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Who’s doing what, where
Henry Schwob (BBA ’50) of Atlanta was awarded an honorary doctorate by Columbus State University. Henry was among the charter members of the Columbus College Foundation’s board of trustees in 1964. The Schwob family was also instrumental in leading the push to establish a junior college in Columbus in the 1950s. Because of their generous support over the years, Columbus State’s Schwob Memorial Library and the Schwob School of Music bear the family name. Savannah attorney Frank “Sonny” Seiler (BBA ’56, JD ’57) has just returned from a trip to Germany. He and his family are in the process of selecting the university’s newest bulldog mascot, Uga IX. of St. Luke United Methodist Church. He was the pastor there for 14 years and has been an ordained minister for 50 years. Jack Perryman (BBA ’63) of Macon was appointed to the Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists by Gov. Nathan Deal. Thomas Nunnally (BBA ’64) of Pittsburgh, Pa., was presented with the Service Above Self Award by Rotary International President Ray Klingingsmith. Only 150 of these honors are awarded to Rotarians worldwide. the retired University of Tennessee finance professor and chairholder recounted his days as a civil rights trailblazer at UGA in 1966. “To me, it was adventure,” Black told the interviewer. “Why should I be bitter? For this period of time, I had the right disposition.” James Scott (BBA ’67) of Powder Springs retired from the C.W. Matthews Contracting Company after nearly 45 years. James started with the company in 1967 and rose through the ranks to secretary/treasurer and CFO, as well as president of MATSCO, Matthews’ holding company. Mark Reed II (BBA ’69) received the Reston-Fitzpatrick Emerald Award of Merit from the Sigma Pi Fraternity International for his writing in The Emerald, Sigma Pi fraternity’s international’s magazine. Atlanta Magazine’s 2011 Five Star Wealth Managers. Fewer than 2 percent of wealth managers in Atlanta receive this distinction. Richard Jacobson (BBA ’71) of Tampa, Fla., was re-elected to the TerraLex board of directors. TerraLex is a global legal network with firms in 100 countries and 45 states. Lamar Paris (BBA ’72) of Blairsville was appointed to the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council by Gov. Nathan Deal. Anthony Watson (BBA ’72) of Marietta was named senior vice president and chief risk officer of Reliance Financial Corporation, a privately held, Atlantabased, diversified financial services and wealth management company. Bobby Miller (BBA ’73) of Lula was elected to the AgGeorgia Farm Credit board of directors. Winburn “Brother” Stewart (BBA ’74), president and chief executive officer of the Macon-based Bibb Distributing Co. — one of the nation’s most successful Anheuser-Busch distributorships — was presented with Terry’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2012 Alumni Awards and Gala (see p. 64-65).
Rev. Hal Brady III (BBA ’61) of Columbus retired as pastor
Cecil Bonner (BBA ’65) of Canton was named to the Georgia Consumer Advisory Board. The Terry College’s first AfricanAmerican student, Harold Black (BBA ’66) of Knoxville, Tenn., was profiled in a knoxnews.com feature story in which
Charles Vickery (BBA ’70) of Athens was picked as one of
Steve McCoy (BBA ’75) of Atlanta was selected by Gov. Nathan Deal to become Georgia’s state treasurer. Miles Watters (BBA ’76) of Heath, Ohio, has assisted the National Insurance Crime Bureau in writing six investigation manuals. In 2011, Miles received the following awards: Outstanding Service Award from the International Association of Special Investigative Units, Outstanding Achievement Award from National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, and the Life Member Award from the International
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Terry College of Business - Spring 2012
Terry College of Business - Spring 2012
The Terry Centennial
The Necessary Man
Terry MBA Programs
Alumni Awards and Gala
Terry College of Business - Spring 2012