Dean's Advisory Board

The Board of Advisors assists the Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics at University of North Carolina Charlotte to enhance the College’s image in the community, engage community industries to provide jobs for the College’s graduates, discover opportunities for research collaboration, and to use one’s influence to promote the College.  The Board consists of members who support and strengthen the College’s capacity to engage the community in important and meaningful ways.


Chair: Jeff Stovall
Vice Chair: Daniel Friel 
Immediate Past Chair: Roger Shaul

Current Board of Advisors:

Name Company Position
Rich Baich Wells Fargo Executive Vice President and CISO
Chris Benson Oracle VP, Cloud Engineering
Eric Chaniot Michelin Global Chief Digital Officer
Ken Chinchar    
Eric Christian Carolinas Healthcare System VP and CTO
Terry Cox Business Innovation and Growth Council President and CEO
Daniel Friel NikiaDX Co-Founder
Kathy Harris Retired Gartner Corporation
Darlene Heater University City Partners Executive Director
Curtis Hughes Midrex Technologies CIO
Dan Roselli Packard Place Co-Founder
Stoney Sellars StoneLaurel Consulting, Inc President & CEO
Roger Shaul PMMC - Preferred Medical Marketing Corporation CEO
Jeff Stovall Board Chair City of Charlotte CIO
Dr. Valerie Truesdale Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools CMS Chief Officer, Personalized Learning and School Partnerships
Stephen Ward TIAA Chief Information Security Officer, Cybersecurity
alumni scholarship fund

The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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