The Fisher College of Business Alumni Board founded the Alumni Awards in 1993 to establish an annual tradition of honoring living alumni who personify the college's tradition of excellence. Recognized for outstanding achievement, career accomplishments, and community contributions, recipients are celebrated at an annual ceremony for their significant impact as leaders, professionals, and citizens.
2015 Alumni Awards: Friday, October 16
5:30 p.m. Registration, networking, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
7:00 p.m. Awards ceremony
The Blackwell Inn
Ed and Mary Jane Overmyer Ballroom
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Fisher College of Business campus (Map)
Go Beyond Award
Elizabeth Entinghe, BSBA (’10)
Chief of Staff, Huron Consulting Group
and Innovation Award
Srikanth Gaddam, EMBA (’09)
President and CEO at ERP Analysts, Inc.
Business Excellence Award
Dwight Smith, BSBA (’78); MBA (’79)
President and CEO of Sophisticated Systems Inc.
About the Awards
Go Beyond Award- This award is presented to an
alumnus in their early to mid-career who has demonstrated outstanding
achievement in business, civic involvement, and service to the college.
Must be 45 years of age or younger.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award- This award is given to an
alum recognized for significant contributions to the entrepreneurship
and innovation community through the development, launch, and
investment in successful new ventures. This award also recognizes
outstanding commitment to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Global Business Excellence Award- This award is presented to an
alum recognized nationally and internationally for significant
contributions to business -- and for helping to advance the global
learning of Fisher students.