Marketing Advisory Board

The Marketing Advisory Board in the Mike Ilitch School of Business is made up of marketing and advertising business leaders who provide counsel to the school's academic marketing program leaders. The board provides industry-based insights for the marketing program to continuously improve, maintain its AACSB accreditation and better prepare our students to meet the business community's needs.   


  • Ken Banks, KAB Marketing
  • Kelly Beneditti Walsh, PwC
  • Susan Hommel, Tenet Health
  • Lauren Hustek, Adcraft
  • Dhaval Jain, Materion Corportation
  • Rich Martinek, GM - Onstar
  • Jacques Meloche, Google
  • Dan Pingree, Collector Candy, LLC
  • Germar Reed, GM
  • Susan Venen-Bock, SVB Consulting, LLC
  • Shelly Wright, Ally Financial Inc.


  • Sujay Dutta, Professor of Marketing, Mike Ilitch School of Business