Information Systems and Operations Management Advisory Board

The Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) Advisory Board has been the primary point of contact between industry and the Department of ISOM for providing advice, resources, guest speakers for classes, funding for scholarships for outstanding ISOM students, field trip opportunities, internships, and faculty consulting opportunities. The board also ensures that the ISOM curriculum meets the needs of employers.

Board members represent a good mix of various types of industries to provide a broad perspective. For example, they include managers, executives in the field, chief operating officers, partners in consulting firms, recent graduates, and current students.

Present ISOM Board members are:

Catherine Chen
Ball State University

Bob Connors
First Merchants Corporation

Kevin Davis '06
Target Corporation

Tammy Estep
Ball State University

Stephan Fluhler '03
First Merchants Corporation

Jeffrey Greer '88, '89
Eli Lilly & Company

Chai Jitpaiboon
Ball State University

David Keller '82
Desktop Resources, Inc.

Barbara King ‘86

Timothy Konopinski ‘94
IT Strategist and Project Management Consultant

Brian Kovacs
Walker Information, Inc.

Jennifer Langford '07
Clarian Health Partner, Inc.

Fred Lewis
Saint-Gobain Containers, Inc.

Kimberly Mazzapica
Ball State University

John Mickle '95
Mutual Bank

Beverly Missicano
Ball State University

Fred Nay
Ball State University

Ronald Pelletier

Marti Philips
Sallie Mae, Inc.

Michael Reynolds

Brent Rothgerber ‘06 ‘07

Patrick Sager
Ball State University

Anthony Schafer '87
Desktop Resources, Inc.

Melissa Stratton
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Sushil Sharma
Ball State University

Amy Wales
Jarden Branded Consumables