Professional Selling Advisory Board

Elizabeth Terrell
UPS, Vice President of International Sales

A corporate advisory board, composed of industry leaders from a wide range of selling professions, provides the Center for Professional Sales with guidance regarding strategic planning, current programs, and a network of industry support for the Center's mission.

Partner firms spend time in the classroom to provide real-life experiences and to act as role models for the students. Partners also offer internships and full time jobs to program graduates.

Chairman of the Advisory Board of Directors:
Elizabeth Terrell, Vice President Business Development - UPS Canada

Our members: (in alphabetical order by company)


Chad Henke, Global Business Manager - Bonding, Fastening and Attachment, 3M Automotive Division  
Celeste Hughes, 3M Sales & Marketing – Frontline Program Manager
Jeff Travis, 3M Corporate Marketing - Frontline Program

ABC Supply Co. Inc.

Jonathan Shepard, Southwest Region Vice President


Chance Laas, Vice President of Central Texas Region  
Chelsi Hassan, University Recruiting Specialist, Talent Acquisition

ASCO Equipment

Jon Linstruth, Vice President of Sales and Marketing


Will Brown, Lead College Recruiting Manager
Brad Runco, Lead College Recruiting Manager


Matthew Patterson, Cintas – Round Rock  
Holly McDonough, Campus Talent Acquisition - Dallas

Enterprise Holdings

Jamie M. Gaertner, Group Talent Acquisition Specialist  
Ryanne Janca, Talent Acquisition Manager

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson and Johnson Company

Lauren Peterson, Sales Representative - Past sales participant


Derek Estes, District Manager

Ferguson Enterprises

Jamie Haynes, Talent Development and Lead Recruiting Specialist


Tamara Welch, Director of Campus Recruiting

Henry Schein

Enzo Milano, National Sales Recruiter & Trainer
Mike Trautman, Regional Manager – South Texas  
Randall McLemore, Zone General Manager

North American Plastics

Jason Askew, President/CEO  
Mark Steele, Director of Corporate Development
Amy Kavanek, Corporate Development

Liberty Mutual

Dan Gutschewski, Branch Manager – Austin, TX  
Zane Murphy, Branch Manager – New Braunfels, TX  
Claudia Perez, Sales Manager
Shana Shoden, Assistant Vice-President and Area Manager


Krista Funk Castro, Owner

Rush Enterprise

Robb Nixon, Vice President of Aftermarket Sales

SailPoint Technologies

Brandon Taylor, Director of Global Sales Development


Lanny Lawrence, Director of Business Operations- Houston, TX  
Marty Posey, Division Lead – Healthcare Services – Austin, TX  
Andrew Brudwick, Account Executive – San Antonio, TX  
John Chartier, Director of Business Operations – Austin, TX  
Autumn Drane, National University Relations

Texas State University

Dr. Debbie Thorne – VP of Academic Affairs

Tom James Company

Ash Deshmukh, Senior VP/Corporate Development  
Katie Fore, Director of College Recruiting  
Steve Adams, Division President – Austin, Texas

United Rentals

Jessica Ugoletti, Region Recruiter – Dallas, TX  
Dana Palmiotto, University Recruitment Coordinator  
Gibert Valle, Territory Manager
Rob Ryan, District Manager


Elizabeth Terrell, Corporate Vice President Enterprise Sales  
Amy Deerhake, Director of Global Sales Strategy  
Michael Garcia, Area Sales Manager, Gulf South Region  
Derrick Craver, Director of Inside Sales  
Harlan Schulze, Area H.R. Manager – San Antonio, TX

Waste Management

Marcel Dalby, Director of Collection Operations Texas/Oklahoma Area

Former Students

Brian Poulter, Attorney at Law  
Jeff Lynn, Vice President, Excess Casualty, Everest Insurance  
Quinton Hoekstra – Past sales participant