Cheryl Brantley

Cheryl is currently the Contracts Administrator in the Business Office for Student Organizations at Purdue. In her time at Purdue, Cheryl has also held a position in the Office of the Dean of Students in the student activities and organizations office, and she enjoys the daily interactions with student leaders involved in organization management. Cheryl is a fellow Boilermaker, who graduated in 1995 with a BS in Agriculture and in addition to advising Old Masters, she has been a Faculty Fellow at Hillenbrand Hall for 4 yrs. and has advised several other organizations including serving on the corporation board for her sorority, Sigma Kappa.

Cheryl is a graduate of the Leadership Lafayette program and volunteers and attends many community activities in and around the greater Lafayette area. Cheryl lives in West Lafayette and with her family she enjoys spending time at sporting events, traveling with friends and is a long-time supporter and fan of all Purdue sports, especially women’s volleyball and basketball.


Roger Stewart

Roger is a staff advisor to Old Masters and the Iron Key and Mortar Board senior honoraries.

He is the former Executive Director of the Krannert Professional Development Center, working with graduate and undergraduate students on career development. His passion was developing student leadership skills.

Roger is the former Procter & Gamble Vice President of Global Treasury, and was with the firm 30 years. P&G’s Treasury organization is considered among the very best in risk and cash management. His responsibilities included $15 billion in debt, $6 Billion in cash, $25 billion in pension assets, as well as, the insurance organization. He developed financing in Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin wall, managed numerous Latin America financial crises, and financed P&G’s China business.

He is a diehard Boilermaker and loves being on campus working with Purdue’s very talented student leaders. He has a condo in Chicago and is there weekends when there are no sporting or key student events on campus. He loves travel, having visited 60 countries.


Young Lee

Young Lee is a Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch and BB&D Group in Lafayette, IN.

He has been with Merrill Lynch for ten years, helping clients oversee their finances. Young received a bachelor’s degree in Management from Purdue University, where he was selected as commencement responder upon graduation. He has been active in his communities, serving as past President of the Purdue Alumni Club of New Jersey, Rotary Club of Edison, NJ, Korean Community Center of Greater Princeton (KCCP) and board member on the Krannert School Alumni Association (KSAA).

Young was recognized in the fall of 2011 as the Outstanding Member by KCCP for his dedication and commitment to community service and in the fall of 2015 with the Krannert Young Alumni Award.


Tara Lannan

As coordinator of outreach projects, Tara focuses on connecting the vice provost to 900+ staff members including all-staff events, recognition programs and communications.

Tara is a 2010 Purdue graduate in communication, political science and entrepreneurship and received her MS in strategic communication from Purdue in December 2015. Tara is still active on campus as an advisor for Pi Beta Phi.  She is also a Leadership Lafayette graduate, serves on Indiana’s Bicentennial Committee for Tippecanoe County and was named as one of Tippy Connect’s Top 10 Young Professionals under 40 in June 2016.


Patia Storms

Patia is currently serving as the Graduate Advisor for Old Masters and the Student Activities and Organizations office for the spring 2016 – spring 2017 semesters. She will graduate with her MBA from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue in May 2017. She is completing a combined degree program, which allows students to earn their undergraduate degree and MBA in a total of five years. Patia is from Brownsburg, IN and was destined to be a Boilermaker from the day she was born. During her time at Purdue, Patia has participated in the Old Masters Program, the Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board, School of Management Council, Ann Tweedale Cooperative, College Mentors for Kids, and the 500 Festival Princess Program. She will be interning with Eli Lilly’s animal health division, Elanco, this summer. This will be the fourth time Patia has participated in the Old Masters program, and she is excited to be a part of the tradition once again!