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Corporate Advisory Committee

 The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing prepares our students for successful careers in the engineering and computing professions.  We have established a Corporate Advisory Committee (CAC) of executives in business, industry, military, and professional affiliations across the Southeast.

College leadership, faculty, and staff consult with CAC members on a range of issues from workforce development and industry trends to our curriculum revisions in our academic programs.


CAC Mission

  1. Strategic: Inform the Dean from a professional perspective about trends and events affecting the profession and the College.
  2. Coalition Building:  Help the Dean develop relationships with regional corporations, educational and governmental institutions; act as ambassadors and advocates for Georgia Southern within professional networks.
  3. Educational:  Provide expertise and knowledge of what is required from entry-level employees in the engineering and computing fields.
  4. Fundraising:  Endowments, scholarships, research funds and in-kind donations are crucial to achieving a shared goal of providing a top-notch education for our graduates (and future employees).
2 people holding a large sheet up to a wall to cover a new sign
CAC Chair Maureen Warren & CEC Dean Mohammad Davoud unveil College Kiosk

CAC Membership

Edward Ayer, Assoc. Dir. Engineering & Technical Managmeent, Air Force Sustainment Center – Robins AFB

Edward F. Boyle, Jr., VP-Engineering – Norfolk Southern

Darren Bridges, President & CEO – Safe Systems, Inc.

Sheryl Fikse Bunton, Senior VP and CIO, Business Technology – Gulfstream Aerospace

Marty Daniel, President & CEO – Daniel Defense

Adam Dubinskas, Program Manager for Advanced Mobility – Lockheed Martin

R.T. Evans, Jr., Senior VP, Division Manager – Evans General Contractors

Eric Froebel, Director of Global Engineering Processes & IT Architecture – AGCO Corporation

Aaron Gwinner, Sr. VP and CIO – Reynolds American, Inc.

Tom Hopkins, CEO – MR Systems, Inc.

Sam McCachern, President & CEO – Thomas & Hutton

Miriam McLemore, Enterprise Strategist – Amazon Web Services

Russell McMurry, Commissioner – Georgia Department of Transportation

Colin Miller, Sr. VP of Innovation, Engineering & Flight – Gulfstream Aerospace

William H. Mock, Plant McIntosh Combined Cycle Manager – Georgia Power Company [Vice Chair, CAC]

Tony Muller, Director, Engineering & Chief Engineer – Delta Air Lines

Vish Narendra, Sr. VP and CIO – Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

David Nuckolls, Interim Executive Director – Georgia Centers of Innovation

Robin Rich, Systems Engineer – Automation Systems & Controls, Inc.

Anthony Tippins, Division President – CoolSys

Tom Troutman, VP of Business Development – Barnsley Construction Group

Maureen Warren, VP, Head of Health, Safety & Security for the Americas – Ramboll [Chair, CAC]

Steve Justice – Member Emeritus


For more information about our Corporate Advisory Committee,
contact Reinhold Gerbsch, Director of Industrial Relations
RGerbsch@GeorgiaSouthern.edu or 912-478-5474

Last updated: 9/23/2020