The Lehigh MBA Advisory Council is composed of Lehigh MBA alumni from different industries, eras, and backgrounds. The Council supports the continuous improvement and success of the Lehigh MBA program by leveraging its members' expertise, experience, and networks. 

The council's mission is to enhance the quality, relevance, and reputation of the Lehigh MBA program. Specific roles of the council members include:

  1. advise on emerging trends and needs in the marketplace regarding experiences, skills and training as they pertain to the MBA Program;
  2. assist the program in reaching strategic goals and increasing the visibility among alumni, prospective students, potential donors, employers, professionals, media and other constituencies;
  3. provide or identify networking, experiential and mentoring opportunities for current students; and
  4. assist the program in identifying potential organizational and individual partners.

Current Council

Raj Bodapati '08 MBA
Principal, KPMG

Tim Denning '08 MBA
Principal, Ultratech Capital Ptnrs/Nat'l Security

Swapna Deshpande '15 MBA
Partner, AlixPartners

Phil Fusacchia '06 MBA
President, American Wire Works

Chris Greene '06 MBA
Vice President, Ensono

Dr. Prasant "Sean" Pandey '15 MBA
Cardiovascular Specialist, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Ben Pascal '09 MBA
Global Head of xPRO Program, bioMerieux

John Tacca '88 MBA
Chief Executive Officer, MC Polymers

Luu Tran '15 MBA
Senior Director-Treasury, Lutron

Todd Treonze '96
SVP Chief Information Officer, Brooks Brothers & Reebok (SPARC Group)

Vykie Whipple '10 MBA
President, Brey-Krause Manufacturing Company

Emeriti Members

Ed Blair '02 MBA
President, Lutron Electronics

Dr. Sam Deutsch '11 MBA
Executive Advisor, ExxonMobil

Tim Frassinelli '06 MBA
Vice President and General Manager, Air Products