Advisory Council

The members of the council are leaders in industry, many of whom are former students of the department. They meet on campus twice a year.

Their mission: to provide a continuing liaison between the department and the practicing profession for the purpose of improving the quality of the industrial engineering program at Texas A&M University.

Function 1: to assist in resource development to support the needs and programs of the department.

Function 2: to serve in an advisory capacity to the department head by making recommendations about the goals and programs of the department.

Advisory Council Current Members




Garrett Blundell

Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Hexa Lining and Services

Greg Clapp

Vice President of Business Development


Steve Dumaine


Cheap Caribbean

Michael Haack

Chief Operating Officer

Eagle Materials

Brian Hayes

Executive Vice President, Asset Operations

EDP Renewables, North America

Gil Heldenfels

Vice President, General Manager Building Systems Division

Heldenfels Enterprises, Inc.

Randy Hoff

Chief Executive Officer


Marci Jackson


Premier Healthcare Alliance

Jerrie J. Kertz

Senior Vice President, Operations


John Korry



Juan Manuel Lamparero

Director General

Industrial Solutions Technology de Mexico

Kevin Leath

Director of Systems Engineering

Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Edwin Keith Lee

Solution Architect

Dassian, Inc.

Dean Liollio


PAA Natural Gas Storage, LLC

Sean Lofgren

Vice President of Business Development

Overwraps Packaging

Brent Lyon*

Senior Manager, Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Lockheed Martin

Jorge Mitre

Managing Director

Tenaris Coil Tubes

Stacy Pugh

Vice President Supply Chain

Coca Cola Refreshments

Douglas Sellers

Vice President - Application Services


Buford Shipley

Technical Fellow and Program Chief Engineer

Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Tim Smith

Senior Vice President, Business Integration and Administration

EADS Distribution

Charlie Stegemoeller

Vice President - Program Management; Space, Aviation & Science Operations; Homeland & Civilian Operations

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)

Eddy Wever

Presidente Ejecutivo

DIPCMI División Industrial Pecuaria

Danny White

Vice President, Operations


Rick Wilkinson

Vice President, Engineering & Logistics Services

Dollar Tree/Family Dollar

Advisory Council Emeritus Members




Victoria Hunter

Field Quality and Logistics Manager, Mid-Atlantic Area

Stryker Orthopaedics

James Menke

VP/GM, Global Account Management


John "Jack" Scott


Applied Systems Technology and Transfer, Inc

Lee Sneddon

Manager of Construction - Ariz., Cal., Tex., Latin America Intel Corporation

(*) denotes Chairman of the Council.