President’s Advisory Council

The President’s Advisory Council is a group of business, ministry, and civic leaders who come alongside Montreat College in an advisory role as we seek to be a leader in Christ-centered higher education regionally, nationally, and internationally.

2016-17 President’s Advisory Council Members

Fran Aceto

Fran Aceto ’75
Legal Assistant
Aceto Law Office

Ann Ashley

Ann Ashley
Vice President for
Staffing and Development
The Biltmore Company

David Barker

David Barker
Founder and CEO
ALP Life Sciences

Joel Barker

Joel Barker
Founder and Owner (retired)
Asheville Jet

Ami Bobilya

Amalia Bobilya ’99
Sales Director
Quest Diagnostics

Joshua Boos

Joshua Boos
Founding Partner
Steel Stone Holdings

George Briggs

George Briggs
Executive Director
The North Carolina Arboretum of UNC

Matthew Burril

Matthew Burril
President
Brick Street Equity Management

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Joseph Caldwell
CEO
Consolidated Assurance

Melissa Duarte

Michael Collie
Financial Planner
Collie Financial Planning

Melissa Duarte

Melissa Duarte ’91
Owner
The Red Radish

Le Erwin

Le Erwin
President
Morris Investment

Jesse Gardner

Jesse Gardner ’02
Senior Project Engineer
Civil Design Concepts

Bill George

Bill George
Head of School
Asheville Christian Academy

Joe Gettys

Joe Gettys
Medical Doctor (retired)
Asheville Radiology

Jennifer Guthrie

Jennifer Guthrie ’85
CEO
In-Flight Crew Connections

Larry Harris

Larry Harris
Owner/CPA
Harris & Burlingham

Ned Kiser

Ned Kiser
Principal
Ned J. Kiser Consulting, Inc.

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis
Lead Pastor
Grace Community Church

Roger Oxendale

Roger Oxendale
President & CEO
Covenant Ministries of Benevolence

David Simas

David Simas
Senior Sales Executive
USI Insurance Services

Laura Spangler

Laura Spangler
Pastor
Lloyd Presbyterian Church

Joe Tyson

Joe Tyson
President
Tyson Furniture

Bob Wynne

Bob Wynne
President (retired)
Browne-Wynne Funeral Homes