School of Business Leadership and Board of Visitors

Executive Leadership

Charles Iacovou
Dean of the School of Business; Professor of Management

(Executive team listed by alphabetical order)

Mercy Eyadiel
Chief Corporate Engagement Officer

Keith Gilmer
Chief Administrative Officer

Sylvia Green
Chief Marketing Officer

Gordon McCray
Vice Dean, Academic Programs; Professor

Michelle Roehm
Vice Dean of Faculty; Professor

T.J. Truskowski 
Executive Director of Development



Board of Visitors

The Wake Forest University School of Business Board of Visitors advises the school on matters related to curriculum, programs, facilities, and operations.  The Board actively promotes our vision and goals within the business community and facilitates relationships with key business and government entities in regions around the world. Board members meet twice per year and actively serve on a variety of sub-committees.

Meeting Dates:


Thursday afternoon, April 12, 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018
Winston-Salem, NC

Summer Call
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:00 pm Eastern

Thursday afternoon, October 4, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Winston-Salem, NC


List of Board of Visitors

Mr. John A. Allison IV – Executive in Residence, Wake forest University, Retired President and CEO, Cato Institute and Retired Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation

Ms. Susan M. Benz, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Mr. P. James Brady III, Chief Operating Officer, Grant Thornton, LLP

Ms. Janice W. Calloway – Lifetime Member

Mr. A. Brian Cochrane – Chief Executive Officer, Aon Strategic Advisors and Transaction Solutions

Mr. John E. Cogan – Partner, Centerview Partners

Mr. Jeffrey A. Davis – Executive Vice President and CFO, J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Mr. David M. Denton – Executive Vice President and CFO, CVS Health

Ms. Lisbeth C. Evans – Owner, Salem Homes and West Third Street Media

Ms. Sharon French – Executive Vice President, Head of Beta Solutions, OppenheimerFunds, Inc.

Mr. Michael J. Genereux – Senior Managing Director, PJT Partners

Mr. Thomas P. Gibbons – Vice Chairman and CFO, BNY Mellon, Inc.

Mr. R. Kent Griffin – Jr., Managing Partner, PHICAS Investors

Mr. Craig A. Gunckel – Chief Executive Officer, Iconex, LLC

Mr. Dennis G. Hatchell – Manager and Founder, HatchellCo, LLC, Retired President and CEO, The Pantry, Inc., Board of Directors (Audit Chair), Weis Markets

Ms. Marybeth T. Hays – Executive Vice President, Consumables and Health & Wellness, Walmart

Mr. S. Laing Hinson III – Principal, S. L. Hinson Associates, LLLP

Mr. G. Thomas Hough – Retired Americas Vice Chair, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young, LLP

Charles O. Izard – General Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Mrs. Kathleen M. Johnson – President, Sales, Marketing and Services, Microsoft US

Mr. Todd J. Jones – Chief Executive Officer, Willis Towers Watson

Mr. Alan J. Kelly – Adjunct Professor of the Practice, Wake Forest University School of Business, Retired President, ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants, & Specialties Marketing Company and Vice President, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Mr. Robert P. Lee – Managing Partner, Sheffield Investment Partners, LLC

Mr. Thomas E. Line – Chief Financial Officer, Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc.

Mr. Stephen L. Lineberger – President and CEO, SV America Holdings, LLC

Mr. Michael F. Mahoney – Chairman and CEO

Mr. Douglas A. McGraw – Former Chief Operating Officer

Mr. John P. McNicholas – CoveView Advisors

Mr. John R. Miller IV –  Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, Division Americas

Mr. L. David Mounts – Chief Executive Officer, Inmar, Inc.

Mr. Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp – Partner, Morgan Lewis

Mr. Michael I. Pappas – President and CEO, Illustrated Properties

Mr. R. Doyle Parrish – President, Summit Hospitality Group, Ltd.

Ms. Cathy J. Pace – President and CEO, Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Ms. Lorraine J. Prentis – Executive Director, Global Financial Services, Ernst & Young

Mr. Billy D. Prim – Executive Chairman of the Board, Primo Water Corporation

Mr. Jorge Rodriguez – Director, SURA Wealth and Asset Management

Mr. José R. Rodriguez – Partner in Charge, Audit Committee Institute

Mrs. Andrea Malik Roe – Cheif Financial Officer and Co-Founder,  CRH Healthcare, LLC

Ms. Karen W. Rogers – Director and Co-Owner, Community Holding Company and Inez Deposit Bank

Mr. Michael E. Rogers – Global Deputy Private Equity Leader, US Private Equity Origination Leader

Mr. Gabriel Schulze – Founder and Executive Chairman, Schulze Global Investments Limited

Ms. Ashley M. Skyrme – Managing Director, Accenture

Mr. Gerald F. Smith Jr. – President and CEO, Valley Proteins, Inc.

Mr. Ralph M. Snow, III – Chief Executive Officer, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP

Mr. Michael Snyder – Managing Director, MacKay Shields, LLC

Mr. Anthony W. Thomas – President and CEO, Windstream Holdings, Inc.

Mr. C. Jeffery Triplette – President and CEO, ArbiterSports

Mr. Howard Upchurch – Group President, Innerwear Americas, Hanesbrands, Inc.

Mr. David Wahrhaftig – Managing Director, Kelso & Company

Mr. Frank Warren – Senior Vice President and General Manager, Merchandising Displays, WestRock Company

Mr. J. Gibson Watson, III – Managing Partner, Trident Wealth Management Consulting, LLC

Mr. Gregory J. Wessling – Principal Partner, A & G Associates and Partners, LLC

Mr. Stephen J. Wiehe – Former Chairman of the Board and CEO,   SciQuest, Inc.

Mr. Eric C. Wiseman – Chairman of the Board, Executive Chairman, VF Corporation