2018 Recipients

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    Steve Goodroe BBA 1971

    Distinguished Alumni Award
    Through a long and active career, Steve Goodroe (BBA ’71) has lived and worked around the world and has had the opportunity to grow established businesses, develop new businesses, and, more recently, help several startups move from concept to successful businesses. Goodroe joined The Procter & Gamble Company after graduating from…
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    Ken Jackson BBA 1979, MAcc 1980

    Distinguished Alumni Award
    Ken Jackson (BBA ’79, MAcc ’80) began his career as a tax staff accountant and partner at Arthur Andersen before making the transition to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Shaw Industries Group Inc., a global flooring manufacturing company based in Dalton. Jackson was instrumental in several key transactions at…
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    Stephanie Mundy Self BBA 2007, BMUS 2007

    Outstanding Young Alumni Award
    Stephanie Mundy Self (BBA ’07, BMUS ’07) is a partner at Farris, Self & Moore LLC, a boutique firm established in 2015 specializing in business management and financial planning services, providing accounting, HR, business management and financial planning services for hit songwriters and producers, major touring acts and national recording artists. The client…

2017 Recipients

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    Michael Patrick BBA 2003

    Outstanding Young Alumni Award

    Michael Patrick (BBA '03) is the Senior Consultant of Innovation & New Ventures with Chick-fil-A and Founder of the Atlanta-based startup Thanks Geoffrey, a home management company that helps people…
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    David Salyers BBA 1981

    Distinguished Alumni Award

    David Salyers (BBA '81) is vice president of brand activation marketing for Chick-fil-A Company, and he confesses that his career at the Atlanta-based company has been a remarkable journey. "I…
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    Debbie Storey AB 1980, MBA 2006

    Distinguished Alumni Award

    Debbie Storey (AB '80, MBA '06) retired in 2016 after nearly 34 years with AT&T. In her most recent role as executive vice president — AT&T Mobility Customer…