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Advisory Board

The Advisory Board serves as the advisory group to the Dean and the UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology. The Advisory Board advises the Dean and the College on:

  • Undergraduate and graduate program opportunities and educational objectives to meet the workforce needs of the future;
  • Research and innovation opportunities and potential collaborative partnerships;
  • Matters of public relations and the overall image and importance of engineering and information technology as a source of intellectual capital;
  • Recognition of the accomplishments of alumni and other notable professionals; and
  • Cultivation and development of resources and support to enable the College to fulfill its mission.

2015-2016 Members of the COEIT Advisory Board

Steven Falk
General Manager
GE Healthcare, Infant Care Segment
Laurel, Maryland

Irene KnottĀ 
Senior Vice President
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Towson, Maryland

Larry Hetzel
Director, Technical Operations, Maritime Systems
Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors
Baltimore, Maryland

Michael Hinkey
Sector VP & General Manager
Engineering Manufacturing & Logistics Division
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
Baltimore, Maryland

Michael K. Madison (BS-CMPE’97)
Managing Director
Cocoon Ventures
Mountain View, California

Michael Netzer
Dean, School of Applied & Information Technology
CCBC Catonsville
Catonsville, Maryland

Myra W. Norton
VP of Operations
Pegged Software, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland

James Radin
VP Global Supply Chain Operations
McCormick & Co.
Sparks, Maryland

Stephanie L. Reel (BS-IS’85)
CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technologies
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Gary Reicher
Vice President for Information Technology
T. Rowe Price
Baltimore, Maryland

Andrew Rindos
Head, IBM RTP Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) & WW CAS Coordinator
Research Triangle, North Carolina