Advisory council

COEI’s Advisory Council is a set of esteemed business leaders which helps COEi with their guidance towards holistic governance.


Mr. Deepak Ghaisas

Chairman and Chief Mentor of Gencoval Group of Companies

CA Mr. Mukund Chitale

Managing Partner of Mukund M. Chitale and Co.

Mr. Mohan Tanksale

Former CMD, Central Bank of India & Former Chief Executive of Indian Bank’s Association

Ms. Dr. Jyoti Gogte

Mentor for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

Dr. Kaustubh Dhargalkar

Founder, Potentials and Possibilities

Mr. Vikrant Potnis

Director at Fortemagna Advisors | Founder at FundEnable | Founder at IAVC


Mr. Umesh Shrikhande

CEO, Taproot Dentsu

Harriet Erickson

Vice President, Student Affairs

Wesley Clarke

Senior Advisor to the President

Betty Bowman

Acting Vice President for Finance

(Need Data)With over four decades of law teaching experience, Johnny Jones is a nationally-recognized constitutionalist who has received numerous awards for his teaching, including the first-ever Pioneer Award for his commitment and dedication to students from the FIU Student Bar Association in 2004. Since then, students have voted him “Professor of the Year” multiple times. 


Johnny Jones

Dean, Diversity and Compliance

Shreesh Bodas serves as the Managing Director and CEO at VTech2U LLC. Shreesh is responsible for the company’s Marketing, Sales and General Operations in all markets worldwide. He also heads VTech2U’s Project Division and plays a key role in the Project Deliveries and Support ensuring On Time Deliveries & Flexibility in Response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.

Prior to joining VTech2U, Shreesh was Senior Project Management Officer in National Stock Exchange, Mumbai, India and was responsible for Delivery of projects in the area of Clearing and Settlement of the Trades. Shreesh earned an MBA in Systems (IT) from Mumbai University and a Bachelor of Computer Applications degree from Pune University.


Dennis Ruiz

Acting Vice President of Administration

(Need Data)Vernon Lowe first joined the University in 2006 as Assistant Dean for Academic Support Programs. He served as Assistant Dean until 2013, when he became a full time lecturer at the College. He teaches classes relating to legal theory and reasoning, race and law, gender and law, and in the area of commercial transactions. 


Vernon Lowe

Assistant Vice President for Communications