Herberger Business School

Advisory Council

The Herberger Business School is committed to developing enduring relationships with business leaders in the community. The HBS Advisory Council is one example of such a relationship that provides long lasting benefits to our students, the faculty, the school, university, and to industry. Through their dedication, involvement, participation and interaction the members of the HBS Advisory Council play a vital role in ensuring the ongoing success, growth and vitality of the school by supporting our mission in the areas of education, research, and service.


The following Minnesota business leaders graciously serve as advisers to the Herberger Business School. Those of us in the school are all very appreciative of their efforts, advice, and most of all, their interest in helping to develop Minnesota's future business leaders.

John Bryant

President and CEO
GeoComm, Inc.

Laura Espeseth, CPA ('04)

Vice President Controller
Bridgewater Bank

Tom Goodmanson ('92)

President and CEO

Dennis Gregory ('81)

Chief Operating Officer
Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc.

Josh Longnecker

Managing Director
Northwestern Mutual

Jill Magelssen ('87)

Franchise Owner
Express Employment Professionals

Joe Nayquonabe ('04)

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures

Justin O’Keefe ('97)

Chief Underwriting Officer & SVP
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd

Renee J. Peterson ('83)

VP and CFO
The Toro Company

Rob Peterson ('86)

Play It Again Sports

Rachel D. Polson ('96)

CPA and Partner
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Lisa Stark ('98)

Assistant Controller
U.S. Bancorp

Tony Tillemans ('85)

Vice President
CEC Theaters

Curt Tillotson

Chief Operating Officer
Nahan Printing, Inc.

Rambo Souriyavongsa

Student Representative
St. Cloud State University

Bryan VongKhamdy

Graduate Student Representative
St. Cloud State University