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Connect and Empower

Your personal experience and skills, and those of your organization, can benefit students, faculty members, and peer executives. Together, we have unlimited power to better our world.

Educational Partners
  • Impactful Programming

    The Center for Leadership and Ethics draws corporate partners to add context and expertise in developing curriculum and program development for our students across all McCombs degree programs. Your professional insights ensure students have the skills and self-awareness to move seamlessly into ever-greater areas of responsibility and leadership.
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Research Partners
  • Insightful Research

    Join our corporate partners and participate in groundbreaking organizational research. The center partners with organizations on applied research projects (e.g., analyzing engagement surveys) led by our faculty and research staff, providing a larger funnel for more rigorous research collaborations in the future.


Our Executive and Associate Advisory Councils improve leadership and ethics education and advance McCombs' reputation as a leading source of leadership and ethics education and research resources for the world. Council members join for a three-year term and meet semi-annually. Council members are engaged with the Center’s faculty and leadership team while also interacting with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Executive Advisory Council

  • Janet Bates

    Janet Bates

    President, JMB Texas Family Interests
  • Jon Berger headshot

    Jon Berger

    Managing Director, Accenture
  • Marshall Eubank

    Marshall Eubank

    President, SEG Interests, LLC
  • Headshot of Beth Goff-McMillan

    Beth Goff-McMillan

    Chief Executive Officer, SKG, Inc.
  • Fred Herbert

    Fred Herbert

    Managing Director, CIC Advisors (Advisory Council Co-Chair)
  • Jeff Herbert

    Jeff Herbert

    Owner, J. Herbert Consulting
  • Marty Meekins

    Marty Meekins

    Managing Partner, Co-CEO and General Counsel, Emory Oak Partners (Advisory Council Co-Chair)
  • David Sammons headshot

    David Sammons

    President and CEO, Subaru Distributors Corp.
  • Headshot of Eric Stumberg.

    Eric Stumberg

    Co-Founder, CEO, President, TengoInternet, Inc.

Associate Advisory Council

  • Ginny Allen

    Ginny Allen

    President, Kagin 3 Company
  • Headshot of Lisa Blonkvist

    Lisa Fancher Blonkvist

    Senior Vice President, Family Wealth Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Headshot of John Briscoe.

    John Briscoe

    Consultant, Energy Consulting
  • Headshot of Max Brodsky

    Max Brodsky

    Enterprise Account Manager, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Headshot of Emily Dreyer

    Emily Dreyer

    Vice President, Dell Technologies
  • Dave Hendrix

    Dave Hendrix

    Senior Software Executive and Advisor (Retired)
  • Headshot of Andy Mathis

    Andy Mathis

    Chief Business Officer, Firefly
  • Bob Orkin

    Bob Orkin

    President, Robert Orkin Interests
  • Headshot of Gunnar Pritsch

    Gunnar Pritsch

    Chief Operating & Chief Risk Officer, MIO Partners
  • Headshot of Peggy Wang

    Peggy Wang

    Partner, PwC Trust Solutions Private
  • Keith Wulffraat

    Keith Wulffraat

    Chief Procurement Officer, TalentNet

Honorary Members

  • Sean Dougherty

    Sean Dougherty

    Strategic Finance, PepsiCo
  • Headshot of Lydia Fisher

    Lydia Fisher

    Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft
  • Caroline Peterson

    Caroline Peterson

    Operations Manger, Amgen
  • Anne Robillard

    Anne Robillard

    Business Development Manager, University of Texas at Austin
  • Headshot of Lauren Russell

    Lauren Russell

    Chief Strategy Officer, Change Cadet