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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.


    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

    Christine P. Barth (MBA ’94)

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

    Sandhya Chhabra (EMBA ’17)
    Owner/Physician, Albemarle Endocrinology PLC

    Jerome E. Connolly Jr. (MBA ’88)
    Principal, J. Connolly Financial Consulting LLC

    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, Fonbnk Inc.

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

    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)
    President and CFO, Currie Medical

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

    Kendall Jennings (MBA ’12)
    Block Chain Growth & Strategy Lead, Accenture

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

    Taylor Meyer (MBA ’13) 
    Vice President, Goldman Sachs

    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 of Business Administration, Buffalo Bills

    Henry F. Skelsey Jr. (MBA ’15)
    Director, Monetization and Business Development, Connected Travel LLC

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

    Shaojian Zhang (MBA ’99)
    Operating Partner, Private Equity, CITIC Capital

  • 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.


    Michelle B. Horn (MBA ’95)
    Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Delta Airlines


    Indy Adenaw (MBA ’08)
    Managing Director, Kayak Hotels, KAYAK

    Danielle E. Amfahr
    Vice President, Strategy & Marketing Development, 3M Company

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

    Mazen G. Baroudi
    Partner, EY

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

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

    Adam Carter (MBA ’02) 
    VP - Strategic Initiatives - Consumer Segment, WestRock

    William S. Cohen (MBA ’07)
    Senior Vice President, Bank of America Private Bank

    Robert E. Collier (MBA ’10)
    Senior Vice President, Marketing and Technology, ChemTreat

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

    D. Lynnette Crowder (EMBA ’10)
    Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, U.S. Silica Company

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

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

    Joseph B. Folds (MBA ’91)
    President and CEO, OFD Foods

    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

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

    Harry A. Lawton III (MBA ’00)
    President, CEO, Tractor Supply Company

    Marguerite M. Longo (MBA ’08)
    Global Commercial Head, Future of Self Care, Johnson & Johnson

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

    Fernando Z. Mercé (MBA ’98) 
    CEO, Melissa & Doug LLC

    Diem H.D. Nguyen (MBA ’01)
    CEO, Xalud Therapeutics Inc.

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

    Daniel E. Polk
    Senior Vice President - Digital, Humana 

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

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

    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)
    Chief Commercial Officer, Veho

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

    Gerrud Wallaert (TEP ’18)
    Chief Operation Officer of RNG, Brightmark

    Meghan Welch (EMBA ’10)
    Chief People Officer, Plaid

    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.


    Nicole McKinney Lindsay (MBA ’99/JD ’00)
    SVP, People & Capability, Products & Technology, Mastercard 


    William S. Chichester III
    Director, Enterprise Campus Talent Acquisition, Target

    Paige T. Davis Jr. (MBA ’09)
    Vice President, T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.

    Jacqueline Grace (MBA ’10)
    Chief Executive Officer, Beam Living

    Ray R. Hernandez (MBA ’08)
    Director, Mobile Experience and Collaboration, Northrop Grumman

    Octavia G. Matthews (MBA ’89)
    Director of Strategic Partnerships, Facilities, Aramark Global Business Services

    Tiffani C. Moore (EMBA ’16)
    Manager, Federal Home Loan Banks Affordable Programs Branch, Federal Housing Finance Agency

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

    Caroline D. Schoenecker (MBA ’11)
    Senior Manager - Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte

    Rhonda M. Smith (MBA ’88)
    Interim Executive Director, California Black Health Network

    Cynthia K. Soledad (MBA ’02)
    Co-Lead, Global Diversity & Inclusion; Chief Marketing Officer and Consumer Practice, Egon Zehnder

    Deborah Thomas (MBA ’89)
    Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President, Somos Inc. 

    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. 


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

    Vice Chair

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

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

    Jennifer E. Chick (MBA '08)
    Global Head & SVP, Hilton Honors, Customer Engagement & Partnerships, 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)
    Managing Director, DAO Investments
    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)
    Group General Manager, Customer Success Director, Intuit
    United States

    Rajan J. Mehra (MBA ’93)
    Partner, March Capital 

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

    Nikhil Nath (MBA '00)
    Managing Director, NSQ Advisor

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

    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)
    CEO, PT Ringan Teknologi 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

    Alok Vaish (MBA ’97)
    President and CFO, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd. 

    Jing Vivatrat
    Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, Golden Gate Capital
    United States

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

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