Wilkes University

Dean's Executive Advisory Board


The Mission of the Dean’s Executive Advisory Board is to advise the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership Dean on the School’s interactions with external stakeholders of individuals, corporations, and agencies to develop, plan and facilitate specific targeted activities that advance Sidhu School’s goals.

Board Members

Chair: Susan Davis (alumna) | Vice President of Asset Management, Cascade Capital Group
Vice Chair: James F. Burke (alumnus) | Chief Banking Officer, FNCB

Michael Constantine (alumnus) AAI, CLCS | Smith Brothers Regional Leader

John A. Chipego (alumnus) Director, Business Operations Investment Accounting, Blackrock Investment Management, LLC

Deborah Erdner (alumna) | Vice President, Operations, Liaison International

Joe Farrell (alumnus) | Director North American Customer Engagement Operations, Mondelez International

William J. Jones (alumnus) | President & CEO, United Way

Herb Kemp (alumnus), retired | Director Sales NE / Director of Corp. Accounts, Anchor Packaging Corp.

Venard Scott Koerwer | Vice President for Strategy & Planning, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Karen Kuklewicz-Friar (alumna) | CFO, Benco Dental

Wayne Lonstein (alumnus) | CEO, VFT Solutions, Inc.

Leigh E. Major (alumna) | Vice President, Business Risk & Control Assoc. Mgr. College of Risk/Business Risk and Controls

George C. Morrison (alumnus) Counsel, White and Williams LLP

Lauretta O’Hara (alum) | Vice President of Human Resources, Cornell Cookson

Francis David Rash (alumnus) | R&D Controller, Sanofi Pasteur

David Thomas DO, Ph.D. (alumnus) | CEO, President, RMSA Neuroscience Division, Chief, subdivision of Neurology, Riddle Hospital

Wico Van Genderen | Chief Executive Officer, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber

Bruce Weinstock (alumnnus) Financial Advisor | Kades-Margolis

Elyse Ide Wilson, COO, Stream Revenue Management, Inc. (SRM)

Michael Zeto (alumnus) | Vice President of IoT and General Manager AT&T Small Cities, AT&T