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Alumni

Please come visit our beautiful State Farm Hall of Business.  We will be happy to give you a tour of the facilities. You can even come back and take a course in order to experience our new high tech environment for yourself.

MBA Alumni Spotlight Videos

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Jeff Stempora (MBA '95), CEO Evogi Group, 2010/11 College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee.

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Amar Kamath (MBA '97), VP Marketing at BioReference Laboratories. 2010 MBA Early Career Achievement Award Recipient. 2012 Illinois State University Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

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Nominations for Alumni Awards

The College of Business at Illinois State University is seeking nominations for two alumni awards: Early Career Achievement Award and Hall of Fame Award.  Please consider nominating deserving MBA alumni.

Past MBA ECAA Award Recipients:

  • 2016: Matthew Foules (MBA '12), Brand Manager at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • 2015: Andrew Bordewick (MBA '12), Product Manager at COUNTRY Financial
  • 2014: Stacey Hinterlong (MBA '11), Associate Broker at Regional Excess Underwriters
  • 2012: Ryan Fiala (MBA '06), Founder & CEO of D. P. Dough
  • 2011: Eric Cook (MBA '00), Online Program Manager at State Farm and Lieutenant Colonel of the Air National Guard.
  • 2010: Amar Kamath (MBA, '97), VP Marketing at BioReference Laboratories, New Jersey.
  • 2009: Josh Gordon (MBA, '00), National Account Manager at Brightpoint, Inc.
  • 2008: Venky Peruvemba (MBA, ’00), Financial Analysis Manager at Motorola, Inc.

Past MBA Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • 2017: Jamie Huff (MBA '09), President of Progressive Impressions
  • 2017: Kris Lutt (MBA '06), President, Sweetners and Starches, Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • 2016: Benjamin A. Hart (MBA '95), President and CEO of Heritage Enterprises
  • 2014: Robert Lakin (MBA, '77), President of Commerce Bank
  • 2013: Karen Jensen (MBA, '86), President and CEO of Farnsworth Group
  • 2011: Jeff Stempora (MBA, '95), CEO and board member of the Evogi Group
  • 2009: David Magers (MBA, '86), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the COUNTRY Financial Group.
  • 2008: LaVerne Council (MBA, '86), Vice President and CIO of Johnson & Johnson.
  • 2007: Tony J. Sorcic (MBA, '76), President & CEO of Citizens First National Bank & Princeton National Bancorp.
  • 2006: Jack Hartung (MBA, '80), Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chipotle.
  • 2004: Shari Buckellew (MBA, '01), Founder and Executive Director of the Children's Discovery Museum in Normal.
  • 2003: James Tyree (MBA, '78), Chairman and CEO of Mesirow Financial in Chicago
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