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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

UC Lindner's Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards to Recognize Professional Accomplishments on March 8 at the Hyatt Regency

Monday, January 30, 2017 11:33 AM
The 32nd annual awards ceremony is Cincinnati’s longest-standing event acknowledging achievement in business and service to the community.
Roger Newport

Carl H. Lindner Award for Outstanding Business Achievement honoree Roger K. Newport

The Carl H. Lindner College of Business Alumni Board of Governors will once again bestow honors to local business leaders for their contributions to community service and achievement.

Known as Cincinnati’s longest running event recognizing business alumni and partners, this year’s 32nd annual Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards will be 6PM on March 8, 2017, in the Findlay Room of the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, 151 W. 5th Street, downtown Cincinnati.

The event emphasizes accomplishments and support of alumni and business partners who make an impact in the Lindner College of Business, the Cincinnati community and the global business world.

Lindner’s Board of Governors will present the following honors:

  • Roger K. Newport, BBA ‘88, CEO of AK Steel, will receive the Carl H. Lindner Award for Outstanding Business Achievement.
  • Carl Satterwhite will receive Distinguished Service Award. Satterwhite is president and owner of RCF Group.
  • Paycor will receive the Business Partnership Award for its support of the Lindner College of Business.
  • Eric Bachus, BBA ’18, will receive the Carl H. Lindner Scholarship for his academic success. Bachus, a finance and accounting major with a minor in entrepreneurship, is a Carl H. Lindner Honors-PLUS Scholar.


Four Lindner alumni will receive the PACEsetter Award for exemplifying the ideals of PACE (Professionalism, Academics, Character, Engagement) in both their personal and professional lives. The honor will be bestowed upon:

Ami Kulkarni, BBA ’01, CEO of Solica Construction, and Founder and CEO of Arkadiance

Kyle Neumann, BBA ’04, Vice President of Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital

Ryan D. Pontsler, BBA ’10, Portfolio Manager with Journeyman LLC

Amanda Wait, BA ’00, Partner, Global Competition Practice with Hunton & Williams LLP

Event Details:

Who: Open to the public

What: 32nd Annual Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards

Where: Hyatt Regency, 151 W. 5th Street, downtown Cincinnati

When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 6PM Reception, 7PM Dinner

Cost: $125 per seat, table sponsorships available

Registration: Required and available online

More Information: Contact Lauren Jacquot: 513-556-7023