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Blake Bruce

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Blake Bruce is a senior vice president within the Global Wealth Management division of Merrill Lynch in the Atlanta/Buckhead office. His team, The Bruce Dickey Group, focuses on servicing the complete needs of high net worth individuals and wealthy families through investment management, estate planning strategy, long-term financial strategy, cash flow management, tax-effective wealth transfer strategies, and philanthropy. Blake is also a faculty member in the firm's Optimal Practice Model. In that capacity, he speaks to advisors in Merrill…

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Darren W. DeVore

Distinguished Alumni Award

Darren W. DeVore serves as principal of The Carroll Organization, one of the country's leading privately held real estate companies focused on multifamily investment, management, and development. Darren works with each Carroll business unit on strategy, development, and growth. Darren’s career in investment management is extensive. Prior to acquiring a significant interest in Carroll, Darren spent 14 years as a managing director of Artisan Partners L.P., a leading global investment management firm where he designed and…

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Peter Vig

Distinguished Alumni Award

From 1999-2001, Peter Vig was a portfolio manager concentrating on large capitalization value portfolios at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc. From 1997-99, he was a managing director at Tiger Management in New York, where he was responsible for the energy sector, reporting to Julian Robertson. Peter's 34-year career in the investment industry includes positions at Montgomery Securities, where he was a partner; and at Oppenheimer & Company, where he served as a limited partner. Early in his career, while…