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Kogod Advisory Council

The Kogod Advisory Council is the principal external advisory board of the Kogod School of Business. It provides a high level resource network of leaders from the business community, composed of alumni, parents, and friends, who serve as advisors to, supporters of, and advocates for Kogod School of Business students, in their preparation for and successful transition into the global business world. Members work with the Dean, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents to advance and support Kogod students’ prospects for success in the global business environment.

Kogod Advisory Council - Directory of Members

Richard S. Birnbaum, '75
RBS Group, LLC

Amy Anda, '02
Credence Management Solutions, LLC

George Assimakopoulos, MBA '95 - Chair
Vice President, Digital Media Services
Penton Media, Inc.

Michael A. Balmuth, '72
Vice Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Ross Stores, Inc.

Mark Bucher, '90
The Burger Joint

Eugene Costa, '76
Vice President, Transportation and Infrastructure
Serco, Inc.

Marc N. Duber, '81
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
The Bernstein Companies

Robert Finfer, '87
President & Chief Executive Officer
Integrity Capital Partners

Eli Futerman, '80
Co-President & Chief Executive Officer
Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Jeffrey E. Ganek
Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Neustar, Inc.

Richard Garcia, MBA '79
Managing Director, Senior Business Developer

Richard Golaszewski, '08
Vice President, Equity and Fund Investment Solutions
Nomura Securities International, Inc.

Victoria D. Harker, MBA '90
Chief Financial Officer
Gannett Corporation

Yong Kim, MSTM '80
President & Chief Executive Officer
Tymak Group, Inc.

Peter B. Knobel, '79

Robert P. Kogod, '62
Former Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
The Charles E. Smith Commercial Realty, Inc.
The Charles E. Smith Residential Realty, Inc.

David Kronrad, '90
Genesis Global Sourcing

Alan Meltzer, '73
Chief Executive Officer
The Meltzer Group

John Raffaelli, '74
Founding Partner
Capitol Counsel LLC

Michael Sandman, '82
Sandman and Rosefielde-Keller

Howard Schachter, '65
Schachter Capital Management

Elliot Schnier, '71
President & Chief Executive Officer
Porky Products

Stephen Shapiro, '69
Shafa Invesco, LLC

Peter Siegel, '90
Reussi Capital

Susan Traver, MBA '84
Regional President
BNY Mellon

Francesco Vanni d'Archirafi, '81
Chief Executive Officer
Citi Holdings

Gary Veloric, '82
Red Stripe Plane Group

David C. Wajsgras, MBA '89
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Raytheon Company

George S. Willie, MBA '74
Managing Partner
Bert W. Smith & Co.