Advisory Board

External Advisory Board, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

The role of the Woodruff School Advisory Board is to recommend strategic directions for the Woodruff School, suggest broad-based curriculum changes, and consult with the School chair and the faculty on important issues. Members are invited to join the Advisory Board so that its composition reflects the varied scope of mechanical engineering, nuclear and radiological engineering, and medical physics in industry, the related professions, and the academic community.

Mr. David P. Adams III (BME 1986)
President
Adams Capital, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Thomas G. Arlotto (BME 1982)
Principal
Maestro Strategies
Roswell, GA

Dr. Farshad Ali Karimi-Azad (BME 1982)
United Utility Services LLC
Charlotte, NC

Dr. Rebeccah Brown (PhDME 2003, MSME 2000)
Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs
MiMedx Group, Inc.
Marietta, Georgia

Mr. R. Keith Chambless (BME 1980)
President
GeoFields, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. James Dullum (BME 1974)
Managing Partner
Fieldstone Equity
West Palm Beach, Florida

Mr. Dolan Falconer (BNE 1978, MSNE 1979)
President & CEO
ScanTech Holdings, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Johney Green, Jr. (MSME 1993, PhD ME 2000)
Associate Laboratory Director
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, Colorado

Mr. Barry Holden (BME 1970)
President
Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.
Thomson, Georgia

Mr. Dennis W. Kelly (BME 1976)
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta, GA

Ms. Fredda Lerner (BME 1981)
Senior Engineering Specialist in Enterprise Systems Engineering
Aerospace Corporation
Chantilly, Virginia

Mr. Mark Ligler (BME 1976)
Vice President
Factory Automation Systems
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. James N. McNeely (BME 1998, MS Arch 2001)
Principal
Product Quickstart
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Mr. Nelson McRay (MSME 1987   BME 1985)
Retired
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Roswell, Georgia

Mr. Lawrence J. Montgomery (BME 1978)
President
Montgomery Family Foundation
Carrollton, Georgia

Ms. Emily Muhlberger (MBA 2009, BME 2004)
Sr. Business Process Manager
Relay Health
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Floyd R. Nation (BME 1968)
Law Office of Floyd R. Nation
San Antonio, Texas

Mr. Steven Pinsky (BME 1985)
Managing Director
Sutton Advisory Group
Plainview, NY

Mr. Barry Powell (BME 1989, MSME 1991)
Vice President, Low Voltage Distribution Business Unit
Siemens Industry
Norcross, Georgia

Mr. Forrest Robinson (BME 1982)
President
Mission Communications LLC
Norcross, Georgia

Mr. Matt Sparks (BME 1998)
Vice President, Airport Operations
Delta Airlines
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Karen A. Thole
Professor and Department Head
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Dr. Kyle H. Turner (BSEE 1969, MSNE 1969, PhDNE 1971)
Principal
McCallum-Turner, Inc.
Evergreen, Colorado

Mr. Chip Wade (BME 2006)
Lead Creative
WadeWorks
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Manuel Walters (BME 1992)
Global Contracts Manager Procurement
Phillips 66
Houston, Texas

Mrs. Tracy Hawkins West (BME 1990)
Director of End-use, Power Delivery and Fleet R&D
Southern Company Services
Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Nils Young (BME 1968)
Founder & Director
DBS Manufacturing
Atlanta, Georgia