Department of Business and Leadership Creates Hall of Fame

hall of fame copyBy Emily Scott — The William Jewell College Department of Business and Leadership is currently working on creating a Hall of Fame for alumni in the following fields: accounting, finance, business administration, economics and nonprofit. The Hall of Fame will feature individuals that graduated from Jewell 5-40 years ago. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to showcase graduates of different fields, age, and gender that have made a big impact within their field. The Hall of Fame will be showcased in the business lobby with a picture and profile of each individual.

Members of the inaugural class were invited to attend a reception this spring to honor them and their achievements. A reception is planned for every 3-4 years to honor future inductees. The Hall of Fame display is expected to be completed by the fall of 2015.

Inaugural inductees are:
Joel Bryce ’07 – Sr. Manager – Monitor Deloitte
Jack Brandom ’85 – President – CountryPlace Mortgage, Ltd.
Jeanne Brandom ’84 – Realtor – Kiva Fine Properties
Adam Burke ’99 – CFO – Linxx Global Solutions
Nick Clark ’07 – Sr. Manager, Sports Management – ESPN
David Cuthbertson ’86 – Retired, FBI
Lisa Essig ’89 – President – Essig and Associates, Inc.
Tom Farinacci ’11 – Key Account Manager – Frito–Lay
Jalene Farinacci  ’11 – Program Coordinator – Cerner
Tyler Griffin ’01 – Director, ITWorks – Cerner
Dawn Morhaus ’85, SVP, Technology Solutions – Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Jason Parks ’98 – EVP, Managing Director – Barkley
Dan Rieger ’99  – VP, Real Estate – HR Block
Anthony Shop ’05 – Chief Strategy Officer/Co-Founder – SocialDriver
Letha Steffey ’91 – VP, Studio Partnerships – AMC
Julie Welch ’81  – Owner, Meara Welch Browne
Stefany Williams ’05 – President/CEO – Goodwill of Western Missouri/Eastern Kansas

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