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IEL Advisory Board

JFK University’s Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership is fortunate to include highly experienced professional from across many industries and areas of the country. The Advisory Board provides expertise to our IEL programs and entrepreneurs.

Steven Baiter,
Executive Director, Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County

Brian Banmiller,
CBS News Business Anchor

Debrah Cook,
Chevron Global Partnerships and Programs

Ruth Fassinger,
Dean, JFK University College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Jeff Gray,
CEO, Glue Networks

Joshua Lachs,
Dean, JFK University Extended University

Ron Leone,
Mayor, City of Concord

Tapan Munroe,
Economic Advisor, Columnist, and Author

Jill Osur,
CEO, Impact2Solutions

Larry Rockwell,

Partner, Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP

John Sanchez,
CEO, Clean Industries, Inc. and a graduate of the IEL program

Jennifer Schneidermann,
Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

David Stith,
Vice President and District Manager, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Anne Marie Taylor,

Vice President of Advancement, JFK University

Mark Thompson,

CEO, Virgin Unite Online Entrepreneurship Initiative, and bestselling Author

Roger Werne,

Industrial Partnerships Office, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Tim White,
Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Heritage Bank of Commerce

Bill Wiersma,
Founder and Principal of Wiersma and Associates

Randy Williams,

CEO, Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest group of angel investors


John F. Kennedy University is an affiliate of the National University System.