Management Advisory Council

The Management Advisory Council is composed of industry leaders who help provide thought leadership for the management area within the School of Business.

Council members provide valuable business viewpoints to faculty which offer new perspectives on courses or current topics.

Board members also help to provide researchships, create partnerships with the Mason Talent Exchange, support industry events, and help to create a more robust talent pipeline for the region.

Council Chair

  • School of Business Community Partner | Brian Luther

    President and CEO, Navy Mutual Aid Association

    Rear Admiral Brian Luther, USN (Ret) is a native of Trumbull, Connecticut. He is a 1984 graduate of Marquette University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Past Council Chair

  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Christine Landoll

    Director of Business Engagement
    Additional Roles: Instructor, Business Foundations; Professor of Practice

    Christine Landoll is the director of business engagement and an instructor within the Business Foundations Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.

Council Members

  • School of Business Community Partner | Moe Ali

    Director of Talent Acquisition, Kearney & Company

    Moe Ali has over 15 years of experience in talent acquisition (TA). Most recently, he served as the Recruiting Team Manager at SAIC supporting multiple DoD accounts.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Sean Cassidy

    Senior Director, Visa Inc.

    Sean Cassidy is a senior director at Visa Inc. where he leads the North America and Latin America Business Solutions Client Services organization.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Sharon Galler

    President and Owner, STAT Association Management, Inc. 

    Sharon Galler is the founder and president of STAT. She formed STAT, a woman-owned business, in 1986 to provide a broad range of sales and services to the association industry.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Franziska Moeckel

    Principal, Biomedical Innovation and Health, Mitre

    Franziska Moeckel principal, biomedical innovation and health, at MITRE. Prior to that, she was the assistant vice president, personalized health at Inova where she oversaw the strategy development for genomic test integrations and was responsible for clinical implementation of precision medicine research achievements and discoveries.
  • School of Business Community Partner | KerriLaine Prunella

    Chief Human Capital Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    KerriLaine Prunella is the Chief Human Capital Officer at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission(CTFC), with over 19 years of experience in the private and public sectors.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Sheri Schaffer

    Director of Professional Development and Training, Worldwide ERC

    Sheri Schaffer has over two decades of association experience and currently serves as Worldwide ERC®'s director of professional development and training.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Cathy Song

    Business Development Executive, Grant Thornton

    Cathy Song is a business development executive managing Grant Thornton’s client accounts and relationships for audit, tax, and advisory services across the financial services, construction, real estate, hospitality, restaurants, higher education, and not-for-profit industries in the Metro D.C. area.
  • George Mason University School of Business partner Jennifer Taylor

    President and CEO, Northern Virginia Technology Council

    Jennifer Taylor is President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), one of the largest regional technology councils in the nation with a mission to accelerate technology innovation and promote world class workforce development.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Placeholder Image

    Adjunct Faculty, Management

    Skip West is the founder of MAXSA Innovations, a member of the Management Advisory Council, and an adjunct faculty member within the Management Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • School of Business Community Partner | Curt White

    Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Array

    Curt White is a human capital management executive with more than two decades of experience leading the development and execution of talent management strategies for high performing organizations.