The ISE Department receives valuable guidance from its advisory board. The board helps keep the department at the forefront of the field as well as ahead of the needs of industry. They also help to strengthen relationships with students, faculty, community and alumni. Board members help to connect the department with industry leaders.
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Advisory Board Members

Advisory Board Member | Tony Blevins

Tony Blevins

Advisory Board Member Larry Bowman

Larry Bowman (Chair)


Advisory Board Member | Damon Butler

Damon Butler

  • BSIE, North Carolina State University 2002
  • President of Triangle Blvd
  • President of Intelligancity
Advisory Board Member Cheryl Doninger

Cheryl Doninger

  • MSC, North Carolina State University 1986
  • Vice President, Business Intelligence, Research & Development at SAS


Advisory Board Member Rashida Hodge

Rashida Hodge

Advisory Board Member Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson


Advisory Board Member Gayle Lanier

Gayle Lanier (Chair-elect)

  • BSIE, North Carolina State University 1982
  • ISE Distinguished Alumni 2007
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at Duke Energy (Retired)
Advisory Board Member Leon McGinnis

Dr. Leon McGinnis

  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University 1975
  • ISE Distinguished Alumni 2006
  • Professor Emeritus in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech


Advisory Board Member F. Scott Moody

F. Scott Moody

Advisory Board Member Stuart Nesbit

Stuart Nisbet

  • BSCSC, North Carolina State University 1987
  • Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Development at SAS (Retired)


Advisory Board Member David Parker

David Parker

  • MSM, North Carolina State University 1996
  • Co-founder and CEO of Dexios
  • Co-founder and CEO of ServeMore
Advisory Board Member Joe Pleasant, Jr.

Joe Pleasant, Jr.

  • BSIE, North Carolina State University 1972
  • ISE Distinguished Alumni 2010
  • Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Premier, Inc. (Retired)


Advisory Board Member Juli Trexler

Juli Trexler