Awards

Submit nominations for 2021 award recipients by April 30

Join us in recognizing alumni who are creating momentum in their business or industry, and propelling the Kelley School forward, by nominating them for one of the KSBAA’s top alumni honors.

  • Academy of Alumni Fellows. The Academy of Alumni Fellows Award recognizes alumni who have earned the esteem of business leaders and managers by their demonstrated successes in business organizations and their contributions to management philosophies and practices. Learn more about this award’s criteria and submit a nomination.
  • Distinguished Entrepreneur Award. The Distinguished Entrepreneur Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated the ability to establish a new business, or turn around or significantly grow an established business, and who have contributed to management philosophies and practices. Learn more about this award’s criteria and submit a nomination.

Awards will not be presented this year as we celebrate the Kelley School Centennial and the Indiana University Bicentennial.

Academy of Alumni Fellows 2019 Inductees

The Academy of Alumni Fellows recognizes alumni who have earned the stature of exceptional business leaders and managers by their demonstrated successes in business organizations and their contributions to management philosophies and practices.

Fay Ferguson, MBA’78
CEO and Co-Owner
Burrell Communications Group
Chicago

Larry Gerdes, BS’74
Chairman and CEO
Pursuant Health
Atlanta

Ian Lee, BS'88, MBA'90
CEO, Asia Pacific
The Adecco Group
Singapore

Michael F. Petrie, BS'79, MBA'83
Chairman and CEO
Merchants Bancorp and Merchants Bank of Indiana
Carmel, IN

Volunteer Leadership Award 2019

The Kelley School of Business and the Kelley School of Business Alumni Association recognize alumni for extraordinary involvement with and investment in the Kelley School and its alumni network, and for inspiring others and impacting future generations as Kelley alumni leaders, through the Volunteer Leadership Award.

Katharine Finn, BS'14
Senior Consultant
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Chicago