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Elisha Finney

Distinguished Alumni Award

Since 2013, Elisha Finney has served as president executive vice president of Varian Medical Systems, where she oversees a staff of 400 people worldwide. Her management responsibilities include corporate accounting, corporate communications and investor relations, internal financial and compliance audit, risk management, tax and treasury, and corporate information systems.  Finney joined Varian as a risk manager in 1988 and has assumed a wide variety of finance functions during her tenure there. She was named vice president, finance and chief financial officer…

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David Fischer

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

David Fischer joined AloStar Bank of Commerce shortly after its founding in 2011. He started as an underwriter, and moved up to ranks from assistant vice president (2011-12) to vice president (2013) and, most recently, to director (2014). He currently manages originations for the Southeastern U.S., spending most of his time in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Prior to joining AloStar, Fischer worked for Bank of America in various capacities over a seven-year tenure. He began his career…

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Kevin Marsh

Distinguished Alumni Award

Kevin Mars, Chief Financial Officer of SCANA, began his current career with South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, the principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation, in 1984 as group manager of technical accounting. He was named vice president and controller in 1989. Since then, he has served in the capacity of vice president of corporate planning of SCE&G and vice president of finance, treasurer and controller of SCANA Corporation. In 1996, Marsh was named vice president and chief financial officer of…