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Advisory Board

These successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists contribute their noted talent and expertise to the Board, advising the Zell Lurie Institute on its activities and future direction.

Eugene Applebaum
President & CEO
Arbor Investments Group

John W. Barfield
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
The Bartech Group, Inc.

Jonn Behrman
Serial Entrepreneur

D. Theodore Berghorst
Chairman & CEO
Vector Securities International, LLC

Kenneth A. Buckfire
Managing Director & Co-President
Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC

Mary L. Campbell
Managing Director & Founder
EDF Ventures, LP

Dwight D. Carlson
Chairman & CEO
Coherix, Inc

Hal Davis
Entrepreneur & Investor

Tom Frank
Executive Director
Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan

Stanley Frankel
Frankel Associates

Marcel Gani
Consultant

William K. Hall
General Partner
Procyon Advisors

Michael R. Hallman
President
The Hallman Group

John C. Kennedy
President & CEO
Autocam Corporation

Bradley A. Keywell
Managing Partner
Lightbank

Hans Koch
Advisor/Investor
Koch Ventures

Ann Lurie
President
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Foundation

Benjamin Lurie
Associate
Equity Group Investments

Steven A. McKean
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Acceller Inc.

Clyde E. McKenzie
Chairman & CEO
Tellurex Corporation

Mitchell Mondry
Founder & President
M Group, LLC

Marvin G. Parnes
Associate Vice President for Research
University of Michigan

Tim Petersen
Managing Director
Arboretum Ventures

Richard Rogel
President
Tomay, Inc.

Jeff Sinclair
Managing Director
Caithness LLC

Michael B. Staebler
Attorney at Law
Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Maria A. Thompson
Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Arsenal Venture Partners

Samuel Valenti III
Chairman & CEO
Valenti Capital

Timothy Wadhams
Former Chief Executive Officer
Masco Corporation

Jeff Weedman
Chief Executive Officer
Cintrifuse

Ronald N. Weiser
Ambassador and Founder
McKinley Associates, Inc.

Warren P. (Bud) Williamson, III

Samuel Zell
Chairman
Equity Group Investments


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