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.
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.
Past Council Chair
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.
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.
Senior Director, Visa Inc.Sean Cassidy is a senior director at Visa Inc. where he leads the North America and Latin America Business Solutions Client Services organization.
President, STAT Association Management, Inc.
Board Member, Women in Business InitiativeSharon 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.
Deputy Director, Corporate Business Systems
School of Business Alumni Chapter Immediate Past PresidentScott Hine is a member of the executive leadership team within the Department of Energy, Office of the Chief Financial Officer where he is the Deputy Director of Corporate Business Systems. Scott has over 30 years of portfolio, program and project management experience.
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.
President and CEO, Northern Virginia Technology Council
Chair-Elect, Management Advisory 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.
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.