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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

Rachel Brown
Sales Consultant, Fan Relationship Management
Western Michigan University

Sam Crawford
Senior Sales Associate
BSN Sports

Nathalia Ferreira
Strategic Business Consultant/Major Accounts
ADP (Westerville, OH)

Dr. Scott Fleming
Associate Professor Accounting
West Virginia University

Adam Kopp PHR, CP
Lead Associate, Human Resource Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton

Jeremiah Kuhn
Financial Advisor
Hall Financial Advisors (Parkersburg/Marietta

Nick Manson
VP and Branch Manager
Charles Schwab

Dr. Zach McGurk
Assistant Professor of Economics
Canisius College

Chas Miller
Antero Resources Corporation

Rocky Peck
General Sales Manager
Heckert International Sales
Marietta College

Dr. Robert Russ
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Accounting and Business Law
Northern Kentucky University

Toka Akiyama
Account Executive
Google Customer Solutions