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Meet the board

The Business Communication Advisory Board comprises professionals from a variety of organizations. They annually provide the faculty with guidance on curricular issues, feedback on communication needs in the workplace, and support for special student learning opportunities.

For more information about the Business Communication Advisory Board, contact Dr. Paula Lentz, chair, UW-Eau Claire Business Communication and Information Systems Department.

Board Members

  • Ashley Adams, '11, Gas Strategy Consultant, Xcel Energy
  • Whitley Balash, '22, Associate Human Resources Generalist, Nestle
  • Katie Dietlin, '18, Wisconsin Solar Program Manager, Xcel Energy
  • Kelley Hammann, '99, Technical Writer II, Royal Credit Union
  • Nick Houchin, '18, Owner, Emprise Studios
  • Solomiya Kavyuk, '21, Customer Marketing Manager, IFS
  • Amber Krakowski, '07, Client Director, Optiv 
  • Beth Nelson, '21,Roundel, Senior Insights Analyst
  • Jeremy Nimz, Supervisory Examiner-Risk Management Supervision, FDIC
  • Craig Olsen, Certified Public Accountant, Clifton Larson Allen LLP   
  • Carley Patterson, '16, Auditor, RSM US
  • Brendon Paucek, '18, Senior Technical Writer, Jamf
  • Allyson Wisniewski, '04, President, Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce