The Management Advisory Council is composed of industry leaders who help provide thought leadership for the management area within the School of Business.
Council members provide valuable business viewpoints to faculty which offer new perspectives on courses or current topics.
Board members also help to provide researchships, create partnerships with the Mason Talent Exchange, support industry events, and help to create a more robust talent pipeline for the region.
President and CEO, Navy Mutual Aid AssociationRear Admiral Brian Luther, USN (Ret) is a native of Trumbull, Connecticut. He is a 1984 graduate of Marquette University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Past Council Chair
Director of Business Engagement
Additional Roles: Instructor, Business Foundations; Professor of PracticeChristine Landoll is the director of business engagement and an instructor within the Business Foundations Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
Director of Talent Acquisition, Kearney & CompanyMoe Ali has over 15 years of experience in talent acquisition (TA). Most recently, he served as the Recruiting Team Manager at SAIC supporting multiple DoD accounts.
President and Owner, STAT Association Management, Inc.Sharon Galler is the founder and president of STAT. She formed STAT, a woman-owned business, in 1986 to provide a broad range of sales and services to the association industry.
Principal, Biomedical Innovation and Health, MitreFranziska Moeckel principal, biomedical innovation and health, at MITRE. Prior to that, she was the assistant vice president, personalized health at Inova where she oversaw the strategy development for genomic test integrations and was responsible for clinical implementation of precision medicine research achievements and discoveries.
Chief Human Capital Officer, Commodity Futures Trading CommissionKerriLaine Prunella is the Chief Human Capital Officer at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission(CTFC), with over 19 years of experience in the private and public sectors.
Director of Professional Development and Training, Worldwide ERCSheri Schaffer has over two decades of association experience and currently serves as Worldwide ERC®'s director of professional development and training.
Business Development Executive, Grant ThorntonCathy Song is a business development executive managing Grant Thornton’s client accounts and relationships for audit, tax, and advisory services across the financial services, construction, real estate, hospitality, restaurants, higher education, and not-for-profit industries in the Metro D.C. area.
President and CEO, Northern Virginia Technology CouncilJennifer Taylor is President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), one of the largest regional technology councils in the nation with a mission to accelerate technology innovation and promote world class workforce development.
Adjunct Faculty, ManagementSkip West is the founder of MAXSA Innovations, a member of the Management Advisory Council, and an adjunct faculty member within the Management Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, ArrayCurt White is a human capital management executive with more than two decades of experience leading the development and execution of talent management strategies for high performing organizations.