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President’s Advisory Board

President's Advisory Board, Clemson University, Clemson SC

About the Board

The President’s Advisory Board is comprised of current and retired business leaders, presidents, and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies who have a reputation of achieving excellence in their industries. All supporters of Clemson University, the members advise President Clements on campus-wide and national matters that directly and indirectly affect students, faculty, and staff at Clemson, in higher education, and beyond.

The purpose of this board is to bring industry partners together with Clemson University to advise the President on navigating various situations pertaining to higher education. The board generates thoughts, ideas, and strategic planning with the President to prepare for both current events and unpredictable circumstances.

Each board member will serve a two-year term, and the board meets once a semester.  A few selected members will be asked to serve a third year for continuity.

President Clements and Clemson University are proud to have these phenomenal leaders as part of the President’s Advisory Board.


Members of the President's Advisory Board 2017-2019

  • Alan D. Wilson, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Alan D. Wilson

    Director and Senior Advisor (Retired CEO and Executive Chairman), McCormick Spice

  • Anita Zuckern, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Anita Zucker

    Chairperson and CEO, InterTec

  • Brian Lafemina, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Brian Lafemina

    Senior Vice President, NFL

  • Alan D. Wilson, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Charles Barker

    President and CEO, Charles Barker Automotive

  • Charles Mickel, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Charles Mickel

    Vice President and Director, BCM Corporation

  • David Snow, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    David Snow

    Chairman and CEO, Cedar Gate Technologies

  • Edmund Reese, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Edmund Reese

    Vice President and CFO, American Express

  • Gerald Glenn, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Gerald Glenn

    Retired Chairman, President, and CEO, Chicago Iron and Bridge Company

  • Harry Frampto, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Harry Frampton

    Founder and Chairman, East West Resorts, LLC

  • Jan Childress, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Jan Childress

    Vice President, HMR Veterans Services

  • Joan Robinson-Berr, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Joan Robinson-Berry

    Vice President and General Manager, Boeing (South Carolina)

  • Katarina Fjording, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Katarina Fjording

    Vice President- Purchase and Manufacturing, Volvo

  • Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe

    State President, Duke Energy Corporation, South Carolina

  • Mike Gianoni, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Mike Gianoni

    CEO, Blackbaud

  • Mike Gill, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Mike Gill

    Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce

  • Pete Selleck, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Pete Selleck

    Chairman and President, Michelin

  • Tom Chapman, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Tom Chapman

    Retired Chairman and CEO, Equifax

  • Tom Reed, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Tom Reed

    President and COO, Rust-Oleum Corporation

  • Tycho Howle, Member of the President's Advisory Board Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
    Tycho Howle

    Retired CEO and Civic Leader, nuBridges