Industry Advisory Council

The purpose of the external Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is to provide advice to the Department in support of its teaching, research and service missions. The IAC is comprised of engineering and technology executives and professionals from industry, governmental agencies, private consulting firms, and educational institutions. It meets in formal session at least once each year.


Name Ttile Organization
Finis Cook Executive Technical Lead - IBM Cloud Platform IBM
Kevin Davis Plant Manager - Crosspointe Operations Curtiss Wright Surface Technologies
Anthony Gitalado Cybersecurity Manager Internal Revenue Service
Leslie Gray Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO Mozilla Corporation
Nathan Harris Site Director - Crosspointe Rolls-Royce North America
Daniel Holmes Technical Specialist II - Electric Distribution Technology Applications Dominion Energy
Otis S. Jones Director - Banking, Financial Services Market IBM
Rudy Krack Sr. Process Economics Analyst - Medicines for All Institute VCU College of Engineering
Derek W. McGowan Diversity Program Manager-Higher Education Institutions Lockheed Martin
Gail Norris US Lead: Sitrain – Digital Industry Academy Siemens Industry
Carlos Rivero Chief Data Officer, Office of the Governor Commonwealth of Virginia
Kevin Smith Senior Director, Manufacturing Technology Aerojet Rocketdyne