Young Alumni Board Members

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Kimberly Alt '07

Position: Vice President, Operations
GenoaBank
Perrysburg, OH

Currently:

Vice President, Operations
GenoaBank

Previous:

  • Project Operations Manager, GenoaBank
  • Senior Staff Accountant, GenoaBank
  • Senior Accountant, GenoaBank

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance [2007] Bowling Green State University

Certifications:
Certified Public Accountant, 2010

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James Raymond Bailey '14

Position: Global Employee Benefits Advisor
Brown & Brown
Perrysburg, Ohio

Currently:
Global Employee Benefits Advisor
Brown & Brown
Perrysburg, Ohio

Previous:

  • Buy Side Investment Analyst, BGSU: Bowling Green, Ohio  August 2014 – December 2014
  • Project Manager, Office of Campus Activities, BGSU: Bowling Green, Ohio  May 2014 – August 2014
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Management, BGSU: Bowling Green, Ohio  January 2014 – May 2014
  • Senior Account Executive, Countrywide Publications: London, United Kingdom  August 2011 – October 2012
  • Human Resource Administrator, Schaeffler Group: Sheffield, United Kingdom  July 2009 – September 2010

Education:

  •  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) August 2013 – December 2014
    Bowling Green State University (BGSU): Bowling Green, Ohio
  •  Business Administration with Operations Management (BA) October 2007 – July 2011
    Nottingham Business School: Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Irshad Bannister '06

Position: Investment Advisor Representative
Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.
Toledo, OH

Currently:

Senior Associate, Managed Wealth Financial
Branch Office Supervisor & Investment Advisor Representative, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

Managed Wealth Financial is a financial services marketing company that is associated with World Financial Group, Inc. Affiliates of WFG offer a broad array of financial products and services as well as insurance products.

With the goal of starting his own business, Irshad partnered with Managed Wealth Financial after receiving his degrees. Irshad loves the platform that Managed Wealth Financial provides him to offer individuals and families the financial solutions they’ve been looking for.

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration [2006] University of Findlay
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, sport management [2005] Bowling Green State University
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Trevor Bischoff ‘14

Position: Senior Consultant
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Cleveland, OH

Currently:

Consultant, Deloitte & Touche
Trevor primarily works with large banks and insurance companies regarding regulatory and compliance. Specializing in business analytics and intelligence, Trevor helps financial firms navigate the ever evolving climate of regulation of capital and risk within the U.S. and around the world. Trevor currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance, Accounting, Business Analytics and Intelligence, and Applied Economics [2014] Bowling Green State University

Honors:

  • 2014 Karl Vogt Award Winner, top graduating senior for College of Business
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Michael V. Brackman Jr. ‘07

Position: Owner
Spirit Splash LLC/SmoothTees.com
Cleveland, OH

Currently:

International Associate Product Manager II, Vitamix Corporation and
President & Founder, Spirit Splash LLC, Cleveland, Ohio

Michael is responsible for the development and launch of new products in the Asia Pacific, Central America, South America, and North America (Canada) regions of the world at Vitamix. He works with distributors and retailers, and assists in the development of a global strategy. He is very excited to play a part in establishing Vitamix as a global leader in blending equipment.

Michael founded Spirit Splash LLC in 2010 when his employer downsized due to the economic pressures of the time. His startup has experienced recent steady growth while operating the business in his free time. Much of this growth is attributed to the apparel and promotional products business; a segment he started servicing in 2012.  Michael plans to grow his business by utilizing an improved website that will streamline the customer order & artwork creation processes.

Previous Positions:

  • Associate Product Manager, TTI Floor Care (Hoover)
  • Account Representative, Grimco Incorporated
  • Account Representative, Crown Equipment Corporation

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing [2007] Bowling Green State University
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Jackie Brough ‘06, ’07

Position: Group Controller
The Andersons, Inc.
Maumee, OH

Currently:

Financial Reporting & Compliance Manager at The Andersons, Inc.

Previous Positions:

  • Senior Accountant, Owens Corning
  • Audit In-Charge, Plante Moran

Education:

  • Master of Accountancy, 2007, Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, 2006, Bowling Green State University

Certifications:

Certified Public Accountant

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John Coughlin '08

Position: Manager of Business Development
Gilbane Building Co.
Cleveland, OH

Currently:

Manager, Business Development, Gilbane Building Company

Previous:

  • Operations, Gilbane Building Company

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management, and Construction Management [2008] Bowling Green State University

Certifications:

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP)

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Adam Davenport ’05

Position: President/Chairman
Gorillas & Gazelles
Perrysburg, OH

Currently:

President, Gorillas & Gazelles LLC
Chairman, Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence (EBE) Hall of Fame

Adam has been involved in Gorillas & Gazelles LLC in many aspects, from business development, consulting and now president. He has worked with very large corporations to small entrepreneurial companies around the nation and has familiarity with the assessment industry. Gorillas & Gazelles LLC has clients all over the nation and in China in many different industries from engineering, sales, steel, automotive, financial advisory and many others.

Gorillas & Gazelles LLC is also the founding sponsor of the Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is a recognition program for entrepreneurial, business owners and businesses in the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan region to make sure that great and thriving companies are getting the recognition, honor and press that they deserve.

Previous Positions:

  • President of SĀF Solutions LLC

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing [2005] Bowling Green State University
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Richard Clayton Davis ’06

Position: Senior Vice President
Jones, Lang, LaSalle Americas
Columbus, OH

Currently:

Vice President, JLL

Previous Positions:

  • Vice President, Office Services Group; Continental Realty/Cushman & Wakefield Alliance
  • Crew Chief, Ohio Air National Guard
  • Account Manager for SunSource.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration [2008] Bowling Green State University
  • Associate Degree in Applied Sciences, Community College of the Air Force
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Lauren Diehl ’16

Position: Purchasing Analyst
Toyota Motor North America
Saline, MI

Currently: 
I currently work as a Purchasing Analyst at Toyota Motor North America. I am responsible for direct procurement while monitoring performance indicators and mitigating supply chain risk.

Education:
I graduated in 2016 from Bowling Green with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and International Business with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

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Margaret Dorian '16, '17

Position: Audit Senior Assistant
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Williamsville, NY

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Landon Drewes '16

Position: Intermediate Tax & Financial Reporting Analyst
Owens-Illinois
Toledo, Ohio

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Michael Hausfeld '10

Position: Senior Category Manager
Net Jets
New Albany, Ohio

Currently:

Sub Contract Manager, Siemens Energy Inc.

Previous Positions:

  • Global Buyer, Rolls Royce Energy (now Siemens)
  • Material Resource Planning Controller, Rolls Royce Energy

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management [2010] Bowling Green State University.
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Julia Hoffman Houghton '16

Position: Corporate Meeting Specialist
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus, Ohio

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Jamie Hoke ’10, Chair

Position: Manager, Strategic Sourcing - Branded Pharmaceuticals
Cardinal Health
Dublin, Ohio

Currently:

Global Sourcing Manager, Consumer Health - Cardinal Health
Jamie is responsible for negotiating and managing distribution agreements with Consumer Health Manufacturers.

Previous Positions:

  • Strategic Supply Management Specialist - John Deere
  • Operational Supply Management Specialist - John Deere
  • Cost Management Analyst - John Deere

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management [2010] Bowling Green State University

Honors:

  • Speaker at ISM's 97th Annual International Supply Management Conference
  • R. Gene Richter Scholarship, a national supply chain management scholarship
  • Karl A. Vogt Award - Outstanding Senior in the College of Business, BGSU
  • Young Alumni Board committee she serves on
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Madison Huff ’14

Position: Talent Management Specialist
The Andersons
Maumee, Ohio

Currently:

Change Management Representative
The Andersons

Previous Position:

  • Management Recruiter, HCR ManorCare
  • Technical Recruiter, ITS Technologies

Education

  • MBA, Focus on Organizational Leadership & Human Resources Management [2017] University of Findlay
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Management and Applied Economics [2014] Bowling Green State University

Honors:

  • BGSU Presidential Honors & University Honors Program
  • Phi Eta Sigma, National Honor Society
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Daniel Jacoby ‘09, ’11

Position: Audit Manager
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Cleveland, OH

Currently:

Audit Senior Assistant, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Daniel’s focus is on manufacturing clients.

Previous Positions:

Financial Consultant at Bowling Green State University

Education:

  • Master of Accountancy [2011] Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, [2009] Cum Laude Bowling Green State University

Certification:

Certified Public Accountant

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Julie Kessler ‘18

Position: Supply Chain Leadership Program
Owens Corning
Toledo, Ohio

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Colin King '15

Position: Operations Leader
Textron Specialized Vehicles
Atlanta, GA

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Christopher Lorenzen ’12

Position: Director of Supply Chain Improvement
FCX Performance
Columbus, Ohio

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Matt Maurer '06

Position: Senior Vice President
WasteZero
Chicago, IL

Currently:

Senior Vice President
WasteZero

Previous Positions:

  • Director, New Product Development & Growth Strategies, Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Senior Trade Marketing Manager – Hefty Waste & Food Bag Business Unit, Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Division Sales Manager, Reynolds Consumer Products
  • District Sales Manager, Pactiv
  • Account Manager, SC Johnson
  • Senior Business Analyst, SC Johnson

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Sales & Marketing (2006) Bowling Green State University
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Lauren McKee '10

Position: AVP of Accounting
Welltower

Currently:
AVP of Accounting at Welltower

Education:

  • Masters of Accountancy [2011] Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance [2010] Bowling Green State University
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Hayley Milne '13

Position: Marketing Manager
Kenda Tires
Columbus, OH

Currently:

Account Manager, Cement Marketing

Support the account and client services team in selling, building, and managing digital solutions.

Previously:

  • Account Coordinator, Hanson Inc
  • Sales Consultant, Owens Corning (Commercial Interiors Systems/Acoustic Panels)

Performed data analysis to identify root causes for quotes that were won or lost, and reported key findings/recommendations for improving conversion rates.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Specialization in Marketing, Honors, Cum Laude, 2013, Bowling Green State University

Other Activities:

While attending BGSU, Hayley was active in: The Honors Program and the American Marketing Association

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Brett Mohler ’14

Position: Associate Financial Consultant
Charles Schwab
Columbus, Ohio


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Jennifer Mosholder '17

Position: Sales Service Associate
Otis Elevator
Columbus, Ohio

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Kelsey Music '15

Position: Human Resources Manager
HW&Co
Cleveland, OH

Current role: 
Currently I am an HR Generalist for HW&Co.| CPAs & Advisors in Cleveland, Ohio. In my role I am responsible for recruiting, orientation and on-boarding, employee relations, compliance, social media, and website content. 

Education: 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing & Management [2015], Bowling Green State University

Boards: 
BGSU College of Business Young Alumni Board
BGSU Young Alumni Council

Honors: 
Karl E Vogt Outstanding Senior Finalist 2015
Marketing Department Senior of the Year 2015

Organizations: 
Society of Human Resource Management
College Now MentorinCLE
Delta Sigma Pi

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David Neely '14, '15

Position: Senior Partnership Accountant
Welltower Inc.
Toledo, Ohio

Currently:

Senior Partnership Accountant
Welltower Inc.

David is responsible for maintaining the relationship between Welltower and several joint venture partners. His role is also to consolidate the JV activity with Welltower for reporting purposes. The joint ventures are focused on senior housing operations in the US and Canada.

Education:

  • 2014 Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting, Bowling Green State University
  • 2015 Master of Accountancy, Bowling Green State University
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Collin Newton ’18

Position: MSE Account Executive
Gartner, Inc.
Fort Myers, FL

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Christian Piazza ’15, '16

Position: Financial Advisor
Wilcox Financial/Wilcox Sports Management
Toledo, Ohio

Currently:

Financial Advisor
Wilcox Financial and Wilcox Sports Management

Christian joined Wilcox Financial and Wilcox Sports Management as a financial advisor in August 2016 after graduating from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) with both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Since becoming an advisor with Wilcox Financial, the former BGSU offensive lineman serves clients in more than 15 states working closely with families, businesses and sports management clients to grow and protect their wealth throughout life’s journey.
 
Christian credits the full-athletic scholarship he was awarded as the beginning steps of a sturdy foundation for “paying it forward” and giving back to the next generation, while on campus as a BGSU Athletic Department’s Development Office intern and College Of Business (CoB) Student Ambassador. He now is a part of the CoB Young Alumni Board and Falcon Club along with serving as an  EPIC Toledo Vice Chair and ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital Board Member in his community.
 
He is very excited to be a small part in the Hatch this year by serving as a mentor for Aubri Reiciche and is proud to have been a Hatch attendee every year since its inception!

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Teddy Piepkow ’06

Position: US Powder Sales Manager
Nordson Industrial Coating Systems
Jackson, MI

Currently:

Field Sales Director, TPC Wire & Cable

Teddy’s expertise is in tactical sales, key account management, and leading strategic corporate initiatives.

Previous Positions:

Barnes Distribution’s Talent Asset Program, multiple sales and sales management roles

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing [2006] Bowling Green State University
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Derwin Pritchett ’18

Position: Employee Benefits Producer
Brown & Brown Insurance
Washington, D.C.

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Rachel Renou ’19

Position: Graduate Assistant; Eastern Michigan University College of Education Marketing at Eastern Michigan University
Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Erin Schwiebert ’10

Position: Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
Marathon Petroleum Company LP
Toledo, Ohio

Current Role:

  • Erin is a Diversity and Inclusion Consultant at Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) in Findlay, Ohio.  She works to promote the message of diversity, equality and inclusion to employees, contractors, visitors and students.  
  • Erin started her MPC career in 2011 as a Talent Acquisition Recruiter where she traveled to various colleges and universities throughout the Midwest and Southeast to recruit students to positions at MPC.  

Education:

  • Two time graduate of Bowling Green State University possessing a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree

Boards:

  • BGSU Young Alumni Board
  • BGSU Career Center Advisory Board

Personal:

  • Erin resides in Hamler, Ohio with her husband Ryan, and their two sons: Mason and Gavin
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Hannah Simon ’11

Position: Project Manager, Applied Research/Adjunct Professor
Transportation Research Center Inc./Capital University
Columbus, OH

Currently:

Advanced Manufacturing Program Manager at Battelle

Education:

  • MBA, Entrepreneurship [2014] Baldwin Wallace University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration,  International Business [2011] Bowling Green State University 
  • Bachelor of Science in French and European Management [2011]  L’Ecole de Management Strasbourg, France

Honors:

  • United States President’s Volunteer Service Award

Why I serve on the College of Business Young Alunni Board

I am involved with the CBA Young Alumni Board because I am passionate about higher education. I want to create opportunities for our students both on campus and after graduation. I am excited to be a part of the positive change that affects our school both now and in the future.

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Clayton Stewart '12

Position: Program Manager
Ford Motor Company
Dearborn, MI

Currently: 
Purchasing Systems Business Analysts – Ford Motor Company
Clayton is responsible for the development of the business vision and IT design of Ford Purchasing’s new buyer user interface.

Previous Positions:

  • Global Body & Exterior Stampings Buyer – Ford Motor Company
  • Global Automatic Shifter & Axle Assemblies Buyer – Ford Motor Company

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Economics & Supply Chain Management [May 2012] Bowling Green State University
  • Master of Business Administration: Finance and International Business [May 2017] Wayne State University

Honors: 
Ford Motor Company Inaugural 30 under 30 Class

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Joe Van Bolderen '14

Position: Director
Accelytics
Denver, CO

Currently:
Director, Accelytics

Previous:

  • Consultant, Plan Rocket Consulting
  • Consultant, Centric Consulting, Chicago, Illinois  - May 2014 – May 2016 
  • Business Analyst, Merieux NutriSciences, Chicago, Illinois - July 2015 – May 2016 
  • Project Manager, Cardinal Health, Columbus, Ohio - Nov. 2014 – July 2015 
  • Business Analyst, Cardinal Health & CVS Health Joint Venture - Red Oak Sourcing, Columbus, Ohio - May 2014 – Nov. 2014 
  • Co-Founder, Gydo Running  - March 2014 - Present
  • Supply Chain Intern, Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio - May 2013 – Aug. 2013 

Education:

Bowling Green State University 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Supply Chain Management, 2014

Certifications:

  • Anaplan Certified Model Builder 
  • Six Sigma – Yellow Belt Certification 
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Tionna Van Gundy '08

Position: Wedding Planner/Owner
Wedicity Wedding Day Detailing
Chicago, IL

Currently:

Director of Operations & Events, Kinzie Chophouse
Tionna's current responsibilities include private dining sales, planning and execution. She manages brand awareness and promotions marketing campaigns as well as social media and website design.

Previous Positions:

  • Private Events, Sales and Marketing Manager, Kinzie Chophouse
  • Event Services Manager, Chicago Marriott Downtown
  • Meeting & Membership Coordinator, Accent on Management
  • Wedding and Event Planner, Devoted to Details
  • Event Manager, The Vault Event Facility

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Hospitality Management (2008) Bowling Green State University

Certifications:

  • Certified Bridal Consultant
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Derek Winner ’09

Position: Global Sourcing Commodity Manager
AMETEK
Columbus, OH

Currently:

Senior Buyer, L-3 Fuzing & Ordinance Systems
Derek's main area of responsibility is all of the Indirect Procurement purchases at the division.

Previous Positions:

  • Sourcing Specialist, Whirlpool

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management (2009) Bowling Green State University

Why I serve on the Young Alumni Board:
The main reason why I wanted to serve on the Young Alumni Board was that I wanted to give back to the College that gave me my current career. Without the education and experience that Bowling Green gave me, I wouldn’t be in the situation that I’m currently in. I want to make the College of Business a better place for all incoming students, current students and Alumni.