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Advisory Board

Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise Advisory Board

The Barnett Business advisory board is a team of business leaders who provide counsel to the College’s leadership, dean, and department chairs that helps to facilitate innovative and relevant academic programs, community collaboration, fundraising, and high-quality employment for graduates.


Ed Crenshaw Ed Crenshaw

Chairman of the Board Publix Super Markets Inc.

Board Members

Joel Adams Joel Adams

Executive Vice President Highland Homes

Ashley Gibson Barnett Ashley Gibson Barnett

Co-Founder Barnett Creative, LLC.

Fred Boling Fred Boling

Vice President for External Affairs Clear Springs Land Company

Tony Coleman Tony Coleman

President and CEO AaSys

Jeff Cox Jeff Cox

Chairman, retired Linder Industrial Machinery, Inc.

Scott Crossman Scott Crossman

CEO Crossman and Company

Laura Hawley Laura Hawley

President, Allen and Company of Florida Inc.

Martin E. Higgenbotham Martin E. Higgenbotham

President, HIggenbotham Auctioneers Int. LTD

Courtney Makris Courtney Makris

Vice President of Business Development, Paul Davis Restoration

Robert McCollum Robert McCollum

Market President, Greater Polk County, Truist

Paul Noris Paul Noris

President and CEO, Bank of Central Florida

Tom S. Petcoff Tom S. Petcoff

President, Retail First Mutual Holdings

Abel A. Putnam Abel A. Putnam

Partner, Putnam, Creighton and Airth, P.A.

Carol A. Sipe Carol A. Sipe

President and CEO, Summit Consulting

Mitchell P. Stiles Mitchell P. Stiles

Vice President

Dealer Operations, WS Badcock Corporation

Clay Watkins Clay Watkins

President, Transport Services, Watkins Associated Industries

Ron Woodsby Ron Woodsby

President and Owner, Talk of the Town Restaurant Group

Ex-Officio Members

Michael Weber Michael Weber, Ph.D.

Dean - Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise

Becker Business Building - 311


Tracey Tedder Tracey Tedder, Ed.D.

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Associate Professor of Education

Thad Buckner Building