Apparel Advisory Board

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Vickie Armstrong Freelance Designer
Jennifer Blackmon Manager, AU Trademark Marketing & Promotion
Donna Burns Chief Service Office, Jewelry TV
Cindy Cessna
Store Manager, Lilly Pulitzer
Tess Davidson '09 Wholesale, Planning, Buying, Kahn Lucas Lancaster
Doug DiPrima Retired, EVP Merchandising, Parisian
Kiley Durham-Castricone Designer/Jewlery Artist, KD Designs
Bill Elliott Store Manager, The Shoppes @ Eastchase Dillard's
Beth Gonzalez Western Division Human Resource Manager, Belk Western Division
TJ Graninger Senior Sourcing Manager, J. Jill
Sue Groce '71 Consultant, Carlisle Collections Apparel & Fashion
Roland Hearns HR Consultant
Karen C. Hughes '80 President, Image Assets, LLC
Ben Jablonski CEO, Robin Ruth, USA
Mary Jo Keeble '80 Account Manager, Cable & Gauge
Corey Kate Lambert '07 Buying Team Mgr, THe Mint Julep Boutique
Justin Lambert '07 Pres. & CEO, THe Mint Julep Boutique
Kristen MacNeill Principal Technical Designer, Target
Kelly Raiford Moore '99 Co-Founder/Owner, Curveturiere Intimates
Jill Peterson Muir '90 Owner, Allergy Alert Apparel
Dana Peacock '92 Retail Account Manager, Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, Ltd.
Margo Scoggins Recruiting Manager, Belk Western Division
Ann Simmons '84
Business Development Specialist
Jim Sinor VP of Manufacturing, VF Corporation
Christy Carlisle Smith '03 CEO, A Southern Fashion House
Susan Smith '81 Director, Partner Services Programs, Collegiate Licensing Co.
Greg Stephenson '82 Director of Process Management, Converse
Karen Swanson Director of Product Development of RTW, Target
Heidi Walliser '07 Senior Web Merchant Women's, Under Armour, Inc.
Sieu Tang Wood Owner, Tang's Alterations

Interior Design Advisory Board

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Cindy Barganier'79 Owner, Cindy Barganier Interiors
Milton Bresler '73 Sales Specialist, KI
Susan Burks Showroom Division Manager, Mayer Lighting Showroom
Debbie Caldwell '74 Sales Associate, Business Interiors, Inc.
Ben Chappell '03 Principal, Interior Elements, LLC
Beverly Farrington '77 President/Owner, Accents of the South
Charlotte Gaston Owner, Charlotte Gaston Interiors
Anna Ruth Gatlin '09 Interior Designer, Auburn University Facilities Management
Ellen Hawley '01 Southeast Region Sales Representative, Interface
Allison Harsh '83 Owner/Designer, Ray Harsh Design
Rebecca Hatcher '72 Owner/Designer, Hatcher Design Associates
Liz Hyde President/Founder, Hyde Engineering
Celia Jenkins '81 Facilities/Designer, TSYS
Stacey Jordan '01 Owner, Interior Environment Designs
Lisa McLure '89 President, LCS Designs
William Coleman Mills '93 Owner, WMCM Studio
Libby Patrick '82 President, Sims Patrick Studio, Inc.
Phillip Sides '80 Owner/Designer, Phillip Sides Interior Design
Steven Smith ‘85 Christopher Architects & Interiors
Matthew Wagner Electrical Engineer, AU Facilities Management
Barbie Watts '85 Director of Promotions and Marketing,
Downtown LaGrange Development Authority
Wallace Williams '79, Chair Senior Associate, Birchfield, Penuel & Associates
Elizabeth Wilson '80 Owner & Principal Designer, Elizabeth Wilson Designs, LLC
Ed Yeargan '88 Owner, Cutler's Creative Cabinets & Crème Friache Catering

Nutrition Advisory Board

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Tammy Beasley-Chair '84 Owner, Registered Dietitian, Rev It Up! For Life, LLC
Dave Bledsoe Occupational Therapist, Bledsoe Occupational Therapy, Inc.
June Bosarge Retired Director of Nutrition Service, Kindred Healthcare
Dr. James Brooks V.P. Science & Technology, Pharmavite
Sonthe Burge Nutritionist, PRI Counseling, Inc.
Carol Bush '82 Nutritionist, Alabama Department of Corrections
Dr. Suzanne Bush Clerkship Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Florida State University College of Medicine
Anne Cain '81 Nutrition & Food Editor/Writer
Dr. Mark Chastain '92 Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy
Larry Greer '93 Senior Key Account Manager, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Peggy Hsieh Betty M. White Professor-Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science,
Florida State University
Dr. Fred Kam Medical Director, Auburn University Medical Clinic
Dr. Rebecca Kelly '88 Director of Health Promotion and Wellness, University of Alabama
Molly Killman '93 Director-Nutrition & Physical Activity Division ,
Alabama Department of Public Health
David Mathis, Jr. '93 Senior Vice President, ServisFirst Bank
Susan Miller Asst. Professor-Dept. of Nutrition Services,
University of Alabama Birmingham
Dr. Kalyanam Nagabhushanam President (R&D), Sabinsa Corporation
Mary Martin Nordness '80 Director of Nutrition Affairs,
Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc.
Dr. Bonnie Spear '76 Professor Pediatrics, University of Alabama Birmingham
Betsy Speer '77 Child Nutrition Program Director, Muscle Shoals Schools
Dana Summers Owner, D&S Consulting Services

Hospitality Advisory Board

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Philip M. Colicchio Senior Partner, Taylor Colicchio and Silverman, LLP
Chef Tim Creehan, C.E.C. Owner, Cuvee Bistro
Parker Duffey President & CEO, Tailgate Guys & The Event Group
Alain Gruber '13 Owner, Glades of Florida
Amanda Hite President and COO of Smith Travel Research, Inc.
Roger Holliday-Chair Vice President-Business Development, Russell Lands, Inc.
Katy Law '01 Director of Sales, Gild Hotel- A Thompson Hotel
Ryan Magnon Senior Manager, Service Information, Chick-fil-A
Pedro Mandoki President, Mandoki Hospitality, Inc.
Trip Schneck, III Managing Partner, District Hospitality Partners
Lee Sentell '67 Director, Alabama Tourism Department
Whip Triplett '92 Executive Vice President, North Pointe Hosptality Group
Pam Wellborn Proprietor, Cuvee Bistro
Barry Wiss Vice President of Trade Relations, Trinchero Family Estates