Advisory Board

The CIBE advisory board's role is to assess and advise the CIBE and contribute to the success of the center's overall mission and strengthen the Smith School's global programs by providing thought leadership in international business, leveraging relationships in the business community and government to enrich CIBE's offerings, and counseling in CIBE's strategic and programmatic functions.

Nat Ahrens, Director of China Affairs, University of Maryland

Mike Ball, Senior Associate Dean & Dean's Chair in Management Science, Robert H. Smith School of Business 

Brian Darmody, Associate Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of Maryland

Anil Gupta, Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Smith School of Business

Anthony Nelson, Dean, School of Business, Bowie State University

Robert Orr, Dean, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

Kirstin Parsons, CEO, Learning without Tears

Guy Pfeffermann, Founder and CEO, Global Business School Network

Signe Pringle, Program Director, Office of International Investment, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

Saul Sosnowski, Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture, University of Maryland 

Jorge Urrutia, CEO & President, Management Solutions, Inc.