Members of the College of Business Advisory Council bring their own industry knowledge and work experience so that business programs at St. Ambrose thrive, grow, and inspire our students.
Council members also advise business programs and faculty in their delivery of relevant curriculum and high-impact experiences. This collaboration creates a direct connection between faculty and alumni working in a variety of business sectors.
Shane Jones '05
Founding Member, Sales Recruiter, Fooda
Dick Kleine '13
Past Chair; Retired, John Deere
President, Tri-City Electric
VP, Human Resources and Communications, Kent Corporation
President, Rouse Consulting Group
President, Ruhl & Ruhl Commercial Co.
President and CEO, F&M Bank
Marketing Automation Specialist, SAP Ariba
Cathie Whiteside '93
Past chair; Retired-Consultant
Members Not Pictured
Eric Beckman '06, Vice-Chair
VP, Senior Controller, Central Bancshares, Inc.
Steve Otto '91
Senior Vice President, National Sales
Manager - Federated Securities Corp.
Don Courtright '99
Business Development and Client Service, William Blair & Co.
Cyndi Papp Carrington '86
Team Manager, State Farm Insurance
Marie Ziegler '78
Past Chair, COB
Vice President (Retired), Deere and Co.
Jake O'Rourke '14
Vice President, O'Rourke Sales Company
Greg Hass '95
CEO, Valley Construction