Mission Statement

The College of Engineering Advisory Board is a consultative body that meets semi-annually to advise the Dean and College administration. Committed to securing the continued betterment of the College’s education programs, the member of the Board: review the strategic plan of the College and its integration into the overall plan of Villanova University; identify current trends in the engineering profession and their potential impact on the College’s education programs; assist in the development of networks and partnerships regarding internships, scholarships, fellowships, faculty research, distance education, and graduate placement; help establish, refine, and implement strategies for student, faculty and College recognition; and act as advocates for the mission, needs and strategic initiatives of the College of Engineering.  

Updated 2/14/2024

L. Gene Alessandrini ’86 EE
LGA Energy, LLC
Charles Avolio ’86 ME
Head of Major Projects
Shawmut Design and Construction
Bernard A. Borghei ’94 EE
Chief Revenue Officer
Tower Engineering Professionals, Inc.
William M. Brown ’84 ME, ’87 MSME
Retired Chairman & CEO
L3 Harris Technologies
Susan M. Castellan ’84 CE
Vice President
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Michael Curry ’95 EE
General Manager
base2Engineering, LLC, a BlueHalo Company
Deepanjan De ’05 EE
Head of Industry, Financial Services, and Global Marketing - Facebook, Inc.
Robert A. Dick P.E. '93 ME, '96 MSME
Principal and President
Precis Engineering, Inc.
John Dionisio - Past Parent
Vice Chairman
Global Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
Dave Duggal ’01 ChE
Senior Managing Director
Energy Trading and Marketing 
Macquarie Bank Limited
Melissa Morea Evola ’94 CE
Director, Ankura Consulting
Vincent Evola ’94 CE
Operations Vice President
Skanska AB
Richard K. Faris ’69 CEE, ’70 MSCE
Retired, Sr. VP - Product Dev., Oracle
Co-Founder Primavera Systems, Inc.
Gerry Fasano ’87 EE; ‘90 MSEE
President, Defense Group, Leidos
Daniel C. Flynn ’82 ChE
President, Shannon Chemical Company
Yongping Gu, PhD ’89 MSME
CEO, Automotive Global
Components, Inc.
David Guro ’84 ChE
Chief Product Officer
Joelle Haughey ’85 ChE, ’92
Human Organizational Science
Chief People Officer
Spectrum Chemical Manufacturing Corp.
Kelly Heuer ’89 EE
Senior Managing Director
Ankura Consulting
Thomas W. Himmel ‘91 ChE
Chief Executive Officer
MPL Company
Patrick Kinsley ’83 CE
IB Abel, Inc.
David E. Lewicki P.E. ’98 CE; ’00 MSCE
VP, Product Development
NET Power
Marie Maguire ’69 EE
Founder & CEO
Caramanico Maguire Associates
Arthur Metzler P.E. ’86 ME
Founder & President
AMA Consulting Engineers
Mark Muller ’90 ME; ’98 MSME
Senior Manager, Sustainability Engagement
Boeing Company, Inc.
Steven M. Pinkos ’89 ME
Partner, Foundation Credit
Elizabeth Porter ’93 EE
President, Leidos Health Group
Joseph Posillico, ‘81 CE
CEO & President, Posillico Civil, Inc.
Steven Reed ’88 EE
Electric Power Systems Inc.
President and CEO
Larry Scally, Ph.D., ’83 EE, ’85 MSEE, ’06 EMBA
President, Colorado Engineering, Inc.
Neda Siadatan ’05 CpE
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Edward Uy ’90 EE
Vice President, Project Management and Data Protection Officer
Edwin Villegas ’92 CE
President & CEO
Winmar Construction Company
Sheena Moody White ’06 ME
Director of Global Accounts