UT Family Business Center



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Savage and Associates Complex

Room 2200
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390


Advisory Board

The UT Center for Family & Privately-Held Business Advisory Board consists of family business community leaders, Center sponsors, UT staff and administrators and College of Business and Innovation faculty. The Board oversees its program and membership committees through collaboration and astute leadership. It truly reflects the Center's mission and its partnership with the business and academic environments.

Chris Anderson
Anderson Strategy

Rob Bleile
Shopmetrics, Inc.

Joe Cooper
UT College of Business and Innovation

Alex Gerken
Fifth Third Bank

Joel Gorski, Vice-Chair

Laurie Gross
Gross Electric

Jack Hagmeyer
William Vaughan

Todd Hendricks Jr.
Pioneer Industrial Systems

Hassan HassabElnaby, Interim Dean
College of Business and Innovation

Katrina Iott
Iott Ranch & Orchard

Gary Johnson
American Flooring Installers

Mike Uckele
Uckele Health & Nutrition

David Krock
Eastman & Smith, Ltd.

Brett Loney
The University of Toledo Foundation

Scott Newsom
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Steve Niswander
Huntington National Bank

Tony Packo

Tanya Pipatjarasgit
Signature Associates

Garry Roberts

Ed Simon
Giant Industries

Sharon Skilliter, Chair

Debbe Skutch, Director
UT Center for Family & Privately-Held Business

Bill Steel
Bard Manufacturing

Jenell Wittmer
UT College of Business and Innovation 


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Last Updated: 11/17/17