E-Lead Industry Partners

A major component of the E-Lead program is exposure to and interaction with industry partners from across engineering disciplines. Our industry partners guide students' leadership development in a variety of ways, such as:

  • Hosting Leader Shadow experiences
  • Serving as guest speakers in class
  • Facilitating student participation in corporate leadership development programs
  • Participating in formal and informal networking opportunities
  • Serving on the E-Lead Industrial Advisory Board

E-Lead Industrial Advisory Board

  • Pat Bartling
    President, CEO, COO
    Global Industrial and Manufacturing Enterprises
  • Patricia Brigman
    Wisconsin Medmark
  • Pat Masterson
    Vice President of Corporate Manufacturing
    HUSCO International
  • Kathy Madalle
    Director, Fast Jet Air & UAS Combat Support
    Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Todd Nicklaus
    River Valley Banks
  • Peter Panagis
    Chief Information Officer
    REV Group
  • Kelly Piacsek, Ph.D.
    Vice President, Patient Centered Research
    Aurora Research Institute™
  • Kathy Scherbarth
    Kathy Scherbarth, LLC
  • Billie Jean Smith
    Intellectual Property Attorney & Partner
    Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • Brian Young
    Principal Engineer
    GE Healthcare