Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) consists of industry leaders in the application of industrial engineering techniques, industry consultants, and experts in the field. Their role is to support the academic program and provide periodic guidance to the faculty on curriculum enhancement and current issues in the field. These leaders are uniquely distributed between the health professions and the engineering field.


Mr. Gary D. Altman
Process Engineer
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
Rochester, MI 48307

Mr. John Cooper
Muli-Lingual Industrial Services
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Ms. Susan M. Crowley
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Southfield, MI 48034

Mr. Paul Gunnels
Management Engineer
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit MI, 48202

Ms. Michelle Hornberger
Chief Strategy Officer
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
Rochester, MI 48307

Dr. Robert R. Inman, P.E.
Staff Research Engineer
General Motors Corp
Warren, MI 48090

Ms. Jean Ann Larson
Chief Learning Officer, Beaumont Hospitals
Troy, MI 48084

Mr. Victor Lloyd
St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Warren, MI  48092

Dr. Gopalan Mukundan
Director, ITM Product Development & Quality
Chrysler Group LLC
Troy, MI 48085

Mr. Bert Okma
International Academy Educational Consultant
Member of the International Baccalaureate Board of Governors
Rochester Hills, MI

Ms. Susan M. Ostrowski,
Productivity Engineer, Productivity-Core
Ford Motor Company
Warren, MI 48092 

Mr. Kevin Poet
Engineering Manager
Ford Motor Company
Plymouth, MI 48170

Mr. Raghunath Ramdas
Sr. VP - Corporate Services & Global Procurement   
Syntel Inc.
Troy, MI 48083
Mr. Walter Schwartz
Supervisor-Technology Business Strategy Office
Research & Advanced Engineering
Ford Motor Company

Mr. Matt Szukalowski
Industrial Engineering Transportation Manager
United Parcel Service (UPS)
Wyoming, MI 49509
Ms. Lisa Wright
Director - Planning
St. Mary Mercy Hospital
Livonia, MI 48154