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IT Alliance

The IT Alliance is an advisory group to the College of Business made up of senior information technology executives who advise the Computer Information Systems and Computer Science faculty and students.


  1. To provide a channel of communication between the information sciences faculty and students and the information technology professional practitioners.
  2. To participate with and provide counsel to the information sciences programs regarding objectives, strategies, goals, curriculum development, problems, and opportunities.
  3. To promote and participate in appropriate business-faculty-student interaction activities and programs. 
  4. To assist with the placement of graduates.
  5. To assist with intern/co-op placement.
  6. To support and assist the information sciences programs in the development of various forms of financial resources.


2022-2023 Members


Dave Smith


Ryan Parmenter
Director of Architecture and Integration
Atlas World Group

Ex-Officio Members

David Conner, BOA Chair
Anchor Industries, Inc.

Abbas Foroughi
Chair, Management and information Sciences
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Romain College of Business
University of Southern Indiana

Brian McGuire
Associate Dean
Professor of Accounting
Romain College of Business
University of Southern Indiana

Sudesh Mujumdar
Romain College of Business
University of Southern Indiana


Jason Berkowitz
Old National Bank

Vinnie Ciuffetelli

Terry Clements
Shoe Carnival, Inc.

Abram Devonshire
Business Technology Director
P&I Supply

Scott Franzel
Senior Vice President of Technology

Jeff Gorman
Keller Schroeder & Associates

Philip Hannah
Senior Program Manager, Web Applications
OneMain Financial

Patrick Heck
CEO, President
Motivating Systems

Kenny Klein
Deaconess Health System, Inc.

Paul Kilroy
Old National Bank

John Knight
IT Manager, VDI and Email Systems
Deaconess Health System, Inc.

Kevin Kolley
Corporate Director of Information Technology
Red Spot Paint & Varnish, Co., Inc.

Alan Letterman
VP of Engineering & Technology
Berry Global

Andrew Melchiors
Director of Information Technology
United Companies

Ryan Parmenter - Chair Elect
Director of Architecture and Integration
Atlas World Group

Drew Peyronnin
Purdue Foundry - Entrepreneur in Residence
EVVangelist, LLC – Founder

Kelly Reisinger 
VP, Digital Transformation Officer
German American

Nic Sagez
Product Management

Austin Siders
University of Southern Indiana

Dave Smith - Chair

2022-04-29 Spring Meeting

2021-12-10 Fall Meeting

2021-04-30 Spring Meeting

2020-12-04 Fall Meeting

2020 Spring - no meeting due to Covid-19

2019-12-04 Fall Meeting

2019-04-24 Spring Meeting

2018-12-05 Fall Meeting

2018-04-25 Spring Meeting

2017-12-06 Fall Meeting

2017-04-26 Spring Meeting