The Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors serves as a corporate board of advisors, focusing especially on providing counsel and stimulating advances in areas of strategic importance to Smeal and to Penn State.
The Smeal College Board of Visitors was formed in 1989 with 10 founding members. Now the board features nearly 40 members, covering an array of businesses and industries. The board meets once every semester to provide recommendations on new initiatives and offer feedback on matters related to the college. In addition to acting as ambassadors of Smeal, members engage with the college community through mentorship, philanthropy, and recruitment.
Members of the Board
Lizabeth H. Zlatkus, Chair, Smeal College Board of Visitors
Board Director, Legal & General Group, Plc
Lou Grabowsky, Vice Chair, Smeal College Board of Visitors
Partner, Juniper Capital Management, L.L.C.
Managing Partner, Eminent Capital Partners LLC
John M. Arnold
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Products Corporation
Richard H. Bard
President and Chief Executive Officer, Bard Capital Group, LLC
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Marriott International, Inc.
Vice Chairman and National Managing Partner (Retired), U.S. Regions, Deloitte & Touche USA, LLP
Alvin H. Clemens
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, US Hospital Direct
President and Chief Executive Officer, Advance Realty
Mitchell D. Cohen
Vice Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Troy H. Cromwell
Chief Sales/Strategy Officer, Experian
President and Chief Executive Officer, Methods Machine Tools Inc.
Corporate Vice President and President, Southeast Region (retired), Allegiance Healthcare Corp.
President (Retired), Ford Motor Land Development Corp.
Executive Vice President and Director of Stores, Kohl's Department Stores
Edward R. Hintz
President, Hintz Capital Management
A. Richard Janiak
Managing Director, Citigroup, Inc.
Martha Barnhart Jordan
Partner (retired), Corporate Department, Latham & Watkins LLP
Jeffery L. Leininger
Vice Chairman (retired), Mellon Financial Corporation
Biopharmaceutical Industry Executive (Retired)
Chairman and Co-founder, MorganFranklin Consulting
Managing Director, BNY Mellon Corporate Trust
President and Chief Executive Officer, S & A Homes, Inc.
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Enviva Holdings
J. David Rogers
Chief Executive Officer, J.D. Capital Management LLC
Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide
Mark S. Schweiker
Senior Vice President and Chief Relationship Officer, Renmatix
Head, Ultra High Net Worth Client Segment & Solutions, Merrill Lynch
Salomon "Sal" Sredni
Chief Executive Officer, TradeStation Group, Inc.
Partner, Caldwell Partners
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Stoneridge, Inc.
Richard K. Struthers
President, Ashford Point Enterprises
Lloyd "Buzz" Waterhouse
President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), McGraw-Hill Education
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (retired), Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc.