Honorary Advisory Council

The Honorary Advisory Council (HAC) was established to guide the Department of Business & Economics (B&E) in matters related to curriculum, internships, and related issues. Members have diverse experience in academe, government, and industry positions.

Objectives of the Honorary Advisory Council

  • Provides a means for the B&E faculty to learn about the skills expected of B&E graduates that are either hired into the private or public sectors or are recruited by graduate programs to continue their education.
  • Offers guidance and advice to develop and continually improve a curriculum that allows students to succeed in a dynamic business and academic environment after graduation.
  • Provides or assists the Department in obtaining necessary financial or intellectual resources.
  • Serves as a resource for B&E students seeking internships or permanent positions.

Current Members

Ben Allen '00
Founding Partner
THINK Conservatory
New York, NY
Lindsey Monek '08
Tax Senior
Columbus, OH
Julie Wilkes '98
HR Rep/Wellness Lead/Consultant
Columbus, OH
Jeremiah Kuhn '08
Financial Advisor
Hall Financial Advisors, LLC
Vienna, WV
Andrea Nay '99
Andrea Nay Creative
Tipp City, OH
Mehgan Staley '99
Senior Portfolio Analyst
Jay Foraker '01
Assistant Vice President, Investor Services Risk Management
Brown Brothers Harriman
Boston, MA
Rosemary Rossiter
Professor and Chair
Department of Economics
Ohio University
Athens, OH
Jay Young
Dean, Business School
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
Debra Daniell
Director Compilation and Analysis Division
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Parkersburg, WV
Marlena Akhbari
Professor and Chair
Department of Finance
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
Debra Smith '06
Artex Oil
Marietta, OH
Brenda Kornmiller
Dean of Business
Washington State Community College
Marietta, OH

Last updated: 12-May-2014, B&E Department webmaster