Meet the Ross School Advisory Board

Members of the Ross School Advisory Board counsel the dean and faculty leadership on strategic issues facing Michigan Ross. Their significant expertise and assistance guides the implementation of key initiatives and advances the mission of the school.

Chief Operations & Technology Officer
Bank of America

Cathy Bessant is chief operations and technology officer at Bank of America, and is a member of the company’s executive...

Chief Executive Officer
ConvaTec

Karim Bitar is Chief Executive Officer of ConvaTec Group plc. ConvaTec is a leading global medical technologies company...

CEO
Related Companies

Jeff T. Blau is Chief Executive Officer and a partner of Related Companies. For the past 25+ years he has been...

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure Operations and Asset Management
Blackstone

Stephen Bolze is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and Global Head of Infrastructure Portfolio Operations and...

President
Saddle Ridge Consulting, LLC

Jane Okun Bomba is President of Saddle Ridge Consulting and advises management teams and boards on a range of strategic...

President
Google Customer Solutions

As President of Google Customer Solutions, Mary Ellen oversees the global ads business for mid market and small...

Founding Partner
Veradace Partners

John is the Founding Partner of Veradace Partners, an investment firm focusing on a niche strategy in small public...

Director Emeritus
McKinsey & Co.

John Cook is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company. Mr. Cook has spent 25 years with the firm, having completed...

Managing Partner
Capital Z Partners

Brad Cooper is a founding partner of Capital Z Partners, a private equity fund focused on investing in the financial...

Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Evan Damast, a Managing Director in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley is the Global Head of Equity and Fixed...

Co-Chief Executive Officer MIO
Partners, Inc.

Toos N. Daruvala is co-CEO of MIO Partners, the in house asset management arm of McKinsey & Co. Toos joined McKinsey...

Chairman & Co-Founder, Syntel, Inc.

Bharat Desai is Chairman and Co-founder of Syntel (NASDAQ: SYNT), a leading provider of Digital Modernization,...

Founder & Managing Partner
IA Ventures

Roger Ehrenberg is the founder and Managing Partner of IA Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in New York...

CEO
SunPower

Peter Faricy has served as CEO, Board Member and Advisor for some of the world’s leading technology and consumer...

Co-owner
Daytona Tortugas Class-A Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds

Bob was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, in January of 1957. Upon graduation from the University of Michigan Business...

Executive Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Eric J. Friedman is Executive Partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a global, 1,700-attorney law firm...

President and Chief Executive Officer
Miami Dolphins

Tom Garfinkel was hired as president and chief executive officer of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium in September...

Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Globe Corporation

Bert joined Globe Corporation in 1991 and serves as Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He is...

Chairman & CEO
Solar Capital Ltd.

Mr. Gross currently serves as the managing member of the investment advisor, Solar Capital Partners LLC, which he co-...

Managing Partner
Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd

Frank Hayes is a Managing Partner with Wynnchurch Capital, a Chicago-based private equity fund formed in 1999 with...

Co-founder and Principal
The NRP Group LLC

J. David Heller is the President, CEO and Co-Founder of The NRP Group. Over the past 27 years, Mr. Heller has helped to...

Managing Director
Motoring Ventures LLC

If you stand on any busy street corner in America for 60-seconds, you will see at least one of the automobiles which...

Partner
Court Square Capital Partners

Kurt is currently a Partner with Court Square Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City, where he is...

President & CEO
StemBioSys

Bob Hutchens is the President & CEO of StemBioSys. StemBioSys markets a range of tools to researchers globally. These...

Thomas C. Jones retired in 2020 as Chairman of the Board and senior advisor of Hagerty., the leading global producer of...

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
American Airlines

Derek Kerr is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He oversees all global corporate risk and financial...

Chief Executive Officer
Odyssey Investment Partners

Mr. Kwait is one of the founders and CEO of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC and was a principal in the private equity...

Chief Executive Officer
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.

Michael Levitt is the chief executive officer of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. (“Kayne”). Kayne, founded in 1984...

Chief Executive Officer
Marygrove Conservancy

Tom Lewand is the Chief Executive Officer of the Marygrove Conservancy, an organization that stewards a 53- acre campus...

Partner
Ranger Capital Management, LP

Stephen Malkin is a retired partner and management committee member of Grosvenor Capital Management, a Chicago based...

Co-CEO
Alvarez & Marsal

Bryan Marsal is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). In 1983, he co-founded A&M to deliver...

President and CEO
BrightView

Andrew Masterman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2016 and has been a...

Americas Deputy Risk Management Leader PartnerTransaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Susan Meyer is currently the Americas Deputy Risk Management Leader for Ernst & Young (EY). She oversees many aspects...

Inventor
Guac-Lock, LLC

Jane Och worked at Goldman Sachs after graduating from school and later in life because an inventor of household products...

Chief Executive Officer and President
Equity Residential

Mr. Parrell is the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the Board of Trustees of EquityResidential (NYSE:...

Partner
Clovis Capital Management

Prior to Co-founding Clovis in June, 2002, Mr. Prober was a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn,...

Senior Managing Partner
Dillon Kane Group

Thomas Reedy is Senior Managing Partner of Dillon Kane Group LLC, and Chairman and CEO of Kava Restaurants LLC. With more...

Chairman & Founder
Related Companies

Stephen M. Ross is the Chairman and Founder of Related Companies. Mr. Ross formed Related in 1972 and today the company...

Founder and Director
Optimus Holdings

Stephen W. Sanger is retired chairman and CEO of General Mills, one of the world’s largest food companies with a roster...

Non-executive Chairman
Bryan Garnier

Cliff Siegel has spent the past 40 years in the securities business. His background includes the management of a diverse...

Retired Chief Executive Officer and President
Wells Fargo & Company

Timothy (Tim) Sloan is a senior advisor and partner at Fortress Investment Group, LLC, a diversified global investment...

Partner, Financial Services
Deloitte Consulting

Jim is a partner and a 25+ year veteran in Deloitte's Financial Services practice. He has over 30 years of experience in...

Managing Director
Saks-Spar Financial Group

Ari Spar has been in the financial services industry for 25 years. As Managing Director, Ari advises ultra-high net worth...

Executive Chairman & Managing Partner
Equinox Group

Harvey Spevak is the Executive Chairman and Managing Partner of Equinox Group – a high-growth collective of the world's...

Chairman & Managing Director
TVS Capital Funds Ltd.

Gopal Srinivasan is the Chairman and Managing Director of TVS Capital Funds P Ltd.

A scion of the TVS family from...

Co-Founder & General Partner
Crosslink Capital, Inc.

Michael co-founded Crosslink Capital in...

Senior Managing Director
Blackstone

William J. Stein is a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate group.

Since joining Blackstone in 1997, Mr....

Founder & Managing Partner Capitol
Seniors Housing

Scott Stewart is the Founder and Managing Partner of Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a national seniors housing investment...

President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Cambridge Investments, Ltd.

John R. Tozzi, CEO & CIO Mr. Tozzi founded Cambridge Investments LLC, and also founded and served as President, CEO...

Partner
Tanglin Advisory LLC

 

Currently Edward participates as a partner for Tanglin Advisory LLC in various business consulting and...

Robin L. Washington is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Alphabet, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., and...

Managing Partner
Springboard Growth Capital 660

Amy Rosen Wildstein is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Springboard Growth Capital. She has over twenty-five years of...

Wong
Ares SSG

Edwin Wong is Managing Partner and CEO, Ares SSG. He serves on the Ares Executive Management Committee and the firm's...

Chief Strategy Officer
Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis is a Global Digital Media Company- operating in three core verticals: Technology, Fan Culture and Health/...