2013-2014 Alumni Council Members

The following individuals have volunteered to support and advise the school as members of the Alumni Council for the 2013-2014 year. Led by Liz Crute MBA '95, Chair, and John Peruzzi MBA '88, Vice Chair, the council meets twice each year.

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Jim Karrh MBA '87


Karrh & Associates, President

Jim Karrh is a consultant, writer and speaker specializing in marketing and sales effectiveness, improving customer conversations for better acquisition, retention and loyalty. He serves clients directly through Karrh & Associates and is also a consulting principal with DSG, a sales-enablement firm. For more than a decade Jim has been a regular columnist for Arkansas Business and a guest columnist for many other publications; he published his first book, a collection of his most popular columns, in 2011.

Jim began full-time consulting work in 2009. His prior experience includes work as a small-business owner, consumer researcher and tenured university professor, agency executive and corporate chief marketing officer. As a CMO Jim transformed the marketing efforts of a 133-year-old company and built an integrated program judged best in the global bottled-water industry.   

In addition to the Duke MBA Jim earned a BS in finance and Ph.D. in mass communication, both from the University of Florida. He resides in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife Alison and their three sons.

Amy Katch MBA '93


Nuance Communications/eScription Bus., Western Regional Sales

Amy is responsible for Nuance Healthcare's eScription Sales on the West Coast, including maintaining relationships with existing customers. She started working with speech recognition applications over six years ago and has since helped both civilian and military healthcare facilities improve transcription operations. Amy also has over ten years of experience working with a variety of internet-based business models (including pioneering internet advertising) in sales, business development and VC funding. Amy's success emanates from educating prospects about disruptive technologies and growing those relationships into long-standing, revenue-generating customers.

Prior to Fuqua, Amy received her B.B.A. in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin's top-ranked program. She has been a Fuqua  Alumni Admissions interviewer almost since the program's inception and has recently begun interviewing Duke undergraduate candidates as well. Amy's also active in her local community and serves on the Board of the Pacific Palisades Junior Women's Club in the Los Angeles area. In the past few years, Amy has summited Mount Kilimanjaro and Kala Patar, above Everest's Base Camp.

Lynne Kaye MBA '82


Unison Advisory Group, Founder and CEO

Immediate Past President, Alumni Council

Lynne Kaye is the founder and President of Unison Advisory Group, an environmental and financial sustainability consulting firm. Her firm helps corporations enhance their product and service offerings and increase their efficiency by improving environmental performance. Lynne's prior experience includes 18 years in capital markets, most recently as head of the M&A unit for Banc One Capital Markets, and serving as a Board and Executive Compensation consultant with the Hay Group.

Lynne holds a BS from Wake Forest University. She serves as Co-Chair for the award-winning Loudoun Green Business Challenge and serves on the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association steering committee for government contractor sustainability. Lynne and her husband Leo Subler (Fuqua class of 1983) live in Northern Virginia.

Scott Kriscovich MBA '94


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Scott Kriscovich has more than 20 years of professional services experience ranging from "Big 4" consultancies to start-up organizations. He is currently President of TrueBridge Resources, an Atlanta-based provider of Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire Placement services for the Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Human Capital, and Direct Marketing functions. Scott helped to start the company in 2008 as a sister company to The North Highland Company, a management consulting company. Since its launch, TrueBridge has expanded to 8 cities since its launch, positioning itself for companies' increased reliance on professional contingent staffing. And Scott is looking forward to TrueBridge having an RTP presence soon.

Prior to starting TrueBridge Resources, he served as the Market Leader for the Atlanta office of Accretive Solutions. His experience as a Senior Manager at Deloitte includes Large-Scale Systems Implementation; Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures; Electronic Commerce; and Supply Chain and Financial Process Redesign. Scott's prior experience includes positions with Accenture and Ford Motor Company. 

Scott holds a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He and his wife, Ann, live in Marietta, Georgia with their three volleyball coaching and playing daughters: Hannah, a HS junior; Mary Kate, a freshman; and Megan who is in seventh grade. Scott is active in the Career Ministry at St. Ann Church, providing job search guidance and advice on working with external recruiters, and with the local Notre Dame and Duke Alumni Organizations.