Doermer School of Business

Advisory Councils


The overall purpose of the Alumni Advisory Council is to connect with alumni, plan alumni events, encourage donor ship, and present the Doermer School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award at the PFW Commencement in May.

Mission Statement

The Doermer School of Business Alumni Committee of PFW is to support and assist the Doermer School of Business in the continual growth and development of the business program.

The Alumni Advisory Council plays an integral role in ensuring PFW continues to provide a business program that will be of the "highest quality" and "most value" to the business students and the business community.

The Alumni Advisory Council will accomplish objectives by working closely with the Northeast Indiana business community, Doermer School of Business faculty, business alumni, and current business students.


Every member is a graduate of Doermer School of Business at PFW and each member pays dues to the University's Alumni Association.

Member Responsibilities

Attend meetings scheduled by the chair.


  • Mike Coil
  • Michael Earls, BKD (Chair)
  • Karan Flick
  • Mark Franke, Vice Chair
  • James Griffin, IPFW
  • Nicholas Harter, Northwestern Mutual
  • Janet Iden Kamdar
  • Jason Knothe, JH Specialty
  • Deborah Krabach
  • Laurie Mitchener-Oncheck
  • James Moore, IPFW Associate Dean - Retired
  • Nick Staker, Staker Mortgage
  • Rebekah Teagarden, Waterfield Foundation
  • Lisa Waterman, Waterman Financial Services