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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.




 Lisa Sharples, Former President,

Lisa Sharples

Co-Founder & CEO
Fexy LLC

Chair Elect

Tom Sulewski, Director of Auditing, Clark Nuber

Tom Sulewski

Director of Auditing
Clark Nuber



Harshul Asani

Harshul Asnani

SVP & Business Head- Technology Business and West Coast
Tech Mahindra

Kristie Duffin - Head of IT, BMGI

Kristie Duffin

Head of IT

Tony Gepner, Director, Management Consulting, CORTAC Group

Tony Gepner

Director, Management Consulting

Tom Goos, President & Co-owner, Image Source

Tom Goos

President & Co-Owner
Image Source

Gerald Jackson

Gerald Jackson

Sr. Director Product Management

 Albert Jalso

Albert Jalso

Sr. Director and Head of US Fixed Income Portfolio Management
Russell Investments

Mike Katz

Mike Katz

Executive Vice President

Dr. Satbir Khanuja, President and CEO, DataSphere Technologies

Dr. Satbir Khanuja

Co-Founder, President & CEO
DataSphere Technologies

Pritam Parvatkar, Sr VP and Business Head, Tech Mahindra

Pritam Parvatkar


Nathan Peterson, Chief Revenue Officer, Tagboard

Nathan Peterson

Chief Executive Officer

Britt Provost, Executive VP of People and Culture, Apptio

Ngoc Phan

VP, Supply Chain Engineering and Systems
Nordstrom, Inc.

 Portrait of Dara Sadri

Dara Sadri

VP of Consumer Business Operations

 Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft

Gavriella Schuster

Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner

Sharmila Swenson

Sharmila Swenson

Vice President of Public Affairs and Social Impact
Symetra Life Insurance Company

Jason William Therrell, Senior Vice President, UBS

Jason William Therrell

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager

Ken Williams, Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Ken Williams

Tax Principal in Charge 
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Rob Wright, Founder and President, Wright Wealth Management

Rob Wright

Founder & President
Wright Wealth Management

Katie Young, VP Urban Market Operations, Starbucks

Katie Young

VP, Urban Market Operations