CBA student, Bryce MacDonald, and several members of the Fisher Institute for Professional Selling Advisory Board will be honored on Feb. 15 when the Akron Chapter of Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI Akron) presents its 39th annual Distinguished Sales & Marketing Award Accent on Excellence.
MacDonald, a marketing management major, will receive the Jim Butler Exceptional Sales and Marketing Collegiate Award.
Advisory board members receiving Distinguished Sales & Marketing Awards are: Rick Addis, GM strategic sales, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.; Jill Arena, branch sales manager, Konica Minolta; Don Hubbard, senior vice president, sales and marketing, PartsSource; John Mayer, vice president, sales, grocery market, The J.M. Smucker Co.; Kevin McClellan, managing director, FedEx Custom Critical; Joseph Swiatkowski, president, Hickory Harvest Foods; and Arthur Yuan, vice president, retail sales and marketing, FirstEnergy Solutions.
The event, which will take place at the Tangier, will include a keynote address by Douglas Kohl, president and CEO of the Akron Area YMCA, who will be honored as the 2011 Executive of the Year.