Alumni Awards

2018 Fisher Alumni Award Recipients

The Max M. Fisher College of Business Alumni Board founded the annual Alumni Awards in 1993 to establish a tradition of honoring living alumni who personify the college’s legacy of excellence. Recognized for their outstanding achievements, career accomplishments and dedication to their communities, recipients are celebrated at our annual Alumni Awards Dinner.

Please join us for the 2019 Fisher Alumni Awards Dinner on Friday, October 25, 2019.

5:30 p.m. Reception
6 p.m. Dinner and Presentation of Awards

Overmyer Ballroom at The Blackwell Inn
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

Congratulations to the 2019 award recipients!

Professional Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumna or 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.

2019 Recipient
Damon Frost (BSBA '96)

Entrepreneurship Award

This award is presented to an alumna or alumnus recognized for significant contributions to the entrepreneurship community through the development, launch and investment in successful new ventures. This award also recognizes outstanding commitment to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

2019 Recipient
Kenneth (Ken) L. Coleman (BSBA '65, MBA '72)

Global Business Excellence Award

This award is presented to an alumna or alumnus recognized nationally and internationally for significant contributions to business — and for helping to advance the global learning of Fisher students.

2019 Recipient
Anu Saxena (BSBA '01)

Excellence in Service Award

This award is presented to an extraordinary alumna or alumnus who has demonstrated a consummate commitment to service — to their alma mater, in their local community and to humankind.

2019 Recipient
Gerard E. (Moe) Modecki (BSBA '75, MBA '76)

Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award

Inspired by Max M. Fisher’s legacy of leadership and dedication to others, the Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award honors an alumna or alumnus who has served as a principled leader in their company and their community. They are service-oriented catalysts who affect positive change in their profession and seek to advance the common good.

2019 Recipients
James R. Allen (MBA '81)
Denis G. Simon (BSBA '69)

2018 Fisher Alumni Awards


Contact Alumni Relations

To learn more about getting involved at Fisher, contact the Alumni Relations team.

Fisher College of Business
Office of Advancement
Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210