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Advisory Council

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Meet the MSBA Advisory Council

The MSBA Advisory Council is comprised of industry leaders with the purpose of advising the MSBA staff on the development of the program. Council members serve as liaisons and advocates of the MSBA Program, offer advice and guidance to the curriculum committee, and assist in student recruitment and student mentorship to strengthen the overall student experience. Members have the opportunity to participate in MSBA practicum projects, networking events, and student treks.

Sky Ammann Business Analytics

Sky Ammann

Data Analytics Manager, Corporate Finance Division, 3M

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Shuba Balasubramanian

Principal, Deloitte

Jodi Blomberg Business Analytics

Jodi Blomberg

Managing Director, Analytics & Business Insight, Charles Schwab

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Justin Bundick

Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy, Data Science Center, Southwest Airlines

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Claire Dadic

Interim Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, CommUnityCare

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John Damalas

Senior Director - Enterprise Data & Analytics, Walmart

Mike Flannagan Business Analytics

Mike Flannagan

Senior Vice President, SAP Analytics

Igor Frolow MSBA AC

Igor Frolow

Director of University Research Collaboration, USAA

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Jim Griffin

Jim Griffin, Americas Director, Cartesian DataSciences

Granger Huntress

Granger Huntress

Director, Data and Analytics Center, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

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Lynda Jarrett

Director, HP

Brian Lakey

Brian Lakey

Data Scientist,

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J. Scott Meier

Director, Data Analytics Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

MS Business Analytics Aaron O'Donnell

Aaron O'Donnell

Principal, Merik Markets, LLC

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Jake Schmidt

Data Scientist, EOG Resources

Brent Schneeman

Brent Schneeman

Senior Director of Data Science, DOSH

Doug Shaver

Doug Shaver

Director of Customer Insight Analytics, FedEx Services

Michael Shepherd

Michael Shepherd

Lead AI Research Technologist, Dell

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Barrett Shipman

Partner, M&A Operations and Analytics, PwC

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Brian Tapperson

Finance Manager, 3M

Ed Tonkon

Ed Tonkon

President, Zebra Technologies

Robert Welborn

Robert Welborn

Head of Data Sciences and Advanced Analytics - Connected Vehicles, General Motors

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Michael Westerman

Data Scientist, Phillips 66

Vicky Zhang

Vicky Zhang

Product Scientist, Indeed Inc