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 BachleitnerBiographyChief Strategy OfficerAscension Wisconsin
Christopher BernauerChristopher BernauerBiographyGeneral Manager Customer Service and Commercial OperationsHarley-Davidson, Inc.
JP BrummondJames BrummondBiographyDirector of StrategyAlliant Energy Corp.
Brain GrabowskiBrian GrabowskiBiographyAccount Relationship Director - HealthcareKPMG LLP
Grant HoffmanGrant HoffmanBiographyCorporate VP Mobility Supply ChainLenovo-Motorola Mobility
Mike HufferMichael HufferBiographyDirector of EngineeringMedtronic PLC
JohnstoneMikeMike JohnstoneBiographyDirector of Supply Chain Madison Gas and Electric Company
Sean KetterSean KetterBiographyVice President, Supply Chain Operations Global Procurement & Supply ChainOshkosh Corporation
John KreulJohn KreulBiographyVice President and CIOBemis Company, Inc.
Stephen RanjanStephen RanjanBiographyVP of New Product DevelopmentRoche Diabetes Care

Academic Advisory Board

Jonathan (Jon) EckhardtJonathan (Jon) EckhardtBiographyAssociate ProfessorWisconsin School of Business
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