Board of Trustees Alumni Representative• February 25, 2014
David, L. Callecod ’89 is the President of Lafayette General Health, a six hospital system in Louisiana. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a national speaker on healthcare management. Prior to LGH, Callecod served as President of Marion General Hospital (IN). In 2005, he received the Regent's Award as an outstanding healthcare executive. In 2001, he was recognized by the Indianapolis Business Journal as a “Forty under 40” award winner. He was bestowed both the Outstanding Achievement Award in Business and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indiana Wesleyan. David has faithfully served the College on the NAWM board and has been involved in admissions, internships, and career services, as well as OLAB. Callecod was an independent and a speech major while at Wabash as well as on Student Senate, The Bachelor and baseball. He holds a MBA from Indiana Wesleyan. He and his wife Kim have three children, Ellen, Ian ’17, and Nolan. Callecod’s goal will be to bring his knowledge of business, culture and customer experience to the board. As well, he will bring insight to the board on current student and parent issues and concerns.
Cory M. Olson ’85 is President of LNR Property LLC, a market leader in real estate finance, asset management, and property development headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida. He has over 25 years of experience in the banking, public company, private equity, and real estate capital markets. Prior to LNR, Cory was co-founder and Managing Director of Finance and Capital Markets at AllBridge Investments, and was Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Dean Foods Company. He was a Managing Director at Bank One Capital Markets and its predecessor First Chicago Capital Markets, and began his career as a Product Management Officer for Gainer Bank Corporation, a regional banking firm. He and his wife, Leigh, have three daughters - Meredith, Jennifer, and Hannah.
R. Scott Dreher ’82 is a writer and lawyer in San Diego, California. After graduating from University of San Diego law school, he worked in a small law firm and then a large one (including a stint as Special Trial Deputy with the S.D. District Attorney) before opening his own successful trial practice specializing in investment fraud litigation. He devotes significant time pro bono to civil rights impact litigation on behalf of homeless people and has been honored with the S.D. County Bar Association’s Community Service Award & the State Bar of California’s Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services. In 2003 he was named SD Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. He’s owner of the San Diego SeaLions, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering soccer playing, coaching, management and business opportunities for women. He still plays soccer and also coaches goalkeeping. Since his daughter Cassandra’s graduation from high school Scott has significantly increased his already-active Wabash involvement, not only financially but also recruiting and engaging with the administration. “My parents preached that an education is an investment that can never be taken away,” Scott says. “They spared no expense or effort to get me the best education possible. Wabash gave me many gifts. So I want to ensure that Wabash continues to be the best education possible.”
Alexander A. Miller ’71 is a retired Rear Admiral who served over 33 years in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologist and Russian linguist. His final assignment was as the Chief of Staff for the National Security Agency. He is now a Director with Deloitte responsible for supporting Deloitte’s Intelligence and Defense practices. Prior to joining Deloitte, Alex held leadership positions as the Vice President and Senior Client Executive at Berico Technologies and as a Senior Vice President and General Manager at L-3 STRATIS. As a current Alumni Representative on the Board of Trustees, Alex serves on the Academic Affairs and the Building and Grounds Committees and on the Strategic Planning Committee where he has focused on the effect of Massive Open Online Courses on small liberal arts colleges. Alex received an Honorary Doctorate of Law in 2006 and the Alumni Career Services Award in 2010 from Wabash College. He actively mentors Wabash men seeking careers in the military or government. Alex holds advanced degrees from Georgetown University and the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife Brenda have two sons Chad and Patrick (Wabash ’00.)