Board of Visitors

The Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors comprises some of the school's most distinguished alumni and friends. Their role is to provide advice and counsel in the areas of long range planning, the undergraduate and graduate programs, fundraising, and public relations. The primary expectations of the board and of its members include exerting a positive influence within the school and the university by, for example, providing advice and counsel to the Dean and senior staff in all aspects of the School; serving as a conduit between students, faculty and administration; shaping and supporting the school's position within the university.

Board of Visitors

  • Mr. Scott J. Arnold, BSE'86, AppSense
  • Mr. David M. Bennett (Dave), BSE’83, P’14, Chief Executive Officer, Proterra
  • Mr. Stephen R. Bolze (Steve), BSE'85, Senior Vice President, General Electric
  • Mr. Amjad A. Bseisu, BSE’81, Chief Executive Officer, EnQuest
  • Mr. Thomas A. Burger, Jr. (Tom), BSE’88, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC
  • Mr. Matthew Q. Christensen (Matt), BSE'02, Rose Park Advisors
  • Ms. Laurie C. Conner, BSE’76, President and CEO, The Detection Group, Inc.
  • Mr. James C. Daues (Jim), BSE’81, Senior Vice President, Zurich Financial Services/Farmers Insurance
  • Mr. Daniel M. Dickinson (Dan), BSE'83, Managing Partner, HCI Equity Partners
  • Mr. W. Grant Dollens (Grant), BSE’01, Ayer Capital Management
  • Dr. J. Christopher Dries (Chris), BSE’94, President & CEO, United Silicon Carbide, Inc.
  • Mr. Kevin Edwards, BSE'01, Vice President, Morgan Stanley
  • Mr. David W. Erdman, BSE'71, Erdman Hockfield & Leone, LLP
  • Mrs. Alyssa M. Fanelli, BSE'02, Interest Rate Sales, Goldman Sachs
  • Mr. Fred M. Fehsenfeld, Jr., BSE'73, Managing Trustee, The Heritage Group
  • Mr. William J. Florence III (Bill), BSE’83, Self Employed, Real Estate Investment Services & Asset Management
  • Dr. Robert L. Galloway Jr. (Bob), BSE'77, G'83, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
  • Dr. Stacy Stansell Gardner, BSE'91, Director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Gendell (Jeff), T’81, General Partner, Tontine Associates LLC
  • Mr. William B. Gex (Bill), BSE’82, Chief Executive Officer, Anderson Equipment Company
  • Mr. John J. Glushik, BSE'90, General Partner, Intersouth Advisors Inc.
  • Ms. Suzanne M. Gregory (Sue), BSE’87, Managing Counsel, Merck & Company, Inc.
  • Mr. William J. Hanenberg (Bill), BSE’73, MBA’80, P’04
  • Mr. Philip J. Hawk (Phil), BSE'76, P'06, Chairman and CEO, Team Inc.
  • Mr. James D. Heerwagen (Jim), BSE'80, President & CEO, NtechRA, Inc.
  • Dr. Henry Kent Holland, M.D. (Kent), BSE'78, The Blood&Marrow Transplant Group of GA
  • Admiral Grant T. Hollett, Jr., BSME’64, P’93, Senior Advisor, The O’Gara Group
  • Ms. Julie A. Keenan, BSE'84, Rabinowitz Partners LLC
  • Mr. James E. Kemler (Jamie), BSE’79, Group President, Stryker Corporation
  • Mr. Nelson E. Matthews, Jr. (JR), BSE'85, Founder, Tregaron Capital Co.
  • Mr. George N. Mattson II, BSE'87, Managing Director (retired), Goldman Sachs & Company
  • Mr. Thomas Charles Mazzucco Jr. (Tom), BSE'88, Managing Director, Jefferies Group Inc.
  • Dr. Carl E. McCants Ph.D., BSE’81, Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity
  • Mr. John M. McDonald III, BSE'83, Hyde Park Capital Partners
  • Mr. J. Bradford McIlvain (Brad), BSE'81, Attorney, Archer & Greiner, P.C.
  • Mr. Jeffrey B. Meehan (Jeff), P'07, P'10, Real Estate Manager
  • Mr. Thomas A. Natelli (Tom), BSE '82, P'10, CEO/President, Natelli Communities
  • Mrs. Tanya S. Nizialek, BSE’91
  • Mr. John T. F. Oxaal, BSE’76, Partner, Sevin Rosen Funds
  • Mr. Biggs C. Porter, T'76, CPA, Fluor Corporation
  • Mr. David L. Pratt (Dave), BSE'85, Marketing Business Leader, Progressive Insurance
  • Mrs. Elizabeth S. Press, BSE'85
  • Mrs. Janis J. Rehlaender, BSE'77, P'07, P'09, P'11, Retired, Director of Corporate Planning, Baxter International, Chairman, Darien, CT. Board of Education
  • Mr. Michael G. Rhodes, BSE’87
  • Mr. Timothy P. Rooney (Tim), BSE’80, MBA’82, Chief Executive Officer, Manhattan Holdings, Inc.
  • Mr. Steven C. Rosner (Steve), BSE'83, Senior Partner & VP, L.E.K. Consulting
  • Mr. David I. Rowland (Dave), BSE’81, Energy & Environmental Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mr. Carl E. Rudiger, Jr. (Chuck), BSEE'61, Retired, Director, Business Development, Lockheed Corporation
  • Mr. Kenneth T. Schiciano (Ken), BSE'84, Managing Director, TA Associates
  • Mr. Eric J. Schiffer, BSE’83
  • Mr. Robert L. Seelig (Rob), BSE'90, Vice President & General Counsel, White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
  • Mr. David P. Spearman (Dave), BSE'77, P'06, P'08, P’11, P’13, President, Radamerica Inc.
  • Mr. Steven R. Steinhilber (Steve), T'76, P'12, P'15, Vice President, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Mr. Seymour Sternberg, P'08
  • Mr. Scott E. Telesz, BSE'89, Executive Vice President, Praxair, Inc.
  • Mr. Manlio A. Valdes, BSE'88, P'17, Ingersoll Rand Climate Solutions
  • Mr. Robert Rudolph Wahl Jr. (Rob), BSE'89, Private Investor, Co-founder and Managing Partner, 5:15 Capital Management
  • Dr. Seth A. Watkins, BSE'92, G'93, G'96, L'99, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Ms. Denise A. Williams, BSE'87
  • Ms. Kathleen M. Williams, T'80, P'11
  • Ms. Yin Yin, BSE’94
  • Mr. Michael H. Yoh, BSE’85, President & CEO, Munitions and Government, Day & Zimmermann, Inc.
  • Mr. Nicholas Zaldastani, BSE'79 P'18