Corporate Advisory Board
The members of our Corporate Advisory Board have extensive experience and contacts in the worlds of business and social entrepreneurship. With their expertise, we are making connections in the corporate social responsibility departments of Fortune 500 companies as well as in nonprofits and international development organizations.
Charles J. Clifford
Charles J. Clifford, a Kelley graduate and member of the Dean’s Council, is the co-founder of Tumi Inc., one of the world’s leading brands of luggage, business cases, and accessories. He served as CEO for many years before finishing his career heading up Tumi's international business. Clifford is currently a member of the board of Aid to Artisans, a nonprofit organization that creates economic opportunities for artisans around the world to build profitable, sustainable businesses.
Cie Nicholson is the Kelley School’s leader-in-residence and Poling Chair of Business and Government. The Kelley alumna is also executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Equinox Fitness Clubs. Before that, she spent more than a decade at beverage giant Pepsi-Cola North America as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. She also is involved in the startup company, GamesThatGive.net, which donates 70 percent of its ad revenues to charities.
Craig PfeifferKelley graduate and Dean Council Member Craig Pfeiffer recently retired from leading the marketing and the client experience group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Pfeiffer has been with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and predecessor firms for over 27 years with a variety of leadership responsibilities. He’s also an expert on microfinance, and serves as president of Bright Seed Foundation, an organization supporting microfinance operations to develop self-surviving entrepreneurs in emerging economies in Eastern Europe.