Meet the Michigan Ross Alumni Board of Governors

Representatives of the Alumni Board of Governors generously offer their time, talent, and treasure to strengthen the connection between Michigan Ross and its alumni. The board acts as the voice of the broader alumni community and drives initiatives that foster strong alumni engagement.

Managing Partner, Outrun Ventures
Chris is a London-based entrepreneur, fintech investor,and mentor. He is founder and Managing Partner of Outrun Ventures, a...
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Juan Carlos is a Partner at McKinsey & Company, based in Santiago Chile where he leads the transformation practice...
Compliance Director, Owens Corning
Angela Carter is the Compliance Director for Owens Corning, where she leads a team in managing the Company’s global...
Vice President of Marketing & Customer Experience Horace Mann Educators Corporation
Erin Clark is Vice President of Marketing & Customer Experience for Horace Mann Educators Corporation, the largest...
Director, PwC
Branton is a double Michigan graduate with close to 20 years of industry and consulting experience, primarily in operations...
Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, NIKE, Inc.
Tamika Curry Smith is the Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Nike, Inc., where she is...
Vice President of People Strategy & Talent, Coinbase
Grant is currently Head of Business Operations for Coinbase, a San Francisco-based company working to create an open...
President, Bankers Life
Scott Goldberg is president of Bankers Life, a national insurer serving the retirement needs of middle-market consumers...
Senior Managing Director, First Republic Private Wealth Management
Rick has more than ten years of experience in wealth management and focuses on working with entrepreneurs and private...
Managing Partner, Bloomfield Capital
Jason F. Jarjosa is Managing Partner of Bloomfield Capital. Bloomfield is a real estate private equity firm based outside of...
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Deborah (Sobczak) Jones is a Partner in Ernst & Young’s Professional Practice responsible for advising clients and...
Managing Partner, Smart Business Network, Inc.
Lee M. Koury is one of the owners of Smart Business Network, Inc., a national events, media and marketing services company...
President and CEO, Develop Detroit
Sonya S. Mays is the president and CEO of Develop Detroit – a newly formed real estate and housing development firm...
Chief Marketing Officer, Performance Health
Mike McGoohan is the Chief Marketing Officer of Performance Health, a leader in consumer healthcare and the largest global...
General Counsel/Operating Executive/Investor, Namwen LLC
Eric’s background includes roles as general counsel, operating executive, and investor. Eric has more than 24 years of...
Partner, Ernst & Young
Dave Noonan has over 20 years of experience with Ernst & Young serving a broad range of clients, including SEC...
Director, PwC
Alan joined PwC in 2015 with more than 20 years of experience in supply chain and strategic sourcing across various...
Senior Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Lori Pomerantz is a senior Vice President in the Alternative Investments and Manager Selection business at Goldman Sachs...
Partner, PWC | Strategy&
Dr. Scott Ransom is a Partner with the Health Industries Advisory at PwC | Strategy&. He consults to hospitals, health...
Vice President and Treasurer, Apollo Education Group/University of Phoenix
Simit is currently the Vice President and Treasurer of Apollo Education Group/University of Phoenix, which provides...
Client Advisor, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Cecil Shepherd is a client advisor in the Corporate & Investment Bank at JPMorgan in New York City. He is also president...
CEO, Smitn Marketing Consulting
Nicole Smith is the owner and CEO of Smitn Marketing Consulting a marketing strategy firm based in the Dallas-Fort Worth...
CEO & Founder, Obility
Mark is the founder and CEO of Obility. This is an advanced firm in the specialized field of medical and surgical equipment...
Assistant Professor of Management, Marilyn Davies College of Business University of Houston
Candace M. TenBrink Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Marilyn Davies College of Business at the...
President and COO, Emmis Communications
Patrick Walsh is president, chief operating officer, and sits on the board of directors at Indianapolis-based Emmis...
Portfolio Manager, U.S. Bank
Hee-Jin Yi is a portfolio manager in the Commercial Banking Group of U.S. Bank. Prior to joining U.S. Bank in August 2015,...