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Academy Team

Megan Bergman

Megan Bergman joined the Krannert Undergraduate Advising Team in November 2016. She says that the best part of her job is collaborating with students as they strive for and reach their academic, career, and life goals during their time at Purdue. Megan values each connection she makes with students as part of the Larsen Leaders Academy.

Prior to Krannert, Megan was an academic mentor for Purdue's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and a graduate instructor on campus in the Brian Lamb School of Communication. In this role, Megan was a nominee for multiple teaching awards at Purdue, including the BLSC Harlan and Kendall teaching awards as well as the Purdue Learning Communities Advocate award. She was also a research assistant for Purdue's Online MS in Communication program. She is currently a Co-Chair of the Purdue Academic Advising Association Research Committee.

Megan is originally from California, Kentucky (a small town about an hour southeast of Cincinnati, Ohio), and has called Purdue and Greater Lafayette home since 2010. In her free time, Megan enjoys running, watching Chicago Bears games on TV, cheering on the Boilermakers at sports events, hiking, and spending time with her husband Jacob (a Purdue alumnus) and their "furchildren" Rocky and Tuxedo.  

Megan Bergman
Larsen Leaders Academy Academic Advisor 
mbergma@purdue.edu
(765) 494-4343

Stephanie Koerner

Stephanie Koerner joined the Krannert team in spring 2018 with 16 years of experience as registrar and bursar. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Purdue in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. She enjoys getting to know the students and helping them find the resources they need to be successful. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sewing and spending time with her family.


Stephanie Koerner
Larsen Leaders Academy Academic Advisor 
skoerner@purdue.edu 
(765) 494-4343 

Julie Lanz

Julie Lanz joined the Krannert Undergraduate Advising Team in January 2020 with more than seven years of experience in academic advising, study abroad and international student support. She says the best part of her job is getting to work with amazing students as they reach their goals, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Prior to joining Krannert, Julie worked as an academic advisor at Kent State University and ESL Program Coordinator at Ashland University. Julie holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from Kent State University, and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Arizona State University. Julie is originally from Northeast Ohio and is excited to call Purdue and Greater Lafayette home. In her free time, Julie enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.


Julie Lanz
Larsen Leaders Academy Academic Advisor 
jlanz@purdue.edu 
(765) 494-4343 

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Steve Shelby joined Krannert as the Director of the Larsen Leaders Academy in January 2020. Steve began his Purdue career in 1996, in the College of Agriculture, and has since worked in the University Development Office, Discovery Park, and Purdue Polytechnic Lafayette. Most recently he was on loan from Purdue to Conexus Indiana, focusing on workforce training for the manufacturing industry.

Originally from Lafayette, Steve is also part of a family farm operation that has been in Tippecanoe County since 1828. Prior to Purdue, Steve was in banking, specializing in the automotive sector. A graduate of Hanover College, he also holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Steve Shelby
Director of the Larsen Leaders Academy
shelby@purdue.edu 
(765) 494-0351 

Charlene Sullivan

Charlene Sullivan joined the Krannert faculty in 1978. Her main teaching interests are corporate financial management, financial institutions and markets, and financial and managerial accounting.

She was honored in 1993-94 and 1987-88 with the Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award, and in fall 1993 she received the Most Effective Master's Program Teacher Award, all from within the Krannert School. In 1988-89 she received the Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. She is a two-time winner of the Salgo-Noren Award and received a Teaching for Tomorrow Award from Purdue. She has taught in numerous programs offered through the Krannert Executive Education Programs and by the Center for Agri-Business.

Her current research interests are personal bankruptcy, the evolution of cost management systems in manufacturing firms, and capital budgeting processes.

Professor Sullivan serves on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She also serves on the boards of the Academy of Financial Services, the Midwest Finance Association, Lafayette Family Services, Inc., Home Hospital, Oak Ridge Mutual Fund, and the Lafayette Consumer Credit Counseling Services. Professor Sullivan has authored numerous publications dealing with credit quality, tax reform, deregulation, credit cards, and the structure of consumer credit markets.

Charlene Sullivan
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor of Management

sullivaa@purdue.edu 
(765) 494-4382