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The Georgia Tech Advisory Board (GTAB) is composed of some sixty regional, national, and international members with diverse leadership roles in business, government, and academia.

Members are elected for a three-year term, and a limited number may be invited to serve a second consecutive term.

GTAB meets twice a year, once during a fall football weekend and once in the spring.

Georgia Tech Advisory Board Member List


Updated February 2022

Behrooz L. Abdi, EE 1985
CEO and President
InvenSense Inc.
San Jose, California

Jack E. Addams, IM 1970
Hilltop Securities
Jupiter, Florida

Carlos Amesquita, IMGT 1985
Cincinnati, Ohio

Salil Arora, CMPE 2003
McKinsey & Company Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Decie Autin, ChE 1980
VP, Project Management
ExxonMobil Corporation
Houston, Texas

Kabir A. Barday, CS 2009
Founder, President, and CEO
One Trust LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Roberta “Robin” A. Bienfait, M.S. MOT 2001
Valor Ventures
Atlanta, Georgia

M. Brian Blake, EE 1994
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Roger E. Blythe Jr., MSCI 1978
Retired VP, Financial Services
Atlanta, Georgia

Alexia B. Borden, IE 2001
Senior VP and General Counsel
Alabama Power Company
Birmingham, Alabama

Eric K. Brandt
Corona Del Mar, California

Philip M. Breedlove, CE 1977
General, U.S. Air Force, Retired
Professor of the Practice
Georgia Institute of Technology
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Sarah Beth Brown
Global Customer Director
The Coca-Cola Company
Atlanta, Georgia

William “Bill” R. Calhoun Jr., CE 1981
Vice Chairman and Executive VP
Clark Construction Group LLC
Bethesda, Maryland

Linda G. Cash, IE 1984
VP, Global Quality
Ford World Headquarters
Dearborn, Michigan

Stanley “Stan” L. H. Chia, IE 2005
Vivid Seats
Chicago, Illinois

Anne Chow
AT&T Business
Dallas, Texas

Theodore “Ted” Colbert III, IE 1996
Executive VP, The Boeing Company
CEO, Boeing Global Services
Arlington, Virginia

Stanley W. Connally Jr., ME 1993
Executive VP, Operations
Southern Company
Birmingham. Alabama

Steven C. Conner
President and CEO
Siemens Energy
Orlando, Florida

Tye Darland
Senior VP and General Counsel
Georgia Pacific
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert L. Dixon Jr., EE 1977
Retired Senior VP
PepsiCo, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

David W. Dorman, IMGT 1975
Founding Partner
Centerview Capital Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

Luis Fernando Restrepo Echavarria, IMGT 1979
Crystal Group
Medellin, Columbia

Thomas J. Foreman
CNN Turner Broadcasting
Bethesda, Maryland

Anthony “Tony” G. Frese, AE 1983, M.S. AE 1989
VP, Business Development, Air Mobility, and Maritime Missions
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Marietta, Georgia

Lance M. Fritz, Parent
Chairman, President, and CEO
Union Pacific Corporation
Omaha, Nebraska

William W. George, IE 1964, HON Ph.D. 2008
Medtronic Corporation
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jeffery V. Giglio, EE 1977
Inglett & Stubbs
Fayetteville, Georgia

Jaime Gilinski, IE 1978
Indian Creek Village, Florida

Stuart E. Gould, MGT 1991
Managing Director, Electronic Trading Group
New York, New York

Maxine Y. Graham, EE 1991
Chief IP Counsel
American Express Company
New York, New York

Parmeet S. Grover, M.S. METE 1993, Ph.D. METE 1996
Senior Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group
Atlanta, Georgia

Sarah W. Hallac
Senior Advisor
Scarsdale, New York

Dana P. Hudson, ChE 1995
VP, Department Merchandising
The Home Depot
Atlanta, Georgia

Manuel F. Jimenez, ICS 1981
La Nacion, S.A.
San Jose, Costa Rica

Elaine H. Johns, IE 1985
President and CEO
EnerVision Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Ronald L. Johnson, OR 1985
Major General, U.S. Army, Retired
Professor of the Practice
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

Jack G. Jones Jr., IM 1967
Wyatt Tarrant & Combs
Lexington, Kentucky

Yousef Khalidi, M.S. ICS 1985, Ph.D. ICS 1989
Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, Washington

Kenneth D. Knight, EE 1983
Chief Operating Officer
San Francisco, California

Mojgan M. Lefebvre, ICS 1990
Executive VP and Chief Information Officer
The Travelers Insurance Group Inc.
Belmont, Massachusetts

Hank P. Linginfelter, IM 1983
Retired, Executive VP, Distribution    Operation
Southern Company
Atlanta, Georgia

Michelle D. Mason, ChE 1985
Senior Market Developer
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Spring, Texas

Charles H. “Pete” McTier
Retired President
The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation
Atlanta, Georgia

Joseph C. Mello, HS 1980
First Light Advisors LLC.
Denver, Colorado

Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., CHEM 1983
President and Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Katrina Montinola, ICS 1988
Portola Valley, California

Blake D. Moret, ME 1985
Chairman and CEO
Rockwell Automation
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ronald S. Nersesian
President and CEO
Keysight Technologies
Santa Rosa, California

Roger M. Nielsen
President and Chief Executive
Daimler Trucks North America
Fort Mill, South Carolina

Sue E. Payne, PHYS 1975
Retired COO
National Math & Science Initiative
Houston, Texas

Jose D. Perez-Muniz, CE 1971
Caribe Tecno Inc.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Kelly Sepcic Pfeil, M.S. CHEM 1992, Ph.D. CHEM 2003
President and Founder
Arrowlnno LLC
Plano, Texas

Matthew R. Price, IMGT 1978
PeopleFirst Staffing
Sarasota, Florida

John D. Ratliff, IE 1981
Raleigh, NC

Gary M. Reedy
Retired CEO
American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia

Roberto R. Roy, ME 1969, M.S. IE 1971
Ingenieria R-M, S.A. Panama
Minister for Canal Affairs and Chairman of the Board, Panama Canal

Norberto Sanchez, ME 1981
Chairman and CEO
Norsan Group Inc.
Tucker, Georgia

Vivek Sankaran, M.S. IE 1988
President and CEO
Albertsons Companies LLC
Boise, Idaho

James H. Scholefield, MGT 1988
Chief Information and Digital Officer
Marriott International Inc.
Bethesda, Maryland

Nashlie H. Sephus, M.S. ECE 2010, Ph.D. ECE 2014
Applied Science Manager Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Teresa H. Shea, EE 1981
VP, Cyber Offense and Defense Experts
Raytheon Technologies
Arlington, Virginia

Kamau “Kofi” K. Smith, IE 1999, MBA 2009
Keystone Management LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Yancey L. Spruill, EE 1989
Niwot, Colorado

Federico M. Stubbe, CE 1970
Dorado, Puerto Rico

Melinda L. Tourangeau, EE 1988
Warrior Support Solutions LLC
Milford, New Hampshire

Anne M. Walker, IE 2002
Vice President of Merchandise Operations
Walmart Stores Inc.
Bentonville, Arkansas

Alan Warren, PHYS 1978
Retired CTO and Senior VP of Engineering
Oscar Health
New York, New York

Roxanne D. Westendorf, ChE 1981
Board of Directors
Brewers Association
Cincinnati, Ohio

James A. Winnefeld Jr., AE 1978
Admiral, U.S. Navy, Retired
Professor of the Practice
Georgia Institute of Technology
McLean, Virginia