Advisory Board

The individuals serving on the TECO Center for Leadership Advisory Board come from various backgrounds and provide valuable insight. Its members offer advice and recommendations on program development, program implementation, evaluation and other matters of significance to the mission and goals of the center.

Advisory Board

Rod Buchen
CEO/ Senior Success Coach
The Buchen Group, LLC

Jeff Cathey
Senior VP and Senior Military Affairs Expert-Military Segment  
Bank of America

Gena Cox, Ph.D.
Senior Managing Consultant

Joe House
PowerHouse Consulting

Robin Kraemer
HR Generalist

Christian McNamara
Time Customer Service, Retired

Tracy McPhail, Ph.D.
Manager, Assessment, Performance and Development
TECO Energy

Shannon Reid
Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Jennis Thomas
Director, Organizational Effectiveness
Time Customer Service

John Townsend
Senior Vice President
T. Rowe Price

Ed Valaitis
Managing Director


Frank Ghannadian, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business
Director, TECO Energy Center for Leadership
Professor, Finance

Bella Galperin, Ph.D.
Professor, Management
Associate Director, TECO Center for Leadership

Joe Sclafani, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology
Associate Director, TECO Center for Leadership

Mary Anne Watson, Ph.D.
Professor, Management
Associate Director, TECO Center for Leadership

Melissa Flohr
Coordinator of Centers and Institutes