2014 Recipients

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    Blake Bruce BBA 2003

    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…
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    Darren W. DeVore BBA 1986

    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…
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    Peter Vig BBA 1962, MBA 1964

    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…

2013 Recipients

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    David Battle, Jr. BBA 2000

    Outstanding Young Alumni Award
    David Battle is a vice president at Metalmark Capital, a New York-based private equity firm that makes long-term investments in enterprises and has a particular focus and competence in the energy/natural resources, defense/government services, industrial, and healthcare sectors. Battle is a director of HDT Global, a provider of…
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    Julio Ramirez MBA 1977

    Distinguished Alumni Award
    Julio Ramirez had an expansive career with the Burger King Corporation, spanning 26 years under five different owners. He left the company in 2010, following its acquisition by a Brazilian private equity firm. Most recently, Ramirez was Burger King’s executive vice president for global operations, having worked his way up from…
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    Terry Brown BBA 1984

    Distinguished Alumni Award
    Terry Brown is chief executive officer of EDENS, one of the nation’s leading private owners, operators, and developers of retail real estate. EDENS is based in Columbia, S.C., with regional headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, and Miami. Brown, a summa cum laude graduate of…