College Advisory Boards
Thank you, Industrial Advisory Board and Early Career Advisory Board members! These industry leaders draw on valuable engineering, business and academic experiences in their service to the college. Their insight helps College of Engineering administrators set priorities that advance college excellence in research and education and strengthen connections with alumni and industry.
Ex-officio: Ian M. Robertson—Dean, College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
Industrial Advisory Board
Cynthia Bachmann (IAB chair)—Vice President, Engineering, Kohler Kitchen & Bath
William C. Beckman
Thomas J. Boldt, CEO, Boldt Construction
Vincent S. Chan—Director, Theory & Computational Science Energy Group, General Atomics
Kim Christopher—Vice President, Vision Strategic Solutions, UnitedHealthCare
Donna J. Fairbanks—Chief Technology Officer, GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies
R. Fenton-May, Chairman and CEO, CarrierWeb/e*freightvac LLC
David C. Franchino—President and Principal, Design Concepts
Thomas F. Gunkel—CEO and President, Mortenson Construction
Brian Haas—Vice President, Global Customer Operations, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, KLA-Tencor Corp.
Michael J. Harsh—Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare
Mark A. Henning—General Manager, Dow Microbial Control, The Dow Chemical Company
Jay V. Ihlenfeld—Senior Vice President (retired), Asia Pacific, 3M; Director, Celanese Corp.
Jane Mandula—Co-owner and Vice President (retired), Gen/Tran Corp.
James R. Meister—Vice President, Operations Support, Exelon Nuclear
William J. Moore—President, PacMoore
Susan B. Ortenstone—Senior VP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Center Point Energy
James E. Rekoske—Vice President and GM, Renewable Energy and Chemicals, Honeywell’s UOP
Michael Running—Vice President, Global Operations, Plexus Engineering Solutions
Tom Still—President, Wisconsin Technology Council
James H. Thompson—Senior Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm Inc.