Butler University’s College of Business is proud to announce the appointment of eight new members to its Board of Visitors. The 29-member board is made up of Butler alumni and professionals from the Indianapolis business community. Members are nominated by previous board members and have no limitation on how long they can serve. New members include:

  • Christie Barton Kelly, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Duke Realty
  • Brian Bauer, CEO of Lutheran Hospital
  • Elaine Bedel ‘79 (MBA), president and owner of Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc.
  • Bryan Brenner ‘95, founder and CEO of FirstPerson
  • Dennis Dye ‘86, executive vice president of Browning Investments
  • T. Scott Law ‘85, president and CEO of Zotec Partners
  • William McConnell, Jr., formerly senior vice president of Guidant Corporation and Boston Scientific (retired)
  • Randy Reichmann, president and CEO of Old National Bank-Indianapolis Region

As executive vice president and chief financial officer of Duke Realty Corporation, Christie Barton Kelly oversees accounting and financial reporting functions, including property, operations, taxation, treasury, financial analysis and investor relations.

Brian Bauer has served as CEO of Lutheran Hospital since July 2011. He was formerly CEO of Terre Haute Regional Hospital, where he served in a variety of positions including hospital controller and chief financial officer.

Elaine Bedel, president and owner of Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., provides financial consulting and investment management services to individuals, consulting services for corporate retirement plans and investment advisory for institutions and endowments.

Bryan Brenner is the founder and CEO of FirstPerson. The company, created in 2010, ranks as one of Central Indiana’s largest employee benefits service firms and has been honored as a 2010 Indiana Company to watch and as an Indiana Best Place to Work in 2010 and 2011.

As the executive vice president of Browning Investments, Inc., Dennis Dye is responsible for all development activities of the company including acquisition, development, rehabilitation, repositioning, and leasing and sale of properties owned and managed by Browning.

T. Scott Law, president and CEO of Zotec Partners, founded the company in 1998. The company provides specialized billing services to over 5,500 radiologists, anesthesiologists and pathologists in 45 states.

William (Bill) McConnell enjoyed a 40-year career in senior executive business positions with Boston Scientific Corporation, Guidant Corporation and Resort Condominiums (RCI). He most recently served as CEO for FlowCo, Inc., a medical device start-up company based in Indianapolis.

Randy Reichmann was appointed Region CEO of Old National Bank in 2010. Reichmann joined Old National as president of its Indianapolis Region in 2006. Prior to joining Old National, Reichmann had managed the Commercial Banking Group for Huntington National Bank in Indianapolis and spent 20 years with JP Morgan Chase in Arizona and Indiana.

Other board members continuing their service to the College of Business include: Faraz Abbasi, Centerfield Capital Partners; Jeff Albee, Goldman Sachs; Carl Allegretti, Deloitte Tax LLP; Jeff Brown, Baker & Daniels; Dubbie Buckler, American Legion Auxiliary; Mike Gorman, Edward Rose Properties; Steve Humke, Ice Miller; Jon Jacobson, Bo-Witt Products, Inc.; Skeets James, Egov Strategies; Susan Kilkenny, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; Ted Lowrie, Fidelity Investments; Hugh Lytle, Univita Health; Sean McGould, Lighthouse Partners; John McGuire, Ferring Research Institute; Marni McKinney, M&I Bank (Indiana Region); Bill Murphy, Mallor Grodner LLP; Eric Payne, Merrill Lynch; John Perry, Morgan Stanley; Aaron Schamp, Pricewaterhouse Coopers; Joan Scott, Nike Sports Marketing.

Curt Miller, with Katz Sapper Miller, serves as the board’s chair.

Media contact: Courtney Tuell

(317) 940-9807


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