Senior VP
Marsh, Inc.

Joe Whinney
Theo Chocolate

Connie Wong
C. Wong Consulting

Albers Board

Members of the Dean's Executive Advisory Board enjoyed an outing in the fall of 2011.