Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board provides guidance and strategic direction for the Stephen Still Institute, as well as enhanced opportunities for industry interactions and placement for students. The board includes representatives from leading logistics and transportation firms and public agencies in the Western New York region, the Buffalo-Niagara Partnership’s Logistics Council, and others.

Jack Ampuja

Jack Ampuja, President and CEO, Supply Chain Optimizers and co-Chair of the Logistics Council of Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Clark Cheng

Clark Cheng, Director Operations Research, Norfolk Southern Railway

Dave Duchscherer

Dave Duchscherer, Chairman, Wendel

Thomas George

Thomas George, Surface Transportation Director, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA)

Athena Hutchins

Athena Hutchins, Executive Director NITTEC

Dan Leonard

Dan Leonard, Project Development Manager, WENDEL Companies

Tim Mathien

Tim Mathien, Director, ROAR Logistics

Joah Sapphire
Joah Sapphire, President, Global Dynamic Group, LLC
Stephen Still

Stephen Still, Managing Director, Seabury APG - Aviation Planning & Technology

Craig Turner

Craig Turner, President, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, Executive Director, Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization


Jessica Windham
Jessica Windham, Director, Helmsman Freight Solutions