Having a strong connection to the business industry creates relevant and innovative opportunities for our students, faculty, and community.

The Global Leadership Council (GLC) is a group of the best and brightest minds in business and business-related fields. This advisory board for the dean helps guide the college to accomplish its mission of making the world a better place through teaching, research, and service. With their experience and energy, GLC members provide a vital link to real-world business topics and trends, which translate into new opportunities for the College of Business community.

Comprised of executives and top business leaders from Colorado and around the globe, GLC helps develop new programs, secure new funding, advocate for the college in the greater business community, and develop globalization strategies. Members meet bi-annually.


Richard J. Bartels
Bartels & Company, LLC CPA
Scott Bixby
Food Services of America
Mark D. Carleton
Liberty Media Corporation
David Chow
Affinity Capital Inc./Firmus Capital Inc.
Drew Crouch
Ball Corporation
Matt Erickson
Zayo Group, MRE Holdings
Max Gelwix
Pacific Drive-Ins, LLC
Thomas G. Haury
Haury Properties, LLC
Bob Hottman
Gary Howard
Liberty Media Corporation
Robert Isaman
Kohlberg & Company, LLC
Barbara Kallay
Leprino Foods Company
Michael Mooney
EMI Group and MJM Management & Consulting, Inc.
M. Catherine Morris
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
John D. Morton
The Sports Authority
William H. O’Brien
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Curt Richardson
Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc. and Blue Ocean Holdings LLC, and OtterBox
Sandy Rothe
Deloitte & Touche LLP
John Schaible
AtlasBanc Holdings Corporation
Marek Siwiec
Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center
Kevin S. Tice
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Pat Tracy
Dot Foods, Inc.
Arthur Valdez
Target Corporation
Robert F. Weber Jr.
Woodward, Inc.
Jason Wheeler
Tesla Motors
Dr. Karie Willyerd
Success Factors
Cheryl Zimlich
Bohemian Foundation