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2011 Honorees

Robert Nemer

Robert G. Nemer '53
Position at selection:
Retired Senior Vice President
Society Corporation
Stow, Ohio

Sean Hennessy

Sean P. Hennessy '80
Position at selection:
Senior Vice President Finance & C.F.O
The Sherwin Williams Co.
Cleveland, Ohio.

Dominic Gonnella

Dominic A. Gonnella '82, '91
Position at selection:
Partner, Tax Management Consulting
Deloitte Tax, LLP
Cleveland, Ohio.

"I was both honored and humbled to participate in such a first class event that is so highly recognized both within the University and our business community."

Thomas DeBord

Thomas DeBord '85, '92
Position at selection:
Summa Barberton
Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Hospitals
Wadsworth, Ohio.

"I was extremely honored to be recognized with the Frank L. Simonetti Distinguished Alumni award in 2011. I have such great memories of my years at The University of Akron for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees, and I truly believe they were both a big part of why I have been successful in my career. Thanks to The University of Akron and specifically the College of Business Administration."

Laura Thompson

Laura Thompson '86 '91
Position at selection:
Vice President Finance,
North American Tire
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Akron, Ohio.

"The College of Business at The University of Akron prepared me well for my career at a large global corporation. I am very thankful for the knowledge and experiences I gained while obtaining my undergraduate and graduate degrees. I was honored to be recognized with the Frank L. Simonetti Distinguished Alumni Award."