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 (B.S. '66)

J. Patrick Danahy (B.S. ’66)

President and Chief Executive Officer, Greensboro Partnership




Janna Hunter Bowman Web

Janna Hunter-Bowman (Ph.D. ’17)

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

Ph.D. in Theology & Peace Studies, 2017


Monica Montgomery

Monica Montgomery (B.A. '19)

Political Director and Policy Analyst, Council for a Livable World




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 (Chair, B.A. '80)

Chief Executive Officer, The BRANY Group




Elias Omondi Opogo

Elias Omondi Opogo (M.A. '04)

Director, Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR)




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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



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

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

Executive Advisor, Challenger, Gray & Christmas; 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 (Former Chair)

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