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The Brennan Advisory Council advises the Dean of the Brennan School of Business on all matters which are pertinent to the efficient and effective operation of Dominican University's business programs. Coming from the ranks of top management in a variety of industries, council members are in a unique position to advise the school on how its programs can best meet the needs of the rapidly changing business profession. Establishing an active relationship with business professionals (including select Brennan School alumni) enables the Brennan School to create strong linkages with the corporate world and to ensure the relevance of our programs of study.

2023–2024 Brennan Advisory Council

Thomas Aichele, American Airlines, Sales and Marketing Executive
Ramiro J. Atristain-Carrion, '89, Atristain Financial Advisors, Managing Director
Ed Dernulc, MBA ’16, The Foundation of the Fabricators and Manufactures Association International, Board Member
Christopher Griffith, MBA '16, Wintrust Bank, Director of Corporate Development
Gregory Hedges, Protiviti, Founding Managing Director
Steve Holli, MBA' 98, MSA '08, Golin, Senior Vice President, Finance
Kathleen H. Hosty, Mueller Financial Services, Inc., Financial Advisor
Robert Jachnicki '89, MSA '93, Retired Insurance Executive
John P. McNett, MBA '15, Dynamic Manufacturing, Vice President, Supply Chain and Customer Service
Julie Nuter, Argonne National Laboratory, Chief Human Resource Officer
Daniel Paulsen, MBA '12, Matson Logistics, Director, Sales
Kathy Raby, Chief Financial Officer, CX Connexion
Michael Ruggiero, MBA ’96, Ameriprise Financial Services, Associate VP and Financial Advisor
Steven Saraceno, MBA '90, Hype, Inc., President
Paul Schneider, Keystone Partners, Partner
Lori E. Seaman, Ernst & Young, Partner

Emeritus Member
James B. Treleaven, PhD., Via Strategy Group, LLC; Chair of Advisory Board