Advisory Councils

The Dyson School receives support and advice from three advisory councils, whose members provide support, advice, and counsel to the faculty, students, and staff on issues central to the School’s strategic mission. These successful professionals are our alumni, friends, and employers.

Undergraduate Program Advisory Council

Kwesi Nyarko Acquay `14, Senior Associate, Tech Investment Banking, JP Morgan
Kristina Anderson `03, Strategic Partner Manager, Google
Alex Baez-Sacasa `79, Managing Partner, Neon Liberty
Kate Bankert `05, Co-Founder, Sprintado
Gerald Beechum `96, Managing Partner, White Cornus Lane Investments
Kathleen Carroll `85, MBA `86, CEO, The Branding Clinic
Cliff Christophe `02, Council to Board of Education, Mt Vernon School District
Evan Clark `87, Executive Recruiter, Henkel Search Partners
Patricia Coronado `90, Partner, Mountain Lake Investment  Management
David Cynn `91, Partner, Killearn Capital
Jennifer Davis `99, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs
Reggie Fils-Aime `83, President & CEO, Nintendo America
Drew Fraser `89, President & CEO, Method Home
Brian Friedman `95, CFO, New York Jets
Jonathan Friesel `96, Managing Partner, Twin Point Capital
Mark Gabrellian P`15, P`17, Owner, Gabrellian Associates
Cathy Gaffney `89, Vice President, Wegmans Food Markets
Steven Gargano `98, Head of Operations, Lux Fund Technology & Solutions, Inc.
Felicia Grumet `91, Managing Director, Bank of America
Meghan Hauser `92, Dairy Farmer, Co-Owner, Table Rock Farm Incorporated
Kevin Hite `98, Director, Hedge Fund Investments, Willett Advisors, LLC
John Hock `90, CIO & Founder, Altrinsic Global Advisors, LLC
Jackie Holliday `07, Vice President of Marketing, Roush
Dan Hooker `93, Former, Senior Vice President,
Rob Incorvaia `81, Senior Managing Director, York Capital Management
Linda Kao `85, Executive Director, Rockdale Capital
Pam Kelleher `95, Partner, Ernst & Young
Stephano Kim `98, Executive Vice President, Turner Broadcasting
Mike Kreher `00, Partner, Kreher Family Farms
David Lesser `87, MBA `88, President, Hudson Bay Partners
Andy Lytwynec `06, Strategy Director, Constellations Brands
Lee Maschler `97, Founder, Castle Financial
Julie McPeek `83, Partner, Provisor Marketing
Rohit Mehrotra `95, Broker-Dealer Agent, JP Morgan Securities, LLC
Charlie Mills `83, MBA `84, Chief Executive Officer, Medline Industries
Dwane Morgan `02, Director, Global Consumer Insights, Under Armour
David Mullarkey `88, Chief Executive Officer, Omnione, Inc.
Roger Murray `81, Executive Vice President, Farm Credit
Kate Nadolny `06, Vice President, Business Strategy & Innovation, PVH
Brian Nicholson `94, President, Red Jacket Orchards, Inc.
Penny Novick `94, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Idowo Odedosu `05, Assistant Director, Financial Capability & Entrepreneurship, NYC Housing Authority
Meredith Rerisi `96, Managing Director, Abbott Capital Management, LLC
Brent Roggie `87, General Manager/COO/Treasurer, National Grape Cooperative
Sarah Rombom `04, Managing Director, Head of Aladdin Product Mgmt., BlackRock
Elise Rosenberg `93, Director, Capital Solutions Group at Barclays
Dan Schwartz `01, Chief Executive Officer, Restaurant Brands International, Inc.
Holly Sheffield `92, Executive Vice President & CSO, The Cooper Companies
Ed Tam  `91, MBA `95, Managing Director, HPS Investment Partners, LLC
Andrew Weisenfeld `89, Senior Managing Director, MTS Partners
Adam Wolf `97, Vice President, Bill Wolf Petroleum Corporation
John Wu `92, CEO Digital Assets Group, SharesPost

Agribusiness Advisory Council

Meghan De Golyer Hauser, ‘92 CALS, Co-Owner, Table Rock Farm
Michael Kreher, ’00, Director of Strategic Business Development, Kreher’s Farm Fresh Eggs
Thomas Shephard, ’85 CALS, President, AgriMax Financial Services
Maire Ullrich, ’92 CALS, Agricultural Program Leader, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
Roger Murray, ’81, Executive Vice President, Farm Credit East
Barry Putnam, Dairy Sale Leader, Cargill Feed and Nutrition
Brian Nicholson, ’94, President & CEO, Red Jacket
Brent Roggie, ’87, General Manager and COO, National Grape Cooperative
John J. Bellardini, Vice President and Treasurer, Chobani
James Smith, ’85 CALS, ’90 DVM, Owner, Galway Veterinary Hospital
John Mueller, ’86, Owner and General Manager, Willow Bend Farms
Dale-Ila Riggs, Owner/Operator, The Berry Patch
M. Kelly Young, Deputy Director of Public Policy, New York Farm Bureau

NY FarmNet Board of Directors

Barry Berghaus, Director of Clinical Services, United Helpers Care
Sheldon Brown, Consultant, NY FarmNet
John Fessenden, Senior Loan Officer, Farm Credit East
Wayne Knoblauch, Professor and FarmNet Faculty Director
Charles Kyle, Owner, Kyle Farms
Erica Leubner, Personal Consultant, NY FarmNet
Christy A. Marshall, Farm Loan Chief, USDA-Farm Service Agency
John Mitchell, Northeast Ag & Feed Alliance
George Mueller, Senior Partner, Willow Bend Farm
Mollie Pulver, Vice President, NBT Bank
Tom Shephard, DFA (Dairy Farmers of America)
John Sorbello, District 3 Director, New York Farm Bureau
Tim Sweeney, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Nancy Weber, President, Oswego County Farm Bureau
Rick Zimmerman, Executive Director, Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance