Business Advisory Council

The Coggin College of Business is privileged to have the leadership and commitment from the Business Advisory Council. The Business Advisory Council was created to provide communication between the world of business and the classroom. Within various committees and at full Council meetings, members provide input on the strategic direction of the Coggin College, our academic programs and are vital to our development activities.



Elaine Johnson Elaine Johnson (Chair)
Principal- Corp Development & Strategic Investments
Florida Blue


Business Advisory Members

Keith Adams Keith Adams (Secretary) 
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, LLP          


 Susan Boggs - Updated

Susan Boggs

Vice President

Administration & Chief People Officer


Joseph R. Agee, III

Executive Director

Branch Manager

Morgan Stanley

Nelson Bradshaw  


Nelson Bradshaw

Northeast Florida Chief Executive Officer

BBVA Compass 

Arjen Althuis

“AJ” Arjen Althuis

Managing Partner

Talent House Consulting

  Gilbert Colόn

Deputy District Director

North Florida District Office

Small Business Administration


Stephanie Coonan

Stephanie V. Coonan


Curt Cunkle Curt Cunkle

Director of Florida & Executive Banking



Trey Gunn

"Trey" Marshall D. Gunn, III, CPA, CGMA, MAcc              

Marshall D. Gunn, III CPA Firm, PLLC


David Emanuel(1) David Emanuel

Chief Human Resource Officer

APR Energy 

Nathaniel Herring - 2

Nathaniel Herring

Area Developer-Florida

Clubstore Outlet, LLC

  Brian Fay

Managing Director

Chief Operating Officer – Operations & Technology   

Deutsche Bank


Elizabeth Gassner

Elizabeth Gassner

Fidelity Investments

Erik Hoag

Erik Hoag

Chief Financial Officer, Banking and Payments

Fidelity Information Services (FIS)











Davud Honig(1) 

David Honig

Chief Executive Officer

The Parts House

  “Spike” Javier Salinas


Atlantic Engineering & Logistics, Inc.


Julie Lamey Julie Lamey


Grant Thornton LLP

David Silick

David Sillick


Jacksonville Business Journal 


Gil Pomar

Gil Pomar 

Regional President

CenterState Bank


Dan Mahoney Dan Mahoney
Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy 

CIT Equipment Finance, US

Amy Rice Amy Rice

AVP of Commercial Finance

CSX Transportation

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

Senior Vice President, Automotive Operations

CEVA Logistics


Paul Robbins

Paul Robbins


Caribbean Shipping Services, Inc.

Bill C. Van Law III, CFP

President, Investment Advisors Division

Raymond James

Kirk Williams

Kirk Williams

President and CEO

Proficient Auto Transport


N. Wayman Winbush

N. Wyman Winbush, II

Manager, IBM Summit Program

Honorary Members & Recipients of the Prime F. Osborn,
III Distinguished Business Leaders Award: 

Ronald J. Adams, Ph.D. 

Ronald Autry

Edward L. Baker

H. Eugene Baker, III, Ph.D. (BBA '74, MBA '76)
John D. Baker
Mina-Baliamoune-Lutz, Ph. D
Anna Lopez Brosche (BBA '93, MACC '95)
J. Brooks Brown, M.D.
Edward E. Burr

Walter P. Bussells (BBA '73)

John R. Byers

Michael Cascone, Jr.
Gary R. Chartrand
Luther Coggin
B. Jay Coleman, Ph.D.
T. O'Neal Douglas
Lawrence J. DuBow
Adel I. El-Ansary, Ph.D.
Mitchell C. Fane, CFA, ASA
Gary R. Fane, Ph.D.
Robert Frankel, Ph.D.
George D. Gable, Jr.
William W. Gay
Mel Gottlieb
A. Hugh Greene
Steven T. Halverson
M.C. “Ceree” Harden, III
Donna L. Harper (BBA '89)
David M. Hicks
Leerie T. Jenkins, Jr.

Sylvester T. John (BBA '01)

Hugh H. Jones, Jr.





Delores M. Kesler
Howard I. Korman

Reinhold P. Lamb, Ph.D

Robert I. Lufrano, MD.

Frank J. Mackesy

Paul M. Mason, Ph.D
William C. Mason, Ed.D.
James E. McCollum
Thomas R. McGehee*
Frank S. McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Janie S. McLure (BBA '77)
Jeffrey Michelman, Ph.D.
Audrey M. Moran, J.D.
Steven K. Paulson, Ph.D.
Steve F. Perez, Jr. (BBA '83)
Thomas F. Petway, III
Catherine B. Reynolds (BBA '80)
The Honorable John Darrell Rood
Lowell M. Salter, Ph.D.

Gov. Frederick H. Schultz*

Linda H. Sherrer

David A. Smith (BBA '82)
Jeffrey W. Steagall, Ph.D
David A. Stein
Martin E. "Hap" Stein, Jr.
Brian Tollberg
Earle C. Traynham, Ph.D.
Reza Vaghefi, Ph.D.
Mark P. Vitner (MBA '92)
Michael J. Ward
J. Wayne Weaver