Tag: Dean’s Advisory Council

New Dean’s Advisory Council Member

This fall, the School of Business and Economics is pleased to welcome a new member to the Dean’s Advisory Council, Michael A. Pulick Jr.

Michael Pulick graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  He later received a master’s degree in business administration from The University of Chicago.

Pulick spent the first twelve years of his career at General Electric (GE), spending time in a number of divisions which included: Appliances, Medical Systems, Motors, and Industrial Systems.  He also completed GE’s Manufacturing Management Program.

Pulick joined W.W. Grainger, Inc., North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products in 1999. In his time at Grainger, Pulick held a number of roles with increased responsibility including Vice President, Product Management; Senior Vice President of Customer Service; President Grainger U.S.; and President, Grainger International.

In 2015, Pulick joined Warburg Pincus as an Advisor for the Industrial and Business Service sector.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Harvery Tool, TriMark, and Wencor Group.

Previously, Pulick served as a member of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Board of Trustees and board member for Junior Achievement of Chicago.


Advisory Council Member Blogging on Taxes

tax_scrabble_boardDavid L. Bernard, member of the Dean’s Advisory Council in the School of Business and Economics is contributing as a guest blogger to taxblawg.net. A blog dedicated to providing news and resources to tax professionals. The website meets a need that hasn’t been address in other arenas stating, ” we offer TaxBlawg.net, a forum of tax talk for tax pros.”

Bernard has currently published two articles, All Hands on Deck: The Case for Broadening the In-House Discussion of Tax Issues and
Tax Accounting Practices in a UTP Disclosure Environment. He is the recently retired Vice President of Taxes for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a past president of the Tax Executives Institute, and a contributor to TaxBlawg.

Check out taxblawg.net to read the articles and learn more.