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The awards for Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni are the highest honors that the Darla Moore School of Business bestows.

The 2020 Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be held on April 23, to recognize individuals who have a history of service to the Moore School, the University of South Carolina and the community. Tickets for the event will be available in February.

The Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni awards are presented to alumni of the Moore School with outstanding achievements in business, academia, government or not-for-profit organizations or outstanding service to the business school.

The Distinguished Young Alumni award recipients must be 40 years of age or younger in the year the award is presented.

Nominations for these awards are accepted annually on a rolling basis. To nominate someone for a Distinguished Award, please use this form.

View photos from the 2018 Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Barry Saunders

Barry L. Saunders (B.S. ’81, MBA ’89)

Barry L. Saunders (B.S. '81, MBA '89) is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Sonoco Products Company in Hartsville, South Carolina. Saunders joined Sonoco in 1989 after working as an audit manager with Ernst & Young. Saunders worked in leadership positions across the company, including as director of finance for the company's European operations, before becoming CFO in 2011. Over the years, Saunders has served on numerous civic and business-related boards and committees, including the Moore School's Folks Center for International Business, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the Byerly Foundation, SPC Cooperative Credit Union, Coker College Investment Committee, Thomas Hart Academy and Pacific Life Insurance Company Client Advisory Board. He served as chairman for the university's Young Alumni Association. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Saunders lives in Hartsville with his wife Lea (also a South Carolina grad) and three dogs. They have two grown children, Bennett and Elizabeth. 

Terrance Williams

Terrance Williams (B.S. ’90)

Terrance Williams (B.S. '90), Nationwide's chief marketing officer and president of emerging businesses, has enjoyed a distinguished career with Nationwide. Since beginning with the company in 1995, Williams has held an array of positions touching almost every segment of Nationwide's broad portfolio of businesses. As chief marketing officer since April 2015, he oversees numerous departments responsible for advocating for and sharing the On Your Side promise with members, partners, communities and associates. In 2017, Forbes recognized Williams as one of the World's Most Influential CMOs. Williams also has an MBA from Walden University. He's been active in a variety of local and national organizations, including volunteer board commitments. Williams currently serves on the board of directors for the Ad Council and the Columbus (Ohio) Regional Airport Authority. Williams, his wife Carla and their two sons currently reside in Central Ohio. 


2018 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards

Ryan Succop

Ryan B. Succop (B.S. ’09)

Ryan Succop (B.S. ’09) is a placekicker for the Tennessee Titans in the National Football League in Nashville, Tennessee. Succop came to the University of South Carolina to kick and punt for the South Carolina Gamecocks under Coach Steve Spurrier. Succop earned second-team All-SEC honors in 2006 and 2007. Succop was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 256th and final pick of the 2009 NFL Draft, earning the title of "Mr. Irrelevant" for the year. In his first season in the NFL, he was named to the 2009 NFL All-Rookie team and won the Mack Lee Hill award given to the team’s most valuable rookie. Succop signed with the Tennessee Titans prior to the 2014 season. In 2017, he broke the all-time NFL record for most consecutive field goals made under 50 yards with 56 consecutive field goals. In addition to his professional achievements, Succop shares his time with community organizations including Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fuel Up to Play 60, Team Smile, Songs for Sound, the Need to Breath Golf Classic, and the Hannah and Friends golf tournament. In the off-season, Succop lives in Nashville with his wife Paige, a fellow Gamecock, their son Cooper and their daughter Reese. 

James Wolf

James Wolf (B.S. ’05)

James Wolf (B.S. ’05) is a vice president, senior financial advisor, senior portfolio advisor and retirement accredited financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Charlotte, North Carolina. His team focuses on developing strategies for high net worth individuals, their families and their businesses across the country to help them pursue their financial goals. Wolf is continually a leader in the Charlotte market for new business acquisition, new trust business and new business integration. He serves as the president of the MyCarolina Alumni Association of Charlotte and president of the Charlotte Gamecock Club and has done so for the past nine years, leading the charge for social, charity and professional events. He also serves on the Marketing and Executive Committee/Board of Directors for the Gamecock Club. He is an active member of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Jaycees and STANDOUT Charlottean Board Member for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He was a 2016 Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Business Leader of the Year Finalist, the Most Valuable President for the Gamecock Club in 2014, a 2012 Top 30 under 30 Future Leaders in Charlotte winner and 2011 Standout Charlottean from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Wolf lives in Charlotte with his wife Natalie and their daughter Adeline.


Past Distinguished Award Recipients

Titles at time of award, *Deceased

2019 Centennial Distinguished Service Award

  • Darla Moore (USC B.S. '75) | Chairman, Darla Moore Foundation

2018 Distinguished Alumni

  • Barry L. Saunders (B.S. ’81, MBA ’89) | Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Sonoco Products Company
  • Terrance Williams (B.S. ’90) | Chief Marketing Officer and President of Emerging Businesses, Nationwide

2018 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Ryan Succop (B.S. ’09) | Placekicker, Tennessee Titans
  • James Wolf (B.S. ’05) | Vice President & Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

2017 Distinguished Alumni

  • John P. Harloe (USC B.A. '74, MBA '75) | Managing Director, Small Cap Value Portfolio Manager, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC
  • Wiliam O. Buyck (B.S. '58) | Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank of Clarendon

2017 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Mauricus "Moe" Brown (B.S. '10) | Managing Director, Hill Impact
  • W. Ford Graham (IMBA, USC J.D. '06) | Of Counsel, K&L Gates LLP

2017 Distinguished Service 

  • Susie H. VanHuss | Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business

2016 Distinguished Alumni

  • James McCauley "Mac" Bennett (B.S. ‘80) | President and CEO, United Way of the Midlands

2016 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • William E. "Trey" Ackerman III (B.S. ’97, MTax ‘98) | Market Managing Partner, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
  • Kim Buckner Land (USC B.A. ’98, MBA ‘02) | Instructor of Marketing, Johnson College of Business and Economics, University of South Upstate

2016 Distinguished Service

  • Joel A. Smith III | Dean Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business

2015 Distinguished Alumni

  • David J. Comeau (MIBS ‘85) | President, Asia Pacific Biscuits, Mondelez International

2015 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Keshiv A. Desai (MBA ‘02) | Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Sidney L. Giddings IV (MBA ‘06) | Vice President, Operations, Wyndham Vacation Ownership

2015 Distinguished Service

  • William R. "Randy" Folks, Jr. | Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business

2014 Distinguished Alumni

  • Mark E. Khalil (B.S. ‘78) | Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Sony Corporation of America

2014 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Matthew P. D. Johnson (B.S. ’98,  MACC ‘99) | Principal, KPMG
  • Jerrell M. Moore (MHR, USC J.D. ’04) | Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Burger King Corporation

2013 Distinguished Alumni

  • Brian W. MacLean (M.S. ‘82) | President and COO, Travelers

2013 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Kyle W. Blackmon (B.S. ‘00) | Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Brown Harris Stevens
  • Michael J. Boyd (MIBS ‘98) | Director of Global Treasury Operations, Apple, Inc.

2013 Distinguished Service

  • Marc A. Chini | Vice President, Human Resources, GE

2012 Distinguished Alumni

  • James D. Samples, Jr. (MIBS ‘87) | President of International, Scripps Networks Interactive

2012 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Thack Brown (MIBS ‘96) | Senior Vice President and CFO, SAP Latin America & Caribbean
  • Raphael S. Miolane (MBA ‘01) | CFO, France and Spain, YUM! Restaurants International

2012 Distinguished Service

  • Pamela P. Lackey | President, AT&T South Carolina

2011 Distinguished Alumni

  • David A. Loeser (B.S. ‘77) | Executive Vice President Human Resources and Communication, Hostess Brands, Inc.

2011 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • John M. Dillard, Jr. (MIBS ‘99) | President and Co-Founder, Big Sky Associates, Inc.
  • Craig L. Nix (B.S. ‘93) | Executive Vice President and CFO, First Citizens Bank

2011 Distinguished Service

  • John W. Bachmann | Senior Partner, Edward Jones

2010 Distinguished Alumni

  • Nicole M. Ringenberg (MIBS ‘85) | Vice President and Controller, Monsanto Company
  • Emory W. "Wayne" Rushton (B.S. ‘65) | Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group, LLC; Retired Chief National Bank Examiner and Senior Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Treasury Department
  • L. Kent Satterfield (B.S. ’77, MACC ‘78) | COO, Dixon Hughes LLP
  • Robert H. "Hal" Turner, Jr. (B.S. ’72, MBA ‘73) | CEO, Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. 

2010 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Tito C. Echiburu (MIBS ‘00) | Director of Managerial Reporting, Performance Coatings Division; Finance Director, Architectural Coatings, International Division, PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Ioana M. Tudor (IMBA ‘97) | Vice President of Business Development, NAFTA Corn and Soybeans, Syngenta Seeds, Inc.

2010 Distinguished Service

  • Michael R. Brenan | President, BB&T of South Carolina

2009 Distinguished Alumni

  • Klaus K. Kuehn (MIBS ‘89) | CFO and Board of Management, Bayer AG
  • F. Andrews Lowrey (MBA ‘90) | President and CEO, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
  • José Salibi Neto (B.S. ’82, MIBS ‘86) | Chief Knowledge Officer, HSM Group
  • Drew Atkinson Putt (B.S. ‘85) | Georgia Market President and U.S. Specialty Head, RBC Bank

2009 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Eden Isbell (MHR ‘92) | Senior Director, Human Resources, Genzyme Corporation

2009 Distinguished Service 

  • S. Travis Pritchett | Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business; Commissioner, SC Retirement Systems Investment Commission

2008 Distinguished Alumni

  • William M. Ginn (USC B.A. ’69, MBA ‘72) | Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • David B. Holl (MBA ‘84) | President and CEO, Mary Kay Inc.
  • Gary M. Parsons (MBA ‘77) | Chairman, XM Satellite Radio

2008 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • K. Susan Billiot (B.S. ’93, MHR ‘94) | Vice President, Human Resources, SYSCO Corporation
  • R. Jason Caskey (B.S. ‘90) | Shareholder, Elliott Davis, LLC 

2008 Distinguished Service

  • R. Buck Mickel* | Retired Chairman, Daniel International Corporation; Retired Vice Chairman, Fluor Corporation

2007 Distinguished Alumni

  • William R. Horton (B.S. ‘73) | President and COO, Government Programs Division, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • D. Roger Nanney (B.S. ’80, MACC ‘82) | Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, Mid-Atlantic, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP 

2007 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Kellie Cooper Johnson (MBA '91) | Senior Product Manager, GlaxoSmithKline
  • J. Chad Odom (B.S. ‘92) | CEO, Innovative Container; CEO, Palmetto Restorations; CEO, Pickwick Pharmacy

2007 Distinguished Service

  • M. Edward Sellers | Chairman and CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

2006 Distinguished Alumni

  • Catherine S. Brune (B.S. ‘74) | Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Allstate Insurance Company
  • Harry S. Dent, Jr. (B.S. ‘75) | President and Founder, H.S. Dent Foundation
  • Charles E. Zeigler, Jr. (B.S. ‘71) | President and CEO, Cook and Boardman, Inc.

2006 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Mark E. Fryer (B.S. ’89, MACC ‘90) | President and CFO, Davis-Garvin Agency, Inc.
  • Ilian Ljubomirov Mihov (B.S. ‘92) | Associate Professor of Economics, INSEAD, France and Singapore 

2006 Distinguished Service

  • Gayle O. Averyt | Chairman Emeritus, Colonial Supplemental Insurance 

2005 Distinguished Alumni

  • Jose Joaquin Mora Hernandez (MIBS ‘83) | International Vice President, Latin America and Puerto Rico, Johnson & Johnson
  • Olin S. Pugh (B.S. ‘48)* | Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business

2005 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • J. Michelle Childs (MHR, USC J.D. ‘91) | Commissioner, South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission
  • Luis Frederico Deza (B.S. ’88, MIBS ‘90) | COO, Nextel de Peru

2005 Distinguished Service

  • William B. Timmerman | Chairman, President and CEO, SCANA Corporation

2004 Distinguished Alumni

  • James H. Hodges (B.S. ’79, USC J.D. ’82) | Former Governor, State of South Carolina; CEO, Hodges Consulting Group; Partner, Kennedy, Covington, Lobdell & Hickman
  • John C. Troutman, Sr. (B.S. ’63) | Chairman, President and CEO, Regions Bank of South Carolina and Central Georgia
  • Sam D. Wyche (MBA ‘69) | Coach and Television Sports Analyst, National Football League

2004 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Robert R. Hill, Jr. (MBA ’95) | President and COO, South Carolina Bank & Trust
  • Jodie Watt McLean (B.S. ‘90) | President and Chief Investment Officer, Edens & Avant

2004 Distinguished Service

  • Ralph Gillespie | Retired President, Industrial Division, Milliken & Company

2003 Distinguished Alumni

  • Charles H. DuBose, Jr. (B.S. ‘70) | President and CEO, DuBose Strapping, Inc.
  • Jill Griffin (B.S. ’77,  MBA ‘79) | Founder and President, Griffin Group
  • Lawrence W. "Larry" Kellner (B.S. ‘81) | President, Continental Airlines, Inc.

2003 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Whitney Maureen McDonough MacEachern (MIBS ‘95) | Vice President, Citigroup Latin America Corporate Affairs, Citigroup
  • Lawrence I. Scott (B.S. ’86,  MBA ‘90) | Senior Vice President, Finance Group, Bank of America Corporation

2003 Distinguished Service

  • Stephen W. Trewhella (USC ‘48)* | Retired Chairman of the Board, Glassmaster Company; Emeritus Trustee, USC-Business Partnership Foundation

2002 Distinguished Alumni

  • George A. Brizzolara, Jr. (B.S. ‘58)* | Retired President, Old Dominion Brush Company
  • Nancy L. Grden (M.S. ’82) | Senior Vice President, Planning and Development, AMERIGROUP Corporation
  • E. L. "Bert" Pooser (B.S. ‘60) | President and CEO, IMIC Hotels

2002 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Dennis L. Wade (B.S. ‘84) | President and CEO, The Jackson Companies

2002 Distinguished Service

  • John A. Warren* | Chairman of the Board Emeritus, SCANA Corporation

2001 Distinguished Alumni

  • William B. Cox, Jr. (B.S. ‘69) | Chairman and CEO, Cox Industries, Inc.
  • William B. Dukes (B.S. ‘64) | Founder, Blue Marlin Restaurants
  • Mary M. Kennemur (B.S. ‘75)* | First Vice President & Managing Director, New South District, Merrill Lynch 

2001 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Jimmy E. Addison (B.S. ’82, MACC ‘83) | Vice President, Information Services and Technology, SCANA Corporation

2001 Distinguished Service

  • Robert E. McNair (USC B.S. ’47, USC J.D. ‘48)* | Former Governor, State of South Carolina; Chairman, McNair Law Firm

2000 Distinguished Alumni

  • James W. Holsinger, Jr. (M.S. ‘81) | Chancellor, Albert B. Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky
  • Carol A. Keehan (M.S. ‘80) | President and CEO, Providence Hospital and Carroll Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Gerald K. Kunkle, Jr. (B.S. ‘72) | President and COO, DENTSPLY International
  • Madhu S. Shrivastava (MBA ‘78) | President and CEO, Carolina Convenience Corporation

2000 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Colleen E. Dowd (B.S. ‘88) | President, AlmaCare 

2000 Distinguished Service

  • James Bradley* | Chairman of the Board, The Springs Company

1999 Distinguished Alumni

  • Anthony A. Callander (B.S. ’71, MACC ‘72) | Managing Partner-South Carolina, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Thomas Grover Faulds (MBA ‘73) | President and COO, BlueCross and BlueShield division, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Thomas E. "Tommy" Suggs (B.S. ‘71) | President and CEO, Rooney, McArthur & Suggs, Inc.
  • F. William Vandiver (MBA ‘67) | Corporate Risk Management Executive, Bank of America Corporation

1999 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Fred L. Green III (B.S. ’79, MBA ‘83) | President and CEO, The National Bank of South Carolina

1999 Distinguished Service

  • Robert V. Royall (USC B.S. ‘56) | Chairman, The National Bank of South Carolina

1998 Distinguished Alumni

  • James P. Barrow (B.S. ‘62) | Principal and Founder, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC
  • Harris E. DeLoach, Jr. (B.S. ’66, USC J.D. ‘69) | Executive Vice President, Sonoco
  • William L. Pherigo (B.S. ‘63)  | Former President and CEO, The National Bank of South Carolina
  • Fernando Teixeira Dos Santos (Ph.D. ‘85) | Secretary of State for the Treasury and Finance, Ministry of Finance, Portugal; Professor, University or Porto, Portugal

1998 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Darrin Todd Thomas (B.S. ‘87) | Vice President, Thomas-McCants Media, Inc./Black Pages USA

1998 Distinguished Service

  • Thomas E. Hannah (USC B.S. ’61, USC M.S. ‘63) | President, CEO and Director, Collins & Aikman Corporation

1997 Distinguished Alumni

  • A. Crawford Clarkson, Jr. (B.S. ’41, USC J.D. ‘55)* | Retired Partner, Clarkson, Harden & Gantt
  • R. Keith Elliott (B.S. ’64, MBA '65) | Chairman and CEO, Hercules Incorporated
  • Sam Z. Moore (B.S. '54) | CEO, Thomas Nelson, Inc.
  • A. Eugene Rountree (B.S. ‘61)* | President, Food Service, Inc. 

1997 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Karen Schmidt Faber (B.S. ‘83) | Executive Vice President, Staffing Solutions, Inc.

1997 Distinguished Service Award

  • Monroe Miller | Vice President of Human Resources, IBM Networking Division, IBM Corporation 

1996 Distinguished Alumni

  • Gary L. Daniels (B.S. ‘61)* | Chairman and Owner, Package Supply & Equipment Co., Inc.
  • S. Hunter Howard, Jr. (B.S. ‘74) | President and CEO, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • Dan Reeves (B.S. '65) | Head Coach, New York Giants

1996 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Gerald W. Evans (B.S. ’81, MBA ‘83) | President, Hilton Hosiery, Hilton Hosiery Division of Sara Lee Corporation 

1996 Distinguished Service

  • James F. Kane* | Dean Emeritus and Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration, University of South Carolina

 1995 Distinguished Alumni

  • Grady L. Patterson, Jr. (USC J.D. ’50, B.S. ‘75)* (Former) Treasurer, State of South Carolina; Financial Advisor, Yon-Drake & Associates, Inc.
  • Eugene E. "Gene" Stone III (B.S. '30)* | Chairman of the Board, Stone Manufacturing Company
  • Charles S. Way, Jr. (B.S. ’59, USC J.D. ‘62) |President, The Beach Co. and Related Subsidiaries 

1995 Distinguished Young Alumni

  • Jean E. Duke (B.S. ‘77) | Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company

1995 Distinguished Service

  • John H. Stern* | Executive Vice President, Sony Electronics Inc

1995 Distinguished Achievement Citation 

  • Everett Dean Felber (B.S. ‘89) | Bass Player, Hootie & the Blowfish

1994 Distinguished Alumni

  • Roger W. Chastain (B.S. ‘64)* | President and COO, Mount Vernon Mills, Inc.
  • Samuel H. Vickers (B.S. ‘58) | Chairman and CEO, Design Containers, Inc.
  • Mack I. Whittle, Jr. (B.S. ’71,  MBA ‘75) | President and CEO, Carolina First Corporation
  • Catherine Hines Wills (B.S. '71, MBA '72) | Executive Vice President, Maybelline, Inc.

1993 Distinguished Alumni

  • C. Wayne Partin (B.S. ‘66) | President and CEO, Stouffer Foods Corporation
  • Wiliam F. "Bill" Putnam (B.S. ’55,  M.A. ‘57) | Retired, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Economics, College of Business Administration, University of South Carolina; Secretary, USC-Business Partnership Foundation
  • Porter B. Rose (USC B.S. ’63, MBA ‘68) | President, Liberty Investment Group

1992 Distinguished Alumni

  • John Wesley Culp, Sr. (B.S. ‘67) | Minister, South Carolina United Methodist Conference; Minister, Salem United Methodist Church; Founder, Salkehatchie Summer Service
  • Owen G.  "Bob" Shell, Jr. (B.S. ‘60) | President, NationsBank of Tennessee; Chairman, NationsBank of Kentucky
    A. Max Walker (B.S. ‘48)* | Chairman of the Board, Nations Fund 

1991 Distinguished Alumni 

  • P. Henderson Barnette, Sr. (B.S. ‘48)* | Chairman of the Board and CEO, Greenwood Packing Plant
  • J. Patrick Clayton (B.S. ‘62) | Retired, Partner in Charge-Tax Practice, Arthur Andersen & Company
  • L. Glenn Orr, Jr. (MBA ‘63) | Chairman, President and CEO, Southern National Corporation

1990 Distinguished Alumni

  • Robert J. "Bobby" Cremins (B.S. ’70, USC M.E. ‘77) | Head Basketball Coach, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Leon S. Goodall (B.S. ’49, USC J.D. ‘50)* | President, Carolina Continental Insurance Co.
  • Anne Johnston Gregg (B.S. ’79, MACC ‘81) | Treasurer/Controller, South Carolina Tees
  • William M. Gregg II (B.S. ‘72) | President, South Carolina Tees
  • Joe B. Pearce (B.S. ‘53)* | Senior Vice President, PYA/Monarch
  • Shigeru Sekine (MIBS ‘77) | President, Nikko Chemicals Co., Ltd.

1989 Distinguished Alumni

  • Joe M. Anderson, Jr. (MBA ‘67) | Vice President, Southern Bell
  • James A. Cathcart III (B.S. ‘60) | Executive Vice President, Holborn Agency Corporation
  • Timothy R. McConnell (B.S. ’73, MACC ‘74)* | Owner and CPA, T. R. McConnell & Company
  • Crawford Rainwater, Jr. (MBA ‘72) | Retired, Chairman and CEO, Hygeia Coca-Cola Bottling Company and Associated Companies

 1988 Distinguished Alumni

  • Ivan V. Anderson, Jr. (MBA ‘70) | President and CEO, Evening Post Publishing Company; Publisher, The News and Courier and The Evening Post
  • Jean Galloway Bissell (B.S. ’56, USC J.D. ‘58)* | Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals
  • Chester A. Duke (B.S. ‘62) | President, Marion National Bank
  • Joe A. Padgett (B.S. ‘59) | Executive Vice President, South Carolina National Bank
  • G. Thaddeus Williams (B.S. ’61, USC J.D. ‘65) | President and CEO, Clinton Mills

1987 Distinguished Alumni

  • J. Harold Chandler (MBA ‘72) | President, The Citizens and Southern National Bank of S.C.
  • Paul S. Goldsmith (B.S. ‘56) | President, Wm. Goldsmith Company
  • Larry W. Lineberger (B.S. ‘66) | Vice President-Corporate Controller, Fluor Corporation
  • Robert L. Selman (B.S. ‘59) | President, The Keenan Co.

1986 Distinguished Alumni

  • Jack S. Graybill (B.S. ’49) | Vice President, The Robinson Humphrey Company
  • Carl B. Harper, Jr. (B.S. ‘57) | Partner In Charge, Ernst & Whinney
  • Lester A. Hudson, Jr. (MBA ‘65) | President, Dan River, Inc.
  • Ada B. Thomas (B.S. 48, USC M.A. ‘63)* | Assistant Dean and Professor, College of Business Administration, University of South Carolina

1985 Distinguished Alumni

  • William R. Bruce (B.S. ‘37)* | Chairman, Seibels Bruce Group, Inc.
  • William W. Johnson (B.S. '53)* | Chairman and CEO, Bankers Trust of South Carolina
  • John M. Rampey, Jr. (MBA ‘74)* | Vice President of Management Development, Milliken & Company
  • G. Cameron Todd (B.S. ‘50)* | Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch
  • G. Larry Wilson (B.S. '69, MBA '70) | Chairman and President, Policy Management Systems Corporation

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