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 of Talent and Organizational 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

Ami 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

Melissa Duarte ’91
Owner, The Red Radish

Le Erwin

Le Erwin
Owner (retired), More Laces Boutique

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
Interim Vice President for Advancement, Montreat College

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis
Lead Pastor, Grace Community Church

Roger Oxendale

Roger Oxendale
Senior Consultant for Strategic Partnerships, MAHEC

David Simas

David Simas
Vice President, Wells Fargo 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