Corporate Advisory Board

  • The mission of Darden's Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) is to advise and support the School in developing deep and mutually beneficial relationships with global corporations, government partners, foundations and other appropriate organizations. The CAB collaborates with the dean, faculty, staff, students and other Darden boards and councils to fulfill the School's mission by driving and facilitating corporate engagement, providing counsel and feedback, and supporting and advocating for Darden.

    Members 2015-16

    Chair

    Richard M. Paschal (MBA ’89)
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Coach Inc.

    Vice Chair

    Michael Balay (MBA ’89)
    Head of Global Strategy, Cargill Inc.

    Helen Boudreau (MBA ’93)
    Chief Financial Officer, FORMA Therapeutics

    Mark Bower (MBA ’02)
    Partner, Bain & Company

    Ray Butler
    Vice President and General Manager, Kollmorgen

    Kevin Clark (MBA ’01) 
    Chief Marketing Officer for Woot.com, Amazon

    David Couture (MBA ’95)
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

    Martin J. Curran (MBA ’84) 
    Executive Vice President and Innovation Officer, Corning Incorporated 

    Murray Deal
    Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA Region, Eastman Chemical Company

    Paul H. Donovan (MBA ’95) 
    General Manager for WW OEM Operations, Microsoft Corporation 

    Richard Edmunds (MBA ’92)
    Senior Vice President, Strategy&

    Paul Farris 
    Professor, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

    Betsy J. Frost (MBA ’05) 
    Associate Marketing Director, General Mills 

    Sunil Ghatnekar (Darden ’92) 
    CFO of the Bottling Investments Group, Coca-Cola

    Kecia E. Howson (MBA ’99) 
    Director in the Leveraged Loan Syndicate Sales & Trading Group, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 

    John Bernard Jung (MBA ’84)
    Senior Managing Director, BB&T Capital Markets

    Harry Lawton (MBA ’00) 
    SVP of North America Marketplaces, eBay, Inc.

    Bonnie Matosich (MBA '92)
    Vice President of Brand Development, The Walt Disney Company

    Fernando Mercé (MBA ’98) 
    President, Latin American & Caribbean, Nestle Purina

    L. Michael Meyer (MBA ’92) 
    Managing Partner, Route 66 Ventures 

    H. Whit McGraw (MBA ’07)
    Managing Director and Americas Regional Market Leader, S&P Capital IQ 

    Daniel McKeon (MBA ’08)
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Marriott International Inc.

    Tony Milikin 
    Chief Procurement Officer, AB InBev 

    William J. O’Shea Jr. (MBA ’84) 
    Vice President-Controller, Campbell Soup Company

    Thomas Poole (MBA ’99)
    Managing Vice President for Mobile and Emerging Channels, Capital One

    Thomas W. Reedy Jr. (MBA ’91)
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Carmax Inc.

    James Schinella (MBA ’93) 
    Hearst

    Linda V. Schreiner 

    Colin Smyth (Darden ’04) 
    Marketing Director of the Wound Care Group, Johnson & Johnson

    Steve Sonnenberg (MBA ’79) 
    EVP, Emerson & President, Emerson

    Scott A. Stemberger (MBA ’04) 
    Partner and Managing Director, Dallas, The Boston Consulting Group  

    M. Reaves Wimbish (MBA ’97) 
    Senior Executive, US Retail Strategy Group, Accenture

    Gary Wolfe (Darden ’92) 
    Managing Director and Co-head of the Leveraged Finance Group, Wells Fargo Securities