Advisory Council

The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) Advisory Council is a senior-level, invitation only forum that assists CBA leadership in connecting analytical theory to analytics practice. Membership in the Advisory Council is an ongoing educational experience and a forum for executive networking. Advisory Council members identify analytics internship and job placement opportunities for Villanova students, assist with the identification and delivery of analytics consulting projects, and provide guidance on the content of the speaker, workshop and analytics roundtable programs offered by the Center for Business Analytics.

Advisory Council members as of August 26, 2016 are:

Mark Alden
Vice President, Utility Oversight and Integration
Exelon Utilities

Peter Armstrong '91 VSB
Vice President, Enterprise Business Intelligence

Thomas Bertels
Partner and Life Sciences Practice Leader

Ryan Caplan
President and CEO
ColdLight Solutions, Inc.

Brian Carolan ’93 VSB
Chief Financial Officer
CommVault Systems

Ron Cline
Vice President, Analytics, Reporting and Data Management
TD Bank

Thomas Coghlan
Business Fellow and Associate Director
Center for Business Analytics

Gary Cokins
Founder and CEO
Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

George Diehl '70 COE
Retired Global Director Process Management
Air Products & Chemicals

Stephen Fugale '81 VSB
Chief Information Officer
Villanova University

Matthew Liberatore, PhD
Center for Business Analytics

Peter Longo '71 VSB
President, Logistics & Operations

William McBride '96 VSB
Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis
Campbell Soup Company

Paul Melchiorre '83 VSB
Chief Revenue Officer

John Minalga '16 MSA
Chief Analytical Officer
Swift Capital

Roland Mosimann
Founding Director

Paul Mullen '91 CLAS
Director, Global Analytics and Business Intelligence
Janssen Healthcare Innovation (Johnson & Johnson)

Thomas Rossi
Director, Emerging Technologies
Project Management Institute

Michael Russomano ’79 VSB
Global Business Head

Wyeth Nutrition, A Nestlé Business

Jim Sweeney
Distributed Systems Services

Patrick Tupper
Group Vice President, Platform Solutions

Michael L. Zubey ’01 MBA
Senior Vice President, Life Sciences Strategy
HighPoint Solutions