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Leadership Advisory Boards

Darden's leadership advisory boards are comprised of more than 150 distinguished leaders who collectively serve as an innovative force in the advancement of the Darden School throughout the world.

  • Alumni Association Board of Directors

    Darden Alumni Association Board of Directors

    The mission of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is to improve the professional quality, reputation and leadership of the School and its alumni, and to develop, strengthen and utilize the bonds of interest, influence and affection existing between the School, its alumni, its faculty and the business community.


    Warren F. Estey (MBA ’98)
    Vice Chairman, Americas, Deutsche Bank


    Patrick A. O'Shea (MBA ’86)
    Chief Revenue Officer, ICmed LLC 

    Kristina M. Alimard (MBA ’03)
    Chief Operating Officer, UVA Investment Management Co.

    Yiorgos S. Allayannis
    Professor and Associate Dean for Global Executive MBA, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

    Keith F. Bachman (MBA ’89)
    Managing Director, Equity Research, Bank of Montreal

    Christine P. Barth (MBA ’94)

    Mary R. Buckle Searle (MBA ’86)
    Managing Director, Strategic Thought Partners

    Jerome E. Connolly Jr. (MBA ’88)
    Managing Director, Carolina Financial Securities

    Andrew G. Crowley (MBA ’11)
    Managing Director, Markel Corp.

    Richard P. Dahling (MBA ’87)
    Vice President, Fidelity Investments

    Christian Duffus (MBA ’00)
    Founder and CEO, Fonbank Inc.

    Michael J. Ganey (MBA ’78)
    Senior Advisor, GaneyNPD

    Ira H. Green Jr. (MBA ’90)
    Managing Director, Head of Energy Capital Markets, Simmons Energy (a division of Piper Jaffray)

    Owen D. Griffin Jr. (MBA ’99)
    Managing Partner and CFO, OSHAKits.com

    Evan A. Inra (EMBA ’08)
    HR Program Leader, Amazon Web Services

    Kendall Jennings (MBA ’12)
    Strategic Solutions Manager, U.S. Federal Services, Accenture

    Bruce D. Jolly (MBA ’67)
    Self Employed

    Harry N. Lewis (MBA ’57)
    Retired President, Lewis Insurance Agency Inc.

    Max Linden (Class of 2020)
    Darden Student Association President, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

    Kristina F. Mangelsdorf (MBA ’94) 
    Vice President, Head of Community Programs, Visa

    Douglas T. Moore (MBA ’80)
    CEO, Goedeker's

    Betsy M. Moszeter (EMBA ’11)
    Chief Operating Officer, Green Alpha Advisors 

    Richard J. Parsons (MBA ’80)

    Elvis Rodriguez (MBA ’10)
    Director, US REITs, Global Research, Bank of America Securities, Inc.

    Nancy C. Schretter (MBA ’79)
    President, The Beacon Group

    David A. Simon (MBA ’03)
    Founder and Managing Director, SRS Capital Advisors

    Jason Sinnarajah (MBA ’07)
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth, Ziff Davis

    Henry F. Skelsey Jr. (MBA ’15)

    David L. Tayman ( MBA/JD ’99)
    Managing Partner, Tayman Lane Chaverri LLP

    Shaojian Zhang (MBA ’99)
    Vice Chairman, Haier IEP Business

  • Corporate Advisory Board

    Darden 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.


    Richard C. Edmunds (MBA ’92)
    Principal, Strategy&, PwC

    Vice Chair

    Michelle B. Horn (MBA ’95)
    Chief People Officer & Senior Vice President, SoftBank Group

    Danielle E. Amfahr
    Director, Strategic Business Development, 3M Company

    Stuart C. Bachelder (MBA ’06)
    Vice President, DaVita Kidney Care

    J. Michael Balay (MBA ’89)
    Managing Director, Wiswell Advisors LLC

    Joseph P. Balog (MBA ’88)
    Principal, PwC

    Mazen G. Baroudi
    Partner, EY

    Kelly Becker (MBA ’08)
    Vice President, Power Solutions Division, Schneider Electric

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

    Kevin C. Clark (MBA ’01) 
    Senior Vice President, Ergobaby

    William S. Cohen (MBA ’07)
    Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust

    Robert E. Collier (MBA ’10)
    President, Danaher (McCrometer)

    Sean M. Corrigan (MBA ’05)
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, The Walt Disney Company

    D. Lynnette Crowder (EMBA ’10)
    Division Leader of Human Resources, WestRock

    Daniel A. Dougherty (MBA ’94)
    Managing Director, Barclays 

    Sarita T. Finnie (MBA ’01)
    Vice President, Shopper Marketing, Bayer Consumer Health

    Joseph B. Folds (MBA ’91)
    Vice President, Strategy, Business Development and Supply Chain, Global Biscuits and Snacks,
    The Campbell Soup Company 

    Theresa O. Frankiewicz (MBA ’87)
    Vice President, CC Industries Inc. and Crown Community Development

    Ivy L. Ghatan (MBA ’09)
    Senior Account Executive, LinkedIn   

    Sunil K. Ghatnekar (MBA ’92) 
    CFO, Prescient

    S. Caribou Honig (MBA/JD ’96)
    CEO, 3rd Act Ventures

    Marcien B. Jenckes (MBA ’98)
    President, Advertising, Comcast Cable

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

    Harry A. Lawton III (MBA ’00)
    President, Macy's 

    Jason P. Lund (MBA ’06)
    President, Fortive (Global Traffic Technologies & ANGI Energy Solutions)

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

    Fernando Z. Mercé (MBA ’98) 
    President and CEO, Nestle Waters North America

    L. Michael Meyer (MBA ’92) 
    General Partner, Middlegame Ventures

    Diem H.D. Nguyen (MBA ’01)
    Executive Vice President, Biopharma Partnerships, PPD LLC

    Ann H. S. Nicholson (MBA ’01)
    Vice President, Investor Relations, Corning 

    Abby A. Ruiz de Gamboa (MBA ’04)
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

    Joseph V. Schwan (EMBA ’13)
    Deputy General Counsel, Baxter International Inc. 

    Colin P. Smyth (MBA ’04)
    AVP Global Marketing Strategy, MetLife

    Thomas J. Steenburgh
    Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Residential MBA Program, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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

    Eric M. Swanson (MBA ’08)
    Category Leader, Video Games, Amazon.com

    Edward W. Valentine (MBA ’93)
    Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.

    Gerrud Wallaert (TEP ’18)
    Senior Vice President, Engineering US, E.ON

    Steven D. Williams (MBA ’06)
    Managing Director, Strategic Corporate Finance, Delta Air Lines Inc.

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

  • Dean's Diversity Advisory Council

    Dean's Diversity Advisory Council

    The mission of the Dean's Diversity Advisory Council is to create and sustain a world-class business school culture whereby all members take responsibility for and value an inclusive and diverse environment.


    Alex R. Picou (MBA ’89)
    Managing Director, JP Morgan Private Bank

    Vice Chair

    Nicole McKinney Lindsay (MBA ’99/JD ’00)
    Vice President, Strategy & Operations, Center for Inclusive Growth, MasterCard 

    Nicola J. Allen (MBA ’10)
    VP/GM, Danaher Corporation

    Tawana (Murphy) Burnett (MBA ’04) 
    Global Client Partner, Facebook 

    Paige T. Davis Jr. (MBA ’09)
    Vice President, M&T Bank

    Teresa A. Epperson (MBA ’95)
    Partner, A.T. Kearney

    Ray R. Hernandez (MBA ’08)
    Senior Director Product Management, Asurion

    Andrew (Drew) C. Holzwarth (EMBA ’09)
    President, Southern Region, Stanley Martin Companies

    Octavia G. Matthews (MBA ’89)
    General Manager, Aramark Uniforms

    Willard L. McCloud III (MBA ’04)
    Global Lead, Diversity & Inclusion, Pfizer

    Michael A. Peters (MBA ’09)
    Director of Talent, Cable, Comcast Corporation

    Reynaldo Roche (MBA ’07)
    Manager, Strategy & Business Performance, Delta Air Lines Inc.

    William B. Sanders (MBA ’06)

    Rhonda M. Smith (MBA ’88)
    Executive Director, Integrative Medicine for the Underserved

    Deborah Thomas (MBA ’89)
    Chief People Officer, Somos Inc.

    Jeffrey W. Toromoreno (MBA ’06)
    Vice President, Citigroup

    Daniele M. Wilson (MBA ’11)
    Head of Industry, Nonprofits, Google

  • Global Advisory Council 

    Darden Global Advisory Council

    The mission of the Darden School Dean’s Global Advisory Council is to help Darden deliver on the following goals: build a critical mass of leaders, executives and managers within established, growing and emerging economies; to strengthen Darden's influence on business and society worldwide; and to grow the recognition of the Darden brand in key regions of the world. 


    Rosemary B. King (MBA ’91)
    Managing Director, K&B Fund

    Vice Chair

    Naresh Kumra (MBA ’99) 
    Managing Director and CEO, JMATEK Limited
    Hong Kong

    Marcos P. Arruda (MBA ’02)
    Chief Financial Officer, Topico

    Jennifer E. Chick (MBA '08)
    Vice President, Marketing Execution & Operations, Hilton Worldwide
    United States

    Christine H. Davies (MBA ’09)
    Founder and CEO, Poligage
    United States

    David R. Frediani
    President, Ironshore Inc.
    United States

    Janeth Gomez Gualdron (GEMBA ’17)
    Senior Business Manager, Capital One Financial Management
    United States

    Wei Jin (MBA ’99)
    Vice President, International, Prudential Financial Inc.

    Shawn Liu (MBA ’05)
    Investment Director, Shanghai Cura Investment & Management Co. Ltd
    United States

    Richard K. Loh (MBA ’96)
    Co-founder and CEO, The Ploh Group Pte. Ltd.

    Todd R. Marin (MBA ’89)
    Blue Ox Ventures
    Hong Kong

    Lois M. McEntyre (MBA ’95)
    Director, Customer Experience, General Motors Corp.
    United States

    Rajan J. Mehra (MBA ’93)
    Co-Founder & Managing Director, Nirvana Venture Advisors

    Nikhil Nath (MBA '00)
    Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank

    Agustin Otero Monsegur (MBA ’06)
    Managing Partner, OM Invest

    Pascal Monteiro de Barros (MBA ’91)
    Head of Investor Relations & Business Development, Stirling Square Capital Partners
    United Kingdom

    Anton U. Periquet Jr. (MBA ’90)
    Chair of Pacific Main Holdings and the Campden Hill Group

    Hagen Radowski (MBA ’91)
    President and CEO, Porsche Consulting Inc.
    United States

    Yudhono Rawis (GEMBA '16)
    Partner, Head of M&A and Capital Advisor, KPMG Indonesia

    Mayra A. Rocha (GEMBA ’16)
    President, Project M Media
    United States

    Arpan R. Sheth (MBA ’96)
    Partner, Bain & Co. Inc.
    United States

    Nishal Sodha (GEMBA ’17)
    Managing Director, Global Hardware Limited

    Ichiro Suzuki (MBA ’84)
    Retired, Senior Portfolio Manager and Global Equity Strategist, Nomura Asset Management

    Joaquin Rodriguez Torres (MBA ’01)
    Managing Partner, Princeville Global
    Hong Kong

    Alok Vaish (MBA ’97)
    Chief Financial Officer, Yatra.com

    Jing Vivatrat
    Operating Executive, Golden Gate Capital
    United States

    Baocheng Yang (MBA ’04)
    Provost and CFO, Huanghe Science and Technology College

    Jeffrey J. Yao (MBA ’01)
    Managing Director, Profision Shipping Capital Management Ltd. 
    United Kingdom

    Hai Ye (MBA ’04)
    Partner, McKinsey & Co.