Business Recognizes Its Best

Business Awards

College of Business honorees gather in October at the University Center.

The College of Business honored 11 alumni at its first-ever annual Business Alumni Awards event held last October in conjunction with Homecoming 2017. The college inducted three members into the Business Hall of Fame, named three Distinguished Business Alumni, and recognized five people with the Young Business Alumni Award.

Hall of Fame inductees:
Dave Carey ’96, president and founder of ROI Training
Sue Meisinger ’74, former CEO of the Society of Human Resource Management
Dan Wolfe ’84, media executive

Distinguished Business Alumni Award recipients:
Lou Marmo ’94, CEO of Liqui-Box
Robert Strassheim ’96, vice president of business operations for Dickinson + Associates
Sarah Gildersleeve Strassheim ’01
vice president of finance and operations, Americas region, for Merkle

Young Business Alumni Award recipients:
Andrew Blate ’04, president of Beautiful Home Services
Bryan Campbell ’06, vice president of strategy and operations for ABS Technology
Dan Clendenin ’07, managing director of Cary Street Partners
Fitz Maro ’11, senior innovation lead for 360i
Charles Reed ’11, advisory associate for KPMG

More than 100 alumni, faculty, students, staff, and friends attended the gala event held in the University Center. Acting Dean of the College of Business Ken Machande was master of ceremonies. ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation and Beautiful Home Services sponsored the event.

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