The Dean's Advisory Board

About The Board

The expanded UW Bothell School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Spanning manufacturing, retail, aerospace, accounting, design, software, services, healthcare and consulting, volunteer board members bring their rich experience and broad expertise to bear on the advice they provide the school. We cannot thank them enough for their generous commitment and look forward to collaboratively building a great future for our students and the region.

Board Chairman

Martin Coles - President, CEO and Director, HalosourceMartin Coles - President, CEO and Director,  Halosource
Martin Coles joined HaloSource® as President/CEO in 2011 after a 30+ year career spanning senior executive positions in a number of globally recognized Fortune 500 companies – including Starbucks, Reebok, Nike, Levi Strauss and Procter and Gamble.

 

Board Members

Chris Barrow, CEO EagleViewChris Barrow - CEO, EagleView
Chris Barrow has over 20 years of experience in software, technology and services sectors. As CEO of EagleView since early 2008, Chris Barrow Chris has helped build one of the most exciting, dynamic companies in the technology sector.


Dustin Birashk Senior Manager, Moss AdamsDustin Birashk - Partner, Moss Adams
Dustin has been in public accounting since 1999 and specializes in audits of financial institutions and financial services companies. Dustin is proficient with community banks, credit unions, de novo institutions, mutual banks and SEC banks. 


Scott Bright - Founder, Scott Bright Founder, SynapseSynapse
Scott is co-founder of Synapse and co-chair of Synapse's Board of Directors. In his role, Scott gets to talk about one of the things he is most proud of—Synapse. Scott loves sharing what Synapse has done for clients who are innovators and leaders in their industries.


Lewis Carpenter - CEO, WindshuttleLewis Carpenter - CEO, Winshuttle
Lewis Carpenter is the Chief Executive Officer of Winshuttle. As CEO, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Winshuttle's global business. Lewis brings over 20 years of experience in building and leading successful companies. 


Stephen J. Connelly - Finance Director, BoeingStephen J. Connelly - Finance Director, The Boeing Company
As 737 Program finance director, Stephen is responsible for financial planning, estimating & pricing, cost management, SOX compliance and deal financials for one of the largest programs at Boeing. He joined Boeing in 1982.


Todd Dean - Partner, Avatara CapitalTodd Dean - Partner, Angel Market Consulting
A proven visionary and leader in the entrepreneurial investment community. His work translated into investments in over 104 companies, exceeding $61 million placed in start-up companies and other investment opportunities in the Northwest in 2005-2010.


Stan Emert - Founder, Rainmakers.tvStan Emert - Founder, Rainmakers.tv
Stan Emert has hosted and produced over 1,000 live half-hour community television shows; hosted over 100 live radio shows; and spoken on corporate social responsibility before the American Film Institute, World Bank, and other venues.


Jim Gaherity - SVP World Wide Operations, OuterwallJim Gaherity - SVP World Wide Operations, Outerwall
Jim is an accomplished executive manager of operations with expertise in organizational restructuring, process development and change management. Extensive P&L accountability coupled with solid business analytic skills. 


Paul Geary - Senior Manager, Philips HealtcarePaul Geary - Senior Manager, Philips Healthcare
Paul Geary is a manager with over 20 years of increasing responsibility in Finance and IT project management. Recognized as a dynamic leader with proven ability to improve processes, build strong teams, and complete successful projects on time.


Mark Gray - COO, Oakpointe CommunitiesMark Gray - COO, Oakpointe Communities
Mark has over twenty years at Weyerhaeuser Company, including Chief Operating Officer of Quadrant Homes. Mark's passion is to organize responsibility and accountability in ways that provoke the next level of effectiveness for customers.


Norman Haugen - Principal, Berntson Porter & CompanyNorman Haugen - Principal, Berntson Porter & Company
Norm is a Principal at Berntson Porter & Company, a Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm in Bellevue, WA. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration (concentration in accounting and finance.


Lisa Hufford - Founder & CEO, Simplicity Consulting, Inc.Lisa Hufford- Founder & CEO, Simplicity Consulting, Inc.
Lisa is Founder and CEO of Simplicity Consulting, a marketing talent agency servicing Fortune 1000 companies.In 2011, Inc. It has been listed on Inc. 500/5000 as one of  America's fastest growing private companies for three consecutive years.


Frank McCordFrank McCord - CEO, Cascade Financial (retired)
Frank M. McCord served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company and Cascade Bank. Mr. McCord retired as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective May 1, 2002, a position he had held since 1990.


Gerald McMorrow - CEO and Founder, Verathon MedicalGerald McMorrow - CEO and Founder, Verathon Medical
Gerald McMorrow, CEO, founded Verathon inc. (formerly Diagnostic Ultrasound Corporation) in 1984. Mr. McMorrow has led the company throughout its transformation from a small start-up to an international corporation.


Chad Miller - Senior Manager, Ernst & YoungChad Miller - Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
Chad Miller is a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s Assurance practice where he serves clients in a number of sectors with an emphasis on financial services. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington. 


Michael Mondello - President and CEO, SeaBear CompanyMichael Mondello - President and CEO, Seabear Company
Michael Mondello is President & CEO of SeaBear Company of Anacortes, Washington. Prior to joining SeaBear, Mr. Mondello had extensive experience managing and building premier specialty consumer brands.


Flip Morse -SVP, Administration, Nintendo of AmericaPhillip "Flip" Morse - SVP, Administration, Nintendo America 
Flip Morse is Senior Vice President, Administration, at Nintendo of America Inc.  He oversees all Human Resouces functions. Flip is very active in charitable causes, currently serving as board president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Puget Sound Affiliate)


Jane Mounsey - Human Resources Director, GLY ConstructionJane Mounsey - HR Director, GLY Construction 
A senior business leader with almost 20 years in the HR profession, Jane has diverse experience that includes corporate mergers & acquisitions, talent acquisition & retention, training & development and organizational development


Jagan Nemani - Vice President of Products, OnviaJagan Nemani  - VP of Products, Onvia 
Jagan Nemani has more than 14 years of experience encompassing product, process and business model innovations. He is the author of "Shift: Innovation that Disrupts Markets, Topples Giants and Make You #1" a book focused on customer experience driven innovation.


Steve Ritchey - President, Seattle Pacific IndustriesSteve Ritchey - President, Seattle Pacific Industries 
Steve is President of Seattle Pacific Industries which sells garments under the UNIONBAY, Howe, Union Jeans and Sergio Valente labels. Headquartered in Seattle, the company was founded in 1980 and is privately held.


Steve Schlickler- Board Chairman, WorkWell Systems, Inc.Steven Schickler - Board Chairman, WorkWell Systems, Inc. 
Steve has 32 years of leadership experience in a variety of medium and large size companies as well as entrepreneurial settings. He has a track record of transforming companies into leaders in their respective sectors.


Randy Serroels - Senior Director, Siemens HealthcareRandy Serroels - Senior Director, Seimens Healthcare 
Mr. Serroels brings over 35 years experience in engineering and manufacturing in high technology companies including AcousTx, Therus, Tektronix, Philips, and Siemens. Mr. Serroels expertise includes engineering management and operations management.


Lisa SharplesLisa Sharples - Former President, Allrecipes.com 
Lisa has been a senior manager in Internet companies since 1995 and held positions as SVP of Marketing, CMO, Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer, Founder, Board Member and President. In her most recent position she served as President of Allrecipes.com.


Hemant SonawalaHemant Sonawala - Founder, Hiniditron Group
Hemant Sonawala founded the Hiniditron Group of Companies in 1966, and has been a forerunner in introducing high technology products to the Indian Industry. Mr. Sonawala has served as Chairman and Director of numerous boards.


Saurabh SonawalaSaurabh Sonawala - Managing Director, Hiniditron Group 
Saurabh Sonawala is the Managing Director of the Hinditron Group and has more than 25 years’ experience in IT and technology industries and 18 years’ experience managing Hinditron’s IT and other technology businesses.


Tom Sulewski - Director of Auditing, Clark NuberTom Sulewski - Director of Auditing, Clark Nuber 
A CPA, Tom is the shareholder in charge of Clark Nuber’s audit and assurance department. His leadership, efficiency, project management skills and keen ability to present profit opportunities to small businesses make him an invaluable asset to his clients.


Tod Turner - CEO at LINQware CommunicationsTod Turner - CEO, LINQware Communications 
Tod Turner has been involved in the software development business for more than 35 years. A serial entrepreneur, he is currently CEO of LINQWARE Communications and LiveChime. He also serves on the boards of several other companies.


Kim Villeneuve - President & CEO, CenterStone Executive SearchDr. Kim  Villeneuve - CEO & President, Centerstone
Kim Villeneuve is the Founder, President and CEO of Centerstone Executive Search, Inc. For more than 20 years, Kim has placed CEOs and executive teams and built boards for companies ranging from new ventures to Fortune 500 firms.


Ken Williams - Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLPKen Williams - Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Ken has served as a trusted advisor to private businesses, their owners, and high net-worth individuals for over 28 years, providing tax, accounting and advisory services, with an emphasis in transactions within and between flow-through entities and owners.


Jeff Windus - Principal, CPA at Sweeney Conrad, P.S.Jeff Windus - Principal, Sweeney Conrad, P.S.
Jeff provides audit, accounting and financial advisory services to privately held businesses and their owners. Jeff plays a fundamental role on Sweeney Conrad’s committee responsible for employee retention and creating a positive work environment for employees.

Did You Know?

Forty-six percent of UW Bothell's 2014 first year class are the first in the families to attend college.