Advisory Council

Business Advisory Council

The Division of Business works in consultation with a Business Advisory Council (BAC), which comprises local and regional business executives, municipal officials, and others.

Council members meet once each quarter to discuss current issues and future planning for the division. 

NameAffiliation
Rhonda BlandfordCPA, Kember CPA Group LLP
Brad BoydCorporate Planning Manager
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC
Dr. Lauren BurchAssistant Professor of Marketing
Director, MBA Program
Division of Business, IUPUC
Dave CampbellGeneral Manager, Human Relations and Development
Aisin USA Manufacturing, Inc.
John ChrzanowskiDirector of Human Resources
Ryobi Die Casting (USA), Inc.
Laura DailyBusiness Department Coordinator and Teacher
Columbus North High School
Melissa FairbanksDirector
IUPUC Center for Business and Economic Development
Cindy FreyPresident
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
Brian HardyGlobal Demand Planning Manager
Cummins, Inc.
Annette Jobe (Council Chair)System Director, Financial Planning & Operations
Columbus Regional Health
Karlene KurtzDirector, Talent Management
Cummins, Inc.
Patty KnorrChief Operations Officer
Centra Credit Union
Greg Knudson (Chair)Director
IUPUC Center for Business and Economic Development
David MeyercordSenior Vice President
Elwood Staffing
Fred StadlerOwner
M.A. Metal Co.
Mark StewartPresident
United Way of Bartholomew County
Dr. Frank Wadsworth
(Ex officio)
Head, Division of Business and Professor of
Marketing & International Studies, IUPUC