Industrial Advisory Board

The College of Engineering Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) provides advice, support, and feedback to the College and its' Departments regarding engineering education and program development. They also provide assistance with outreach programs, accreditation, recruitment, research, and investment of resources. They connect the College to many of the engineering firms in the area and supply the College with information regarding the current needs of industry. Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and individuals who are interested in the success of the University of South Alabama Engineering programs.

 

College of Engineering Industrial Advisory Board

Name Title Company Name
Jeremy Becton Process Engineer BASF
Tanya Fratto Blair President & CEO Diamond Innovations
Mark Bush General Manager SSAB Alabama, Inc.
Bob Chappelle Chief Operating Officer Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Robert D'Alessandro Retired Evonik Corporation
Hank Eubanks Aviation Service Line Manager Volkert, Inc.
W. Wynne Fuller Chief, Operations Division Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Norman Gholson Technical Fellow & Chief Engineer Leidos
Christopher Gilbert Sr. Vice President Evonik Corporation
Randy Johnson Chief Engineering Ingalls Shipbuilding
Joseph (Mike) Juck Jr. Retired BASF
Steve J. Kirkham Power Delivery General Manager Alabama Power Company
Paul W. Klotz Manager of Business Development Thompson Engineering
Steve LeDoux Retired Syngenta
Tom Perrine* Vice President - Engineering Austal USA
Victor Rhoades   Austal USA
Jorge Salazar VP Engineering & Technologies Mitsubishi Polysilicon
Wes Teague** Project Director Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
David Trent Site Director Airbus Americas Engineering, Inc.
Joe Wheatley CEO Wheatley Consulting
David Whiddon Retired HII - Ingalls Shipbuilding

*Chair
**Vice Chair