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

Michelle Bice
Director of National Accounts

Melanie Canto
Vice President of Business Transformation

Rick Cantu
CEO and Co-founder

Jeff Cole
Senior Vice President
Costco Wholesale

Bill Crow
Director of Finance

Terren Drake
General Sales Manager
Peterbuilt Trucks

Robert Genise

Michael Gibson
Former Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Julie Goldthwait
Senior Vice President, Emerging Marketing

Michelle Griffin
Pacific Biotechnology Consulting Goup

Steve Grimmer
Senior VP of Account Management
Expeditors International

Tracie Hinson
Senior Vice President, Finance
Nordstrom, Inc. 

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

Katy Hunter
Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Matt Iseri
Founder and President
TokuSaku Consulting

Carolyn Kelly
Former COO
Seattle Times

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

Stan W. McNaughton
President & CEO 
Pemco Inc.

Denise M. Merle
Senior Vice President, Chief Administration Officer

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

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

Megan Ouellette
Managing Director, Government & Community Relations
Alaska Airlines

Eddie Pasatiempo
Managing Director

Leslie Rice
Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer
Wells Fargo Bank

Dino Rossi
Coast Equity Partners

John Rostas
Former COO

Van Vong
Managing Director
Marsh, Inc.

Hannah Wong
CFO, Information Technology and Data Analytics
The Boeing Company


Albers Board

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