Executive-in-Residence Program

Once a semester, the Williams School invites someone who has excelled in business to return to campus as an Executive-in-Residence. The Executive-in-Residence spends several days on campus meeting with students, visiting classes and providing one-on-one career mentoring. As a part of the visit, the Executive-in-Residence typically gives a public address on a topic related to his or her expertise.

Past Executives-in-Residence

Robert J. Whann IV (Sandy) '86
President, Leidenheimer Baking Company
Winter 2017

John Donaldson '92
Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy, Pandora
Fall 2016

Max Shapira '65
President, Heaven Hill Brands
Spring 2016

Shannon Izquierdo '97
Manager of Sales Enablement, FedEx
Winter 2016

Leland Miller '98
President, China Beige Book International
Winter 2015

Paul Brandus
Founder, West Wing Reports
Fall 2014

John Luke
CEO, MeadWestvaco
Fall 2013

Doug Scovanner '77
CFO, Target
Fall 2013

Reuben Munger '95
Founder and Managing Partner, Vision Ridge Partners
Fall 2011

Walter Kansteiner, III '77
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under President George W. Bush
Winter 2010

John A. Allison IV
Chairman of the Board and Former CEO, BB&T Corporation
Winter 2009

Ingrid Saunders Jones
Senior Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company
Chairperson, The Coca-Cola Company
Senior Vice President, Global Community Connections
Winter 2009

Jane Gilday P '11
Principle, Barrow, Hanley, Mcwhinney & Strauss
Fall 2009

Chris Williams '85
Co-Founder, Harris Williams
Fall 2008

Scott Miller '67
Chairman, Zyman Group
Winter 2008

Edwin "Mac" Crawford P '96 and Drew Crawford '96
Chairman of CVS/Caremark and Senior Vice President of CVS/Caremark
Fall 2007