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Executives in Residence

School of Business Administration

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
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 zaloudek hs

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.”