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Dean's Advisory Council Listing

The activities of the College of Business and Economics are supported and monitored by the Dean's Advisory Council (DAC). This Council, a select group of successful alumni and friends of the college, was organized in 1990. A primary function of the DAC is to provide advice and support to the Dean in his efforts to attain the highest level of quality in undergraduate and graduate education. This distinguished body meets in plenary session twice a year, either in New York City or at Lehigh.

The chair of the Dean's Advisory Council is John Chrin '85, '86, '10P. Mr. Chrin is the Council's seventh chair following Brad Scheler '74, '05P, '08P, '09PG (2011-2012), Bob Brown '78 (2004-2011), Fred Fraenkel '71, '03P (2000-2004), Paul N. Leitner '76 (1996-2000), Frank Speigel '57 (1995-1996), and Joseph Welch '56 (1990-1994).

Council members have a business focus with broad representation from diverse organizations and working backgrounds. The current Dean's Advisory Council consists of a cross-section of Lehigh alumni and friends who are in various phases of their business careers.
James Bardinelli '93
Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Adage Capital Management, L.P.
Jeffrey Bosland '88
Managing Director Co-Head, Americas Sales and Marketing, J.P. Morgan Chase
James P. Boylan '89
President, Head of Investment Banking, Leerink Swann
Robert Brown '78
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
Tracy Byrnes '92
Anchor/Reporter, Fox Business Network (FBN)
John R. Chrin, '85, '86, '10P
Partner, Circle Wealth Management
Cynthia R. Cook '80
Chief Marketing Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions
William W. Crouse, III '64
Managing Director, Healthcare Ventures
Thomas M. DeLitto '75
Senior Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, Permal Group
Stewart A. Fisher '83
Managing Director, KRG Capital Partners
Donna Fletcher Brown '78, '91G, '15P
Wilder Professor of Finance, Bentley University
Fred S. Fraenkel '71, '03P
President, Fairholme Capital Management
Donald M. Gruhn '49
New York Stock Exchange (ret.)
Mark W. Jaindl '82, '11P
Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, American Bank, Inc.
Brian Johnston '88
Principal and U.S. Banking and Securities Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
James Kelly '90
Associate Director of US Research, Investment Banking Division, Credit Suisse
Robert T. Lapidus '13P
President and Chief Investment Officer, L&L Holding Company, LLC
Paul N. Leitner '76
Principal & co-founder, The Leitner Thomas Group
Deirdre McGraw '92
Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Community Relations, Ameriprise Financial
Norman J. Merksamer '52, '84P
New York Stock Exchange (ret.)
Glenn A. Oratz '89
Managing Director, UBS
Philip R. Peller '60
Andersen Worldwide SC (ret.)
Eddie Ramos '89
Senior Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager of International Equities, Cornerstone Capital Management
Alicia Rankin '91
Market Researcher, National Football League
Brad Eric Scheler '74, '05P, '08P, '09PG
Senior Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Michael Schlesinger '80
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Christopher Scott '94
Investment Management Executive, Ally Bank
Sidney J. Silver '57, '81P, '93P, '15GP
Founding Partner, Silver, Freedman & Taff
Andrew G. Stock '85, '12P, '15P, '17P
Managing Director and Founding Member, Macquarie Capital USA
Brenda Gruver Tarulli '78, '10P, '15P
Income Tax Director, Ingersoll Rand Company (ret.)
Ralph Albert Thomas ’76, ’77G
CEO & Executive Director, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
Frank E. "Ted" Walsh III '88
Founding Partner, WR Capital Partners, LLC
Jennifer Wayman '91
Executive Vice President and Group Director of Social Marketing Practice, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Clifford White '82
Partner, SWaN Investors
Glenn Yarnis '80
Private Investor

Lee A. Iacocca '45
Former CEO and Chairman of the Board, Chrysler Corporation
Eugene Mercy, Jr. '59
Madison Twenty-Four Associates, LLC
Joseph R. Perella '64
Founding Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners LP
Developing Leaders for Global Impact

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