The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

College of Engineering


Board of Advisors

The University of Tennessee College of Engineering's Board of Advisors consists of high-level managerial and technical executives from government, education, business, and industry. The Board of Advisors serves in an advisory capacity to the dean, administrative staff, department heads, faculty, and students of the COE. Many of the BOA members are UT-COE alumni.

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Executive Committee



Mr. Eric Zeanah
Board Chair

(BS/IE '84)
President/Owner
American Accessories International
Knoxville, Tenn.


 


Mr. Howard E. Chambers

Mr. Howard E. Chambers
(BS/ME '64)
Consultant, BCA Program Management
The Boeing Company
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.


Mr. Joseph C. Cook, Jr.

Mr. Joseph C. Cook, Jr.
(BS/IE '65)
Founder & Principal
Mountain Group Capital, LLC
Nashville, Tenn.


Ms. Kimberly Scheibe Greene
(BS/ES '88; MS/BioM '90, University of Alabama-Birmingham; MBA '96, Samford)
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Southern Company
Birmingham, AL.

   

Members


Mr. Terry K. Begley
(BS/ChE '69, MS/EA '74)
Vice President, Global Supply Chain,
Chief Procurement Officer (retired)
Eastman Chemical Company
Kingsport, Tenn.


Thomas Bryce

Mr. Thomas J. Bryce
(BS/IE ’76; Graduate, Owners/Pres/Mgt ’95 (Harvard Business School))
Chairman and CEO
Bryce Corporation
Memphis, Tenn.



Dr. Anthony Buhl
(BS/NE '63, MS/NE '64, PhD/NE '67)
President/CEO
EnergX, LLC
Oak Ridge, Tenn.



Dr. Wayne A. Coleman
(BS/NE '63, MS/NE '65, PhD/NE '69)
Corporate Vice President (retired)
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
McLean, Va.



Mr. Michael C. Crabtree
(BS/EE '73, MS/EE '75, MBA '87)
President
Crabtree Ventures, LLC
Knoxville, Tenn.



Mr. Bennett Croswell
(BS/ME '79, MBA/Aviation (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
President, Military Engines
Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, Conn.



Mr. Jim Downing
(BS/CE '69, MS/EE '74)
Chairman Emeritus (retired)
Barge Waggoner Sumner
& Cannon, Inc.
Nashville, Tenn.




Dr. William L. Eversole
(BS/EE '73; PhD/EE, Southern Methodist University)
CEO & President
Bandspeed, Inc.
Austin, Texas


Jim Flood

Mr. Jim K. Flood
(BS/CE)
Vice President, Arctic/Eastern Canada
ExxonMobil Development Company
Houston, Texas



Ms. Sharon Sirang Habibi
(BS/Arch '75, MS/CE '77, EMBA '89)
CEO/President
Syscom Technologies Inc.
Marietta, Ga.



Mr. Ralph Heath
(BS/EE '70, MBA '75)
Executive Vice President (retired)
Lockheed-Martin
Aledo, Texas



Mr. John Howanitz
(BS/Psychology-Criminal Justice '81, King's College, Wilkes-Barre)
General Manager, Nuclear Security & Allied Governments
Bechtel National, Inc.
Frederick, Maryland



Mr. Kenneth Hunstman
(MS/CompSci ’77, BS/CompSci ’74 (Pennsylvania State University))
Founder, America Online (retired)
Clifton, Va.



Mr. Cavanaugh Mims
(BS/NE '86)
President
Visionary Solutions, LLC
Knoxville, Tenn.


 

 


Mr. Ronald T. Morris
(BS/EE '69)
Senior Consultant (Contractor)
DuPont
Eads, Tenn.


Jeff Nichols


Dr. Jeff Nichols
(BA/Math '78, BA/Chem '78 (Malone College), PhD '83 (Texas A & M University))
Associate Laboratory Director
Computing & Computer Science Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tenn.



Mr. J. Parker Smith
(BS/ME, North Carolina State University)
Vice President and General Manager Worldwide Manufacturing Support
Eastman Chemical Company
Kingsport, Tenn.


J.D. Tickle II

Mr. J.D. "Spike" Tickle II
(BS/IE '87, MBA '98 (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Director, Strongwell Corporation
Three Horse Investments, LLC
Bristol, Va.



Mr. Ronald L. Turner
(BS/Aero '68, MS/Aero, '72 (University of Florida), MS/Mgmt '77(MIT-Sloan Fellow))
Managing Director (retired)
Turner Aero, LLC Jet Center
Amelia Island, Fla.


 


 


 

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