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COB Advisory Council

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL -a team of dedicated, talented, and elite professionals whose mission is to help the Dean advance to College of Business and its students to the global business environment, through personal and professional development, fundraising, networking, and community involvement. The Council is a purely advisory body to the Dean, with no official governance authority or policy-making responsibility. Specific ways in which the Advisory Council members assist the Dean include the following:


  • Sharing ideas and advice, and making thoughtful recommendations regarding the growth and development of the College
  • Helping the College build and maintain strong relationships with its alumni, employers of its graduates, local businesses, and government officials
  • Always serving as ambassadors, actively endorsing and advocating for the College to help enhance its visibility and reputation in the academic and business communities
  • Securing external financial support needed to accomplish its strategic goals
  • Providing internship and employment opportunities for business students
  • Interacting with students, serving as mentors, speaking to classes or student organizations, hosting professional development seminars, and attending College special events


  • Sharon Hill, CHAIR
  • Damarcus Alexander
  • Agnes  Andrews
  • Alton   Smith
  • Antoria Simms
  • Arthur Signater
  • B.J. Rodgers
  • Bill Wooten
  • Blaine  Grimes
  • Carolyn Jones-Darville
  • Charles Carter
  • Dale Johnson
  • David  Anderson
  • Deanitra Walker
  • Donald McDuffy
  • Eldred  Jackson
  • Erica Hughes
  • George Rogers
  • Greg Payton
  • Harry Carter
  • James Brown
  • Jef Moore
  • Jefini Thomas-Johnson
  • John Montgomery
  • Kelly Brown
  • LaQuitta Thomas
  • Larry Milller
  • Leslie Smith
  • Louis Henry
  • Marissa Rogers
  • Mildred Carrethers
  • Nicole Priester
  • Robyn Merrick
  • Tony Williams
  • Tyrone Dunn
  • Will Anderson