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Advisory Board


The mission of the Business Advisory Board (BAB) shall be to inform, support and promote the Whitworth School of Business by fostering and furthering connections between the school of business, fellow BAB members and the broader business community.


  1. Share knowledge, experience and current trends acquired through members' participation in business activities.
  2. Help the school of business maintain curriculum that is aligned with the needs of business and industry, both domestic and foreign.
  3. Engage with school of business leadership, educators and business students to develop supportive relationships built on trust.
  4. Volunteer in at least one experiential learning activity annually to benefit business students, i.e. mock interviews, mentoring, etc. 
  5. Advocate for and promote the positive image of the school of business; serve as an ambassador for its faculty and students throughout the business community.
  6. Encourage the resource development essential to sustain the quality for which the school of business is known: 
    1. Open the door to referrals, relationship-building, internships, grad hires, etc.
    2. Advise and support institutional advancement as it endeavors to seek funding for school of business programs and initiatives.


Advisory Board Members

  • Gregg Amend
    Partner, Moss Adams LLP
  • Bruce Bethards
    Director, Sales Planning & Operations, Nestle Coffee Partners
  • Daria Brown
    CPA, Daria K Brown, CPA, LLC
  • Bill Condon
    Vice Chair, Colliers 
  • Robert "Bobby" Forster
    President & CEO, Forster Financial
  • Taudd Hume
    Attorney, Witherspoon Brajcich McPhee, PLLC
  • Bob Ingersoll
    Retired, Corporate VP-Contracts & Pricing, Boeing
  • Carolyn Kadyk
    Executive Director, MultiCare Health Foundation INW
  • David Kimmet
    President, Rehn & Associates
  • James King
    Audit & Assurance Managing Director, Deloitte
  • Daniel Mahoney
    Retired, CEO, Fastor Systems (acquired by Smart Modular Technology)
  • Tim Mitrovich
    CEO/Chief Investment Officer, Ten Capital
  • Holly Montgomery
    VP-Relationship Management & Private Banking, U.S. Bank
  • Travis Prewitt
    Retired, Vice President, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • Christopher Roberts
    CEO, Civetta Therapeutics
  • Ken Roberts
    Chief Investment Strategist, Palouse Capital Management
  • Ric Rocca
    Retired, Owner, Darios Investments LLC (DBA Jimmy John’s)
  • Katie Schnider
    Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories 
  • Fred Stockton
    Retired, Keywords Studios
  • Aaron Vaccaro
    Senior Associate, WestRiver Group
  • Kristin Watts 
    SVP-Specialized Lending, AgWest Farm Credit