Dean’s Board of Business Advisors

The Dean’s Board of Business Advisors will assist the College of Business in meeting its mission, vision, and strategic goals and objectives by creating the College-to-Business connections and through facilitating interactions and communication between the College and the Business Community.

The COB-BBA will (1) advise the Dean of the College of Business on how the College can make an increasingly greater impact on its stakeholders and the community consistent with its mission; (2) promote the College, its programs, and its Centers to the College’s constituents (students, faculty, administration, alumni, area business, and the community at large; and (3) enhance the working relationship between the College and its constituents by providing feedback and soliciting support, financial resources, and partnerships necessary to meet mutual College and constituent needs. (Click here to see the Bylaws of the COB-BBA).



Kate Betsworth (Bio)
VP National Customer Service Center
Union Pacific


Carl E. (Gene) Delcomyn (Bio)
Senior Vice President






Sunny Desai (Bio)
President & CEO
Desai Hotel Group






Stuart P. Lott, Esq. (Bio)
Bradley Arant
Boult Cummings LLP


Thomas E. Stiehle (Bio)

CFO and Vice President, Business Management

Ingalls Shipbuilding


Alison Tyler, PHR (Bio)
People FIRST director






WalkerMichael Walker (Bio)
Executive Director of External Affairs
AT&T Mississippi






Anthony Webb (Bio)
Vice President, Senior Business Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Bank



WilsonFrazier Wilson, '90 (Bio)
Vice President, Shell Oil Company Foundation
Manager, Social Investment, Shell Oil Company