Economics

Advisory Board

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Advisory Board Mission

The mission of the Board of Executive Advisors is to provide guidance and assistance for the Department of Economics enhancing the learning experiences of its students, and professional development of the faculty in order to help fulfill the missions of Xavier University, the Williams College of Business and the Department.

The Board represents a group of business leaders from diverse backgrounds with a special focus on occupations and sectors that typically employ graduates of economics programs. Current initiatives include professional networking and social events, mentoring opportunities, guest speakers and internship opportunities. If you would like to learn more about our Board, please feel free to contact Joel Handorf (our current Chair of the Advisor Board) at joel.handorf@morganstanley.com or Hasan Faruq, Ph.D. (Chair of the Economics Department) at faruqh@xavier.edu.

Advisory Board Members

Eric Baumgardner

Eric Baumgardner
Retired Senior Finance Director
Procter and Gamble

Brendan Banker

Brendan Banker
Economics & Forecasting
Macy's

Doug Campbell

Doug Campbell
Assistant Vice President of Executive Communications
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Tim Cholvat

Tim Cholvat
Senior Account Executive 
SAS 

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Kevin Coker
Attorney
Frost Brown Todd

Rick Garcia

Rick Garcia
Vice President, Operations 
Lockton Global Solutions

Joel Handorf

Joel Handorf (Board Chair)
Executive Director 
Graystone Consulting, Morgan Stanley

David Hehman

David Hehman
Retired President 
Federal Home Loan Bank

Mike Hoffman

Mike Hoffman
Consultant/Owner
Mariner Health Consulting

Mallory Isaac

Mallory Isaac
National Account Manager
SC Johnson and Son, Inc.

William Keim

William Keim
Intelligent Cloud Lead (Midwest Region)
Microsoft Corporation

Patrick Mueller

Patrick Mueller
Assistant Vice President & Team Lead at Chubb

Joe Muska

Joe Muska
Litigation Attorney
McDonald Hopkins LLC

Megan O'Donnell

Megan O'Donnell
Senior Manager 
Kroger

 

Bradley Ruwe

Bradley Ruwe
Partner
Dinsmore

Joseph St. Charles

Joseph St. Charles
Senior Director Of Quantitative Analysis 
Capital One 

Nicole Tedford

Nicole Tedford
Chief Operating Officer
CPN Legal