Our Leadership Team
Leadership has been described as a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.
Michael J. Garrison
John E. McCall
Associate Dean, Chief Financial Officer
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Assistant Dean, Community Outreach
Assistant Dean, Executive Education
Ernie Owens, Ph.D.
Chair of the Faculty (2013-2014)
Director of Technology
Director of Marketing Communications
Director of Industry Relations and Career Management
Richard Schulze - Board Chair
Founder and Chair, Best Buy Co. Inc.
Dr. Julie Sullivan
President, University of St. Thomas
Vice Chair, Wealth Management and Securities Services, US Bancorp
Chair and CEO, Piper Jaffray & Co.
Chair, KPMG LLP (retired)
President, Maestral International, LLC
Chair, Aon Benfield Americas (retired)
Gerald A. Kraut
Chair and CEO, Dougherty & Company, LLC
Roger H.D. Lacey
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Planning, 3M (retired)
President, Leading by Serving LLC
President, Institutional Sector, North America, Ecolab Inc. (retired)
CEO and Owner, Central Bank Group, Inc.
Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer, GE Capital-Americas
Senior Vice President and Treasurer, UnitedHealth Group
Executive Vice President and CFO, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance (retired)
Christopher Puto, Ph.D.
Dean and Opus Distinguished Chair, Opus College of Business
President, Cummins Power Generation
Chief Executive Officer, Arise Virtual Solutions