Employer Advisory Board

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Bradley University Smith Career Center Employer Advisory Board is to enhance employment outcomes by providing a forum for employer representatives and university stakeholders. Board members and participants achieve this purpose by building relationships, evaluating services, and implementing best practice solutions.

We Build Relationships By

  • Including a diverse group of employer representatives and university stakeholders
  • Facilitating discussions during scheduled board meetings, typically held in November and April
  • Engaging members throughout the year to encourage campus involvement and event participation

We Evaluate Services By

  • Analyzing outcomes data to inform best practices
  • Discussing current issues in recruiting and career development
  • Reviewing marketing strategies

We Implement Best Practice Solutions By

  • Collaborating between employer representatives and university stakeholders
  • Developing student and employer focused programming
  • Establishing goals that align with available resources

Employer Advisory Board Members (as of April 13, 2021)

  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company
  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Black & Veatch
  • C.H Robinson
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Deere & Company
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Farnsworth Group, Inc.
  • Fastenal Company
  • Flexera Software
  • Heart of Illinois United Way
  • HNI | HON | Allsteel
  • Maui Jim, Inc.
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center
  • Peace Corps
  • Peoria Public Schools District 150
  • Produce Pro
  • Radio Flyer
  • RLI Corporation
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Target
  • US Foods