E. Preston Rahe, Jr. and Jerry Ann Rahe Executive in Residence Program
The Executive-in-Residence Program is designed to enrich student learning and faculty development by introducing highly accomplished business leaders to the university campus. During residency, the visiting executive meets with students and faculty in and out of the classroom, providing personal insight on business in both the public and private sectors. This outstanding opportunity for all is offered in the spring and fall semesters. The individuals below have proudly been selected for the E. Preston Rahe, Jr. and Jerry Ann Rahe Executive in Residence Program throughout its history.
|2021-2022||Mr. Daniel Zaloudek|
|2020-2021||Dr. Liz Stewart|
|2019 - 2020||Mr. Carson Sublett|
|2018 - 2019||Mr. Matthew Osteen|
|2017 - 2018||Mr. David Brendza|
|2016 - 2017||Mr. James Beers|
|Spring 2015||Mr. Mark Krivoruchk|
|Fall 2014||Mr. Pres Rahe|
|Spring 2014||Mr. James Dallas|
|Fall 2013||Dr. Liz Stewart|
USC Aiken School of Business Executive-in-Residence
Dan and his wife Brenda moved to Aiken from Tulsa Oklahoma where he was active in the academic, non-profit and political community. Dan is a farm boy from Kremlin Oklahoma. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Okla. State Univ. and an MBA from LSU.
Dan spent his corporate career in the oil industry. At Koch Industries in Wichita Kansas, he held several key executive positions including President of Koch Oil Company. Prior to his work for Koch Industries, Dan worked for Exxon. He served on the Board of Directors for the Link Energy in Houston, Texas, and Avista Corporation located in Spokane, Washington.
After retiring from Koch, they moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to pursue a political career. However, he came to his senses and did not run for office but did work as a political consultant on campaigns and policy issues and was appointed to state commissions. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for Oklahoma State University Tulsa and was a Chairman of the OSU Foundation. He also served as a regent of Phillips University.
Dan has been a keynote speaker and guest lecturer on business and political principles and is a co-author of “Bridging the Gaps, A Field Guide to Networking.” He has just completed a draft of his second book titled, “A View From a Hill.”