The purpose of the Industrial Advisory Board linked to the Erdman Center is to provide recommendations and advice on matters vital to the Center's activities. Specifically, the Board serves as an external partner of the Center by monitoring industry trends and changes that may have important implications for the Center and the OTM program. The Board also provides opportunities for plant visits and internships, and its members serve as mentors for OTM students during their time in the program.

Executive Advisory Board
Academic Advisory Board

Executive Advisory Board

Joan BachleitnerJoan BachleitnerRegion System Vice President of Strategic DevelopmentSSM Health
Judith BenhamJudith L. BenhamFormer Chair of the Board of DirectorsAmerican Chemical Society
Gene BergGene BergPresidentEchelon Capital
Christopher BernauerChristopher BernauerSenior Director, Sales OperationsHarley-Davidson, Inc.
JP BrummondJames BrummondRegional Director, Gas and Hydro GenerationAlliant Energy Corp.
ChrisCashellChris CashellVice President, Project and Portfolio Management Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation
David CohnDavid CohnDirectorDeloitte
Steve CretneySteve CretneyCIO and Vice PresidentColony Brands, Inc.
Brain GrabowskiBrian GrabowskiDirector of Account RelationshipsKPMG Advisory Services
JohnstoneMikeMike JohnstoneDirector of Supply Chain ManagementMadison Gas and Electric Company
Sean KetterSean KetterSenior Director, Supplier Quality & Development Global Procurement & Supply ChainOshkosh Corporation
John KreulVice President and CIOBemis Company, Inc.
Jon LeverenceJon LeverenceAmericas CIO and Lean Leader, Global IT and Process ExcellenceGE Healthcare
Tom MartoranaSenior Vice President, Customer Service-Customer OperationsCUNA Mutual Group
Keith MaurerKeith MaurerSenior Director Finance, Strategy 2016SC Johnson
Su RankinSu RankinSenior Vice President of OperationsLand O'Lakes, Inc.

Academic Advisory Board

Jonathan (Jon) EckhardtJonathan (Jon) EckhardtBiographyAssociate ProfessorWisconsin School of Business
Mark FinsterMark FinsterBiographyAssociate ProfessorWisconsin School of Business
Ananth KrishnamurthyAnanth KrishnamurthyBiographyAssociate Professor of Industrial and Systems EngineeringUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
James MorrisJames MorrisBiographyProfessor of BusinessWisconsin School of Business
Jignesh PatelJignesh PatelBiographyProfessor of Computer Science University of Wisconsin–Madison
Enno SiemsenEnno SiemsenBiographyProcter & Gamble Bascom ProfessorWisconsin School of Business
Raj VeeramaniBiographyProfessor of Industrial and Systems EngineeringUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison