Mrs. Katie Ciccarelli
Executive Director/Institute Global Enterprise in Indiana
Katie Ciccarelli was appointed Executive Director of the Institute for Global Enterprise effective August 1, 2013. She joined the Institute in May 2012 as the Director of Program Development. Prior to that appointment, Ms. Ciccarelli served as the Associate Director of the Ahlers Center for International Business and as adjunct professor of International Business at the University of San Diego.|
Ms. Ciccarelli provided leadership and strategic planning to ensure the Ahlers Center was reaching its goal of providing valuable international business programing for students, faculty and the business community. Ms. Ciccarelli's roles included managing the International MBA and Dual Degree Programs, developing and managing an annual conference for business executives entitled Peace and Prosperity through Trade and Commerce, and creating and managing numerous graduate business study abroad programs. Ms. Ciccarelli has lived, studied and worked abroad in Brazil, Italy, France, Portugal, Belgium and Thailand. She is fluent in Italian. Ms. Ciccarelli holds a B.A. in Art History and a B.A. in Italian from the University of California at Davis and an International MBA from the University of San Diego.
Dr. Jill Griffin
Director/Global Assistance Program
Schroeder Family Bldg. 143
Mr. Dan Miller
Dan Miller became the Institute’s first Global Executive-in-Residence upon his retirement from the position of Executive Director after serving in that capacity for nearly two years. From 2000 to 2010, Miller served as executive vice president of Kimball International and president of Kimball Furniture Group in Jasper, Indiana.|
There, he led development of the $1.2 billion NASDAQ company's Asian supply chain for furniture. He also grew market share and retained profitability during 40 percent industry revenue declines and expanded the company's hospitality furniture business to a world leader in hotel furniture. Miller has also served as executive vice president for Latin America, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with Whirlpool Corporation. There, as a member of Whirlpool's eight-person executive committee, he played a key role in refining and implementing the company's globalization strategy. Miller's career has also included roles as president and CEO of International Knife and Saw in Cincinnati, Ohio, and president and COO of Overhead Door Corporation in Dallas, Texas. Miller graduated from the University of Evansville in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University. Miller previously served on the University of Evansville's Board of Visitors and Board of Trustees.
Mrs. Cynthia Kelley
Senior Administrative Assistant/Global Enterprise
Schroeder Family Bldg. 260