The advisory board was instrumental in establishing the Masters of International Business major at Friends University. The board members regularly visit classes and share their business experience with Global MBA students as guest speakers. They also serve as external advisors for final projects and global business residences abroad.
GLOBAL MBA ADVISORY BOARD. Front row, left –right: Dr. Valentina Chappell, Global MBA Director; Ellie Antova, ICM, International Regional Manager; Sarah Braden, Intrust Bank, Senior International Banking Specialist; Bob Kice, Kice Industries, VP (retired); Ray Garvey, The Grasshopper Company, Export Manager; A.J. Anderson, Wichita U.S. Export Center, Director. Second row, left –right: Tim Shanfelt, Koch Industries, Inc. Operations Enabler Leader; Joel B. Davis, Bombardier Aerospace, Director, Facilities Development; Jim Wilkerson, Product Safety and Certification, Textron Aviation, Manager; Bassam (Sammy) Jaradat, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, SAP Senior Business Analyst; Steve Shaad, BG Products, Int’l Trade Division, Market Manager. Absent: Karyn Page, Kansas Global Services, Inc. , CEO and President; Monica Trochim, Markus Food, International Sales manager; Woody Swain, Invista, Koch Industries, Inc. Business Development, Director (retired)