Advisory Board

The Kroc Institute Advisory Board provides advice and guidance to the director and executive staff and supports the development of Kroc Institute resources.

Phil Brady Web

Phillip D. Brady (B.A. ’73)

Adjunct Professor, Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America




Pat Danahy Web

J. Patrick Danahy (Chair, B.S. ’66)

President and Chief Executive Officer, Greensboro Partnership




Brenna Gautam Web

Brenna Gautam (B.A. ’15)

Attorney, Office of Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives 

J.D. Georgetown University, 2019

B.A. in Military History, Peace Studies, 2015


Janna Hunter Bowman Web

Janna Hunter-Bowman (Ph.D. ’17)

Assistant Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social EthicsAnabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana

Ph.D. in Theology & Peace Studies, 2017


Fran Mullen Web

Fran Mullen

Retired University Art Teacher




Jack Mullen Web

John R. Mullen (B.S. '53)

Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Johnson & Johnson (retired)




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Paddy Mullen (B.A. '80)

Chief Executive Officer, The BRANY Group




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Steven Pepe (B.A. '65)

Retired United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan




Maria Camila Posse Gaez

Maria Camila Posse Gaez  (MGA '19)

Risk Management Associate and Operations Analyst, Seaboard Overseas and Trading Group

Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies Class of 2019



Paul Rogalski Web

Paul T. Rogalski (B.A. '80)

Vice Chairman, Global Investment Banking, Robert W. Baird & Company




Mike Rooney Web

Michael P. Rooney (B.A. '94)

President and Chief Executive Officer, Claddagh Investments, LLC




John Scully Web

John E. Scully, Jr. (B.A. '64)

Group Senior Vice President, La Salle Bank (retired); U.S. Army, Major General (retired)




Judy Scully Web

Judy Scully

Retired School Psychologist




Mike Smith

Mike Smith (B.A. '93)

Principal and Managing Director, Cornerstone Government Affairs





Richard G. Starmann

Retired Senior Vice President, McDonald's Corporation; Senior Advisor to Joan B. Kroc; Co-Trustee, Estate of Joan B. Kroc




Peter Wallensteen

Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Research Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies