College of Business & Technology

College of Business & Technology National Advisory Board

Advisory Board members from May 2018 Meeting

May 5, 2018 (left to right standing): Steven McCann, Nick Padgett, Erik Hart, Joe Smith, Terry Kestner, Paul Bobzin (left to right seated): George Krull, Julie Winkler, Scott Rupp, John Distefano

CBT National Advisory Board Members, 2017-2018


Steven McCann (’78 BB Accountancy) - Partner, RSM US, LLP

Vice Chair

Nick Padgett (’88 BS Computer Science) - Managing Director, Frontaura Capital LLC.


Dane Ainsworth ('05 BB Management/'06 MBA) - Transportation Management Systems, Caterpillar Logistics Services

Christina K. Bavery (’98 BB Finance) - Sr. VP/Commercial and Institutional Banking, MB Financial Bank, N.A.

Paul Bobzin (’62 BA Management) - President, Bobzin Executive Services

Nancy Cardea ('79 BA Mass Comm) - Senior Vice President & Compliance Officer, Leo Burnett USA

John Distefano (’80 BB Information Science) - Midwest Region Advisory Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Erik Hart (’00 BB Information Systems) - Director, IT Risk Management, Compliance and IAM, Zebra Technologies

John B. Henderson (’73 BB Management/’76 MBA) - President /CEO, Frank Lynn & Associates, Inc.

Laura Janus (’70 BB Accountancy) - Retired, Holland Capital Management

Terry Kestner (’84 BS Management) - Chief/Appraiser, Rabo AgriFinance

Greg Kistler (’81 BB Agriculture) - President & CEO, Central Bancshares, Inc.

George Krull, Jr. - Retired, Grant Thornton LLP

Kathleen McEntee (’74 BB Marketing) - President, Kathleen McEntee & Associates, Ltd.

Glenn Padgett (’98 BB Marketing, ’99 MBA) - Supply Management Specialist, John Deere Ottumwa Works

Scott Rupp (’76 BB Accountancy) - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Amalgamated Bank of Chicago

Joe Smith (’78 BB Accountancy) - Partner, Smith and Syberg, Inc.

David Stafford ('93 BB Accounting) - Executive Vice President/CFO

Julie Winkler (’92 BB Information Systems) - IT Architect, State Farm Insurance

Nicholas Zabikow (’02 BB Marketing) - Director of Enterprises Logistics and Shipping, NEOPOST USA

Department/School/Program Advisory Boards

Accounting & Finance

Engineering Technology

School of Agriculture

Supply Chain Management