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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

UC Recognizes Business Achievement Among Alumni and Partners

Monday, December 19, 2016 6:21 PM
The UC Carl H. Lindner College of Business will again bestow its annual Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards February 20 at the Westin Hotel downtown.

As a way to highlight contributions to the business community, the Carl H. Lindner College of Business Board of Governors will recognize business alumni and partners whose leadership impacts the local business community and beyond.

Known as Cincinnati’s longest running event recognizing achievement and community service in the business world, the Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards, now in its 28th year, features four honors for outstanding business achievement, distinguished service, business partnership and collegiate scholarship.

Kenneth W. Stecher, BBA ’75, chairman of the board at Cincinnati Financial Corporation, will receive the Carl H. Lindner Award for Outstanding Business Achievement. This award is given to a graduate of the college with outstanding business achievement as defined by his/her entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to business and the community and achievement of the highest level of success within one’s profession.

For their commitment to the Lindner College of Business, Marvin P. Kolodzik, BBA ‘59, retired division president at Emerson Electric Company, and Valerie L. Newell, chairman and managing director at RiverPoint Capital Management, will receive the Distinguished Service Award. This accolade recognizes contributions to the Lindner College of Business, the University of Cincinnati as a whole, and/or the Cincinnati community.

PNC will be awarded the Business Partnership Award for its substantial support to the Lindner College of Business and offering of growth opportunities for its students.

The Carl H. Lindner Scholarship recipient, chosen from the Lindner College of Business student body, is announced and awarded on the evening of the event.

For more information, contact Nadyne Hayden at or (513) 556-7023.



Who: Open to the public (reservations required)

What: Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards

Where: Westin Cincinnati

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 6PM Reception, 7PM Dinner

Cost: $100 per seat, table sponsorships available

Registration: Business Achievement Online Registration