Five executives appointed to UB School of Management Dean’s Advisory Council

Release Date: June 26, 2024


BUFFALO, N.Y. —  Carly Battin, MBA ’09, chief of staff at CleanCapital; Sudha Bommidi, MBA ’07, chief operating officer at RPCI Oncology PC, and senior executive director at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; Donald Boyd, MBA ’97, president and chief executive officer at Kaleida Health; Abigail Maines, BS ’97, MBA ’99, chief revenue officer at HiddenLayer; and Denise Neamon, CEL ’13, partner at The Bonadio Group, have been named to the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council.

The Dean’s Advisory Council assists the dean and school by providing external perspective, advocacy and financial support for the school’s programs and strategic priorities.

Members are identified from positions of leadership within their industries and are selected based on exceptional ability to achieve one or more of the council expectations. Prospective members may be nominated by current members of the council or by members of the faculty or staff with final approval by the dean. Members serve three-year (renewable) terms.

In total, 26 School of Management alumni and leaders make up the current council. To see the full list of members, visit

In addition to their roles on the council, Bommidi serves as president of the UB School of Management Alumni Association, and Neamon serves as chair of the School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Advisory Board.

Now in its 100th year, the UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

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