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Leading Innovation at Marquette University (part of Startup Milwaukee Week)


Nov 17, 2020 02:30 PM

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Timothy Hanley, Bus Ad '78
Interim Keyes Dean of the College of Business Administration @MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
Timothy Hanley, Bus Ad ’78, is the Interim Keyes Dean of Business Administration at Marquette University. Recently, he retired as a Senior Partner with Deloitte LLP. Tim is a seasoned global executive, with extensive experience consulting with manufacturers regarding digital transformation, organizational strategy development and execution, acquisitions, and market development. Under his leadership, Deloitte’s Global Consumer and Industrial Products practice grew to be the largest at Deloitte, with over $14 billion in revenues. Tim has also served at Marquette University as a longtime member of the College of Business Administration Dean’s Advisory Council, and currently serves as a member of the university’s President’s Advisory Council and Campaign Executive Committee. In October of 2019, Tim became the college’s first ever executive-in-residence. He was recognized in 2012 as the College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Alumni of the Year.
Dr. Kristina Ropella, Eng '85
Opus Dean, Opus College of Engineering @MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
Dr. Kristina (Kris) Ropella, Eng '85, is Opus Dean of the Opus College of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering at Marquette University. She joined the biomedical engineering faculty at Marquette in 1990 and served as the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering from 2005 to 2013, when she was named the executive associate dean. Ropella assumed the permanent role of Opus Dean in 2015. In these leadership roles, Ropella provides vision and leads strategic planning and implementation, creation of academic programs, engagement with industry, government and other academic institutions, fundraising, and community outreach. She is also founder and faculty director of Excellence in Leadership (E-Lead), a three-year curricular leadership development program for undergraduate students from across the disciplines at Marquette. Learn more about Dr. Ropella.
Kate Trevey, Bus Ad '04
Director of Engineering and Innovation Leadership Development @MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
Kate Trevey, Bus Ad '04, is Director of Engineering and Innovation Leadership Development at Marquette University. Kate leads university-wide efforts to develop the leadership capacity of future innovators and change agents. She directs and teaches courses in the Excellence in Leadership (E-Lead) Program, guest lectures in several team-based engineering courses, and collaborates with a variety of other campus-wide leadership development initiatives. In addition, Kate facilitates corporate innovation and leadership development workshops for technical and engineering teams. She was named a 2019 Woman of Influence by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Prior to joining the Opus College of Engineering, Kate was responsible for campus-wide leadership development programming and worked as a corporate financial analyst for the Kohler Company.