Center for Family & Privately-Held Business


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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

Wes Beham
Gilmore Jasion Mahler, Ltd.

Tobey Cauffiel, Chair
Granite City Pickling

Joseph J. Coyle
Coyle Funeral & Cremation Services

Emily Fischer
The Pursuit Group

Bashar Gammoh
UT Professor of Marketing

Alex Gerken
Fifth Third Bank

Joel Gorski

Laurie Gross
Gross Electric

Todd Hendricks Jr.
Pioneer Industrial Systems

Gary Insch, Dean
College of Business and Innovation

Gary Johnson
American Flooring Installers

Bruce Klinger
Mass Mutual




David Krock
Eastman & Smith, Ltd.

Mike McAlear
Service Spring Corp.

Scott Newsom
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Steve Niswander
Huntington National Bank

Tanya Pipatjarasgit
Signature Associates

Matt Schroeder
The University of Toledo

Ed Simon
Giant Industries

Sharon Skilliter, Vice-Chair

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

Fred Treuhaft
Plante Moran Financial Advisors

Jenell Wittmer
UT Professor of Management

Bob Yonker
UT Professor of Management

Last Updated: 6/9/16