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Alumni Hall of Fame

Business Week 2016

Each year highly successful Illinois State graduates are invited back to campus to be inducted into the College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame. These distinguished professionals range from senior-level executives at top corporations to highly ambitious entrepreneurs. Their accomplishments and commitment to excellence not only reflect their professional dedication and service to others but also add value to our programs and the Illinois State brand for all of our graduates.  

The College of Business honored the first inductees into its Service Hall of Fame in 2008-2009. Each year the dean and his staff chooses one or more individuals for this distinction based on their long-standing dedication to the College and its mission. Service Hall of Fame inductees are listed on a permanent display in the College of Business and are recognized during Hall of Fame Day during Business Week each spring.

Holding this induction ceremony and luncheon during Business Week provides students, faculty, and other alumni the chance to interact with the inductees and learn from their experiences. For past inductees into the Alumni Hall of Fame and Service Hall of Fame: [Read more] .


College of Business Hall of Fame Award

  • Glenn Bailey  ’67  | Retired University Professor - Illinois State University

  • Jaime Flores  ’80  | Owner - Tamale Hut Cafe

  • Constance Gully  ’86 | President and Chief Executive Officer, Parents as Teachers National Center

  • Andy LaFrence  ’84  | Board Director and Chief Financial Officer - Vyant

  • Jim Riggs  ’68  ‘80 MBA | Vice President (Retired), ITC

College of Business Service Award

  • Rob McDade | Senior Vice President of Property/Casualty - COUNTRY Financial    

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