Executive Advisory Council

The Executive Advisory Council at the Donald R. Tapia School of Business assists the Dean and his leadership team in strategic planning, refinement of short and long-range goals, strengthening business community outreach and service, and sharing business expertise. The Council's members serve as an advisory body on many aspects of the school, its mission and its programs.

We welcome these distinguished members of our inaugural advisory council:

Chad A. Barba

Partner, Audit

Jeff Caponigro

President and CEO
Caponigro Public Relations, Inc.

Brian Crowe '96

Analytic Partners, Inc.

Tony DiBenedetto

Chairman and CEO

Daniel J. Doyle

Chief Human Resources Officer
Beall’s, Inc.

Danny Hunley '92

Vice President, Operations
Newport News Shipbuilding

Richard A. Jacobson, Esq.

International Tax Practice Leader
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC │ Fowler White Boggs

Brad A. Little '98

Regional Vice President, Sales
Direct General Insurance

Todd Morris

President, Catalina U.S.

Russell "Rusty" Murdaugh '88

Vice President, Avnet, Inc. and
Group Financial Officer, Avnet Technology Solutions

J. Patrick Redmond, Jr.

President and CEO

Amy Rettig

SVP, Public Policy

Scott Tillesen

VP, Credit and Customer Care - The Americas
Tech Data Corporation

John M. Townsend

Vice President
T. Rowe Price Services, Inc.

Barrie L. VanDevender '80

Vice-President, Sales & Marketing
Axus Technology

Kenneth J. Young

Ovations Food Services LP