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 BachleitnerChief Strategy OfficerSSM Health
Christopher BernauerChristopher BernauerGeneral Manager Customer Service and Commercial OperationsHarley-Davidson, Inc.
JP BrummondJames BrummondBiographyDirector of StrategyAlliant Energy Corp.
ChrisCashellChris CashellVice President, Project and Portfolio Management Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation
Brain GrabowskiBrian GrabowskiAccount Relationship Director - HealthcareKPMG LLP
Grant HoffmanGrant HoffmanCorporate VP Mobility Supply ChainLenovo-Motorola Mobility
JohnstoneMikeMike JohnstoneDirector of Supply Chain Madison Gas and Electric Company
Sean KetterSean KetterVice President, Supply Chain Operations Global Procurement & Supply ChainOshkosh Corporation
John KreulVice President and CIOBemis Company, Inc.
Jon LeverenceJon LeverenceVice President & Chief Information OfficerGE Appliances
Su RankinSu RankinSenior Vice President of OperationsLand O'Lakes, Inc.

Academic Advisory Board

Jonathan (Jon) EckhardtJonathan (Jon) EckhardtBiographyAssociate 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