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
Associate Director, National Accounts
Gilead Sciences

Melanie Canto
Vice President of Business Transformation
Starbucks

Rick Cantu
CEO, President, and Co-founder
Redapt

Jeff Cole
Vice President
Costco Wholesale

Bill Crow
Director of Finance
Amazon

Christine Deputy
Executive VP
CHRO Nordstrom, Inc.

Robert Genise
CEO
Aergen

Michael Gibson
Former Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Ralph Graves
Director of Capital Projects
Port of Seattle

Michelle Griffin
Principal
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

Matt Iseri
Founder and President
TokuSaku Consulting

Carolyn Kelly
Former COO
Seattle Times

Dan Little
Formerly Chief Information Officer
Nordstrom

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
Weyerhaeuser

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

Bill Naber
Director of Purchasing
PACCAR Inc.

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
Chief Customer Officer
Serengeti Law

Mark Pinkowski
President
Site Response

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

John Rindlaub
Senior Managing Director
East-West Bank

Dino Rossi
Principal
Coast Equity Partners

John Rostas
Former COO
BDA

Randy Tinseth
VP, Marketing, BCAC
The Boeing Company

Van Vong
Senior VP
Marsh, Inc.

Connie Wong
Principal
C. Wong Consulting

Albers Board

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