The Dean's Advisory Board

About the board

The expanded UW Bothell School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Spanning manufacturing, retail, aerospace, accounting, design, software, services, healthcare and consulting, volunteer board members bring their rich experience and broad expertise to bear on the advice they provide the school. We cannot thank them enough for their generous commitment and look forward to collaboratively building a great future for our students and the region.

Board Chair

Lisa Sharples Former President, Lisa Sharples - Former President
Lisa has been a senior manager in Internet companies since 1995 and held positions as SVP of Marketing, CMO, Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer, Founder, Board Member and President. In her most recent position she served as President of

Chair Elect

Tom Sulewski Director of Auditing, Clark Nuber Tom Sulewski - Director of Auditing

Clark Nuber
A CPA, Tom is the shareholder in charge of Clark Nuber’s audit and assurance department. His leadership, efficiency, project management skills and keen ability to present profit opportunities to small businesses make him an invaluable asset to his clients.

Global Advisory Board

Rusdi Kirana Cofounder & Chairman, Lion AirRusdi Kirana - Co-founder & Chairman

Lion Air
Rusdi Kirana is the Co-founder and Chairman of Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest private airline. Rusdi founded the company in 2000 with his brother. Kirana is a native of Indonesia. He is the father of three, including a daughter who is a student at UW Bothell.

Saurabh Sonawala Managing Director, Hiniditron GroupSaurabh Sonawala - Managing Director

Hiniditron Group 
Saurabh Sonawala is the Managing Director of the Hinditron Group and has more than 25 years’ experience in IT and technology industries and 18 years’ experience managing Hinditron’s IT and other technology businesses.

Board Members

Dustin Birashk, Moss AdamsDustin Birashk - Partner

Moss Adams
Dustin has been in public accounting since 1999 and specializes in audits of financial institutions and financial services companies. Dustin is proficient with community banks, credit unions, de novo institutions, mutual banks and SEC banks.

David R. Carey, T-MobileDavid R. Carey - Executive Vice President

David R. Carey serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and is responsible for leading the Enterprise Program Office, Corporate Communications, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Security and a broad range of responsibilities in leading the Office of the CEO. Mr. Carey has also served in the same role with T-Mobile USA, Inc., the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (“T-Mobile USA”), since February 2013. Mr. Carey’s career spans 43 years in the telecom and energy services industry. Before joining T-Mobile USA, from October 2011 to February 2013, Mr. Carey served as Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Telescope Advisors, LLC, an advisory firm specializing in telecommunications. From September 1999 to October 2011, Mr. Carey served in various executive positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Global Sales, Strategy and Corporate Development and Chief Ethics Officer at Global Crossing Limited, a telecommunications company. In addition to Global Crossing, his experience includes executive leadership positions at AT&T, LG&E Energy and Frontier Communications. Mr. Carey holds a Master of Science in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was appointed to a Sloan Fellowship, and received his Bachelor of Science degree at Clarkson University. He has also attended executive programs at the Harvard Business School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lewis Carpenter - Auth0, CMOLewis Carpenter - CMO

Lewis Carpenter is the Chief Marketing Officer for Auth0. As CMO, he is responsible for all marketing operations for the company. Lewis brings over 20 years of experience in building and leading successful companies.

Yi Ping (Y.P.) Chan - Principal, Chanden Inc.Yi Ping (Y.P.) Chan - Principal

Chanden, Inc.
Y.P. has over 20 years of experience in business turnaround & restructuring, entrepreneurship, investment, JV & acquisitions, and executive education in Greater China and the United States. He was the CEO of a small public US company. Y.P. obtained his MBA and MSEE degrees from Columbia University.

Todd Dean - Partner, Angel Market ConsultingTodd Dean - Partner

Angel Market Consulting
A proven visionary and leader in the entrepreneurial investment community. His work translated into investments in over 104 companies, exceeding $61 million placed in start-up companies and other investment opportunities in the Northwest in 2005-2010.

Kristie Duffin - Head of IT, BMGIKristie Duffin - Head of IT

Kristie Duffin is currently the Head of IT for BMGI, an investment management firm. Previously, she was head of global CRM at BlackRock. Kristie has held a number of technology leadership positions with financial companies managing both in-house software development as well as technology infrastructure. She is a graduate of the UW Foster School of Business with a BA and MBA.

Tom Goos HeadshotTom Goos - President & Co-Owner

Image Source
A passionate entrepreneur and leader, Thomas Goos is the President and Co-Owner of Image Source, a nationally recognized branded merchandise agency. Thomas’ key responsibilities include strategic direction, overseeing daily operations and financials as well as major client relations and supplier partnerships. With 19+ years of branded merchandise experience, Thomas is a true industry leader and expert.

Thomas is a founder and partner of Reciprocity Road, an industry buying group comprised of eight elite branded merchandise agencies. He is a Past-Chairman of the board for the branded merchandise industry’s national trade association, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). Thomas is a former two-term President of the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA), a regional industry association. He was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal’s award program, 40 Under Forty. Thomas is an industry thought leader who is regularly featured in promotional products media and magazines.

Thomas has a B.A. in Marketing and Management from the University of Washington Bothell. He is a passionate endurance athlete who competes in triathlon, duathlon as well as cycling and running events. Thomas has competed in several national championships in both triathlon and duathlon and recently qualified as a member of Team USA for the Duathlon World Championships in Denmark in 2018. Thomas’ passion for real estate and cars is only rivaled by his tenacity for any competitive game or sport.

Tanya FraioliTanya Fraioli - Founder & CEO

Vivi Pizzeria
Ms. Tanya Fraioli is an entrepreneur, business consultant, executive and community leader. She is the founder, co-owner and CEO of a high-end Italian restaurant, Vivi, located in Woodinville, WA. She is the founder and President of RocketFix, a consulting company that specializes in business turnarounds, salesforce management, and mergers and acquisitions. She previously served as Regional Vice President, American Reprographics Company. Ms. Fraioli is a past winner of the Washington State SBA Person of the Year. She serves and has taken leadership roles on several regional boards including the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Seattle International District BIA and Eastside Catholic.

Tony Gepner Director, Management Consulting, CORTAC GroupTony Gepner - Director, Management Consulting

Tony Gepner is the Director of Management Consulting for the CORTAC Group, overseeing all consulting services for clients in the Seattle area/western US. His expertise is in leadership, process reengineering, and program management. He is a certified Lean /Six Sigma Blackbelt, and most importantly, an alumni of the UW Bothell MBA program (2005).

Norman Haugen Principal, Berntson Porter & CompanyNorman Haugen - Principal

Berntson Porter & Company
Norm is a Principal at Berntson Porter & Company, a Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm in Bellevue, WA. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration (concentration in accounting and finance.

Lisa Hufford Founder & CEO, Simplicity Consulting, Inc.Lisa Hufford - Founder & CEO

Simplicity Consulting, Inc.
Lisa is Founder and CEO of Simplicity Consulting, a marketing talent agency servicing Fortune 1000 companies. In 2011, Inc. It has been listed on Inc. 500/5000 as one of America's fastest growing private companies for three consecutive years.

1Matt-Isenhower-(1).jpgMatt Isenhower - Owner

Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park
Matt Isenhower is the franchise owner of Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park. Previously, he was Senior Director of Operations for the Burger King Corporation. Prior to entering the private sector, Matt served as a naval officer, deploying to the Horn of Africa and South America. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and graduated with honors from the United States Naval Academy.

Dr. Satbir Khanuja President and CEO, DataSphere TechnologiesDr. Satbir Khanuja - Co-Founder, President & CEO

DataSphere Technologies
Dr. Satbir Khanuja obtained his B.Tech from IIT Bombay, and a PhD in Ceramics Engineering from MIT. He is the Co-Founder and the current President and CEO of DataSphere Technologies. He previously served as SecondSpace's senior vice president of marketing and business development, responsible for the company's partnership, traffic-building and revenue-generating initiatives. Prior to that, he played various executive roles at responsible for driving billions of dollars in sales through free and paid traffic to all websites worldwide. Previously, he was vice president and general manager of's and In-Theater businesses, where he created all business functions and built the division into one of the 50 most-trafficked websites in the world. Satbir started his business career as an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. He is a member of the board of directors of Digi International.

Julie Kouhia CEO, Molbak’s Garden + HomeJulie Kouhia - CEO

Molbak’s Garden + Home
Julie Kouhia leads Molbak’s, the premium garden center based in Woodinville, WA. Prior to this role, she served as COO, Mobalk’s and held leadership roles at Starbucks and She brings a customer-centric leadership style with a focus on improving profitability through a focus on managing competition, developing effective new partnerships and by growing/strengthening customer relationships. She holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, a MA from University of Washington and a BA from Washington State University. She is active in many professional and community organizations including the Woodinville Chamber Board of Directors, Garden Center Magazine Advisory Board and is a member of Vistage International for CEOs. A native of Washington, Julie is an avid walker and enjoys Pilates.

Jay Maloney President, Maloney Aerospace AdvisorsJay Maloney - President

Maloney Aerospace Advisors
Jay Maloney is president of Maloney Aerospace Advisors. MAA provides strategic and tactical solution development and implementation to airlines, MROs, marine, theme parks, heavy machinery and other industries.

Jay is a 30 year aerospace veteran. He began his career in aviation and aerospace when, at the age of 16, he obtained his private pilot's license. Jay worked as a licensed airframe and power plant mechanic while attending Parks Aeronautical College. After graduation, Jay instructed at the college before accepting a position at Continental Airlines in Pilot Training. His career then took him to the Pacific Northwest working for Alaska Airlines, where he rose to the position of Director of Engineering.

Jay’s next journey took him to Boeing. As a Boeing executive, he co-founded a new line of aftermarket services for Boeing Commercial Services. These service offerings set in motion the lifecycle services programs that transitioned into Boeing Global Services. At Boeing, he was instrumental in architecting new program offerings and new services platforms while providing leadership and oversight of integrated teams consisting of sales, contracts, legal, marketing and supplier management. After 17 years of dedicated service, Jay retired from Boeing in 2017.

Michelle Martin Director of Workforce Integration, Boeing CommercialMichelle Martin - Director of Workforce Integration

Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Michelle Martin, Boeing Commercial's Director of Workforce Integration, maintains a broad range of experience supporting, recruiting and hiring for Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Business Development and International Business Ventures.

Chad Miller Senior Manager, Ernst & YoungChad Miller - Senior Manager

Ernst & Young
Chad Miller is a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s Assurance practice where he serves clients in a number of sectors with an emphasis on financial services. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

Philip "Flip" Morse SVP Corporate ResourcesPhillip "Flip" Morse - SVP, Corporate Resources

Nintendo America
Flip Morse is Senior Vice President at Nintendo of America Inc. He oversees all Human Resource functions. Flip is very active in charitable causes, currently serving as board president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Puget Sound Affiliate.

Pritam Parvatkar - Sr. Vice President & Business Head - Pacific Northwest; USA Global Head - Strategic Technology Business

Tech Mahindra
Pritam is the business head of the Pacific Northwest region with P&L responsibility and is the global head of the Strategic Technology Business for the company. He is currently focused on transformational growth trajectory for the company in our region. Prior to joining Tech Mahindra, he has held leadership roles in Cable & Wireless, Tata Teleservices and Data Access - PCCW. He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering in Computer Science from University of Pune, Masters in Marketing Management from University of Pune and a program for leadership and management from Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta (IIM-C). Pritam is devoted to diversity and inclusion with a particular interest in supporting women leaders in technology. He serves on the advisory board of several educational institutions in India.

Britt Provost - Executive Vice President of People and Culture

Britt is the Executive Vice President of People and Culture for Apptio, a public software-as-a-service leader in technology business management (TBM). She is responsible for leading the Human Resources function, coaching executives and managers to become more effective leaders and fostering Apptio's high performing culture.

Prior to joining Apptio, Britt held progressive HR leadership positions at fast-paced technology companies including Avanade, Real Networks and Microsoft. She has over 15 years of experience leading HR teams in all aspects of the function, across a number of business sectors.

Britt is actively involved as a speaker and facilitator on a number of topics including: leadership development, negotiation, women in leadership, employee engagement and career development topics. Britt holds a BA from the University of Washington and a MBA from University of Colorado.

Luis Salazar Co-founder and CEO, Giving Tech LabsLuis Salazar - Co-founder and CEO

Giving Tech Labs
Luis is a serial tech entrepreneur and Global Fortune 500 executive. He has led the launch of more than 27 global products and companies in the consumer and business spaces and is a recognized expert driving digital transformation, go-to-market, and monetization at Microsoft, Yahoo, Xerox, GMI, Bing, Jobaline, Giving Compass and others.

Jason William Therrell Senior Vice President, UBSJason William Therrell - Senior Vice President - Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager

Jason joined UBS in 2015, but his wealth management career started more than twenty years ago with Merrill Lynch in 1996. A lot has changed during that time, but one thing that has remained the same is Jason's commitment to helping his clients grow and protect their wealth. He partners with them in many aspects of their financial lives and takes his role as an investment advisor very seriously. Jason takes great pride in navigating each client through the best and worst economic times.

Ken Williams - Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLPKen Williams - Tax Principal in Charge - Seattle

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Ken has served as a trusted advisor to private businesses, their owners, and high net-worth individuals for over 28 years, providing tax, accounting and advisory services, with an emphasis in transactions within and between flow-through entities and owners.

Jeff Windus - Principal, Sweeney Conrad, P.S.Jeff Windus - Principal

Sweeney Conrad, P.S.
Jeff provides audit, accounting and financial advisory services to privately held businesses and their owners. Jeff plays a fundamental role on Sweeney Conrad’s committee responsible for employee retention and creating a positive work environment for employees.

Rob Wright - Founder and President, Wright Wealth ManagementRob Wright - Founder & President

Wright Wealth Management
Rob is Founder and President of Wright Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Advisor serving clients throughout the Pacific Northwest, California and Arizona. He has 28 years of experience, and has held previous positions with Charles Schwab & Co., including Managing Director for Schwab Private Client Services and Branch Manager in Bellevue, WA. Rob is both alumni and an Adjunct Faculty member of the University of Washington Bothell School of Business, where he teaches Investments and Corporate Finance and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Business Administration with concentrations in both Finance and International Business.