Points of Pride

Alumni Success

2018-2019 Alumni Success Stories

Service to the University:

  • Drew AndersonForbes 30 Under 30, CEO and Co-Founder of Cleveland Kraut, Homecoming 2018 Panelist
  • Mike Maczuzak: CEO of SmartShape, Homecoming 2018 Panelist
  • Radhika Reddy: Co-founder, Ariel Ventures LLC, former CSU Board of Trustees, CSU Fascinating Alumni (2018), Homecoming 2018 Panelist

Career Success:

  • Todd Polikoff, Executive MBA Alum and CEO, Jewish Community Board of Akron
  • Craig Chaikin, Promoted to Executive Vice President at Texas Bank and Trust Co.
  • Bianca Butts: Manager of Climate Resiliency and Sustainability at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
2017-2018 Alumni Success Stories

Giving Back:

Fall 2017 Distinguished Alumni: Janet Kramer

Accounting Alumna of the Year: Kelli Bernstein, CPA

Career News:

Young Alumni:

  • Matthew Kretschmer: Takes over family business, credits classroom learning, CSU SBDC and other resources at CSU.
  • Claude Zoghzogi: Wall Street Intern with passion for startups speaks at StartupScaleup 2017 and SMIF class.

 

2016-2017 Alumni Success Stories

Giving Back:

Career Success:

  • Dean Benedetto, Dean's Diversity Council 2016-2017
  • Lou Tisler, Joins National Community Reinvestment Coalition 
  • Paul Weisinger, Named to Board of Cleveland Arts Prize
  • Richard Klingshirn, Crain's Cleveland Business CFO of the Year
  • Edward Crouse and Dalithia Smith, Two MBA Alumni Promoted at Lincoln Electric
  • Nancy Tinsely, Health Care MBA Alumnus Named President of Rochester General Hospital
  • Kirk Jones, MBA Alumnus Promoted to Chief Finanical Officer of Benchmark Hospitality International
  • James Firestone, BBA Finance Alumnus Promoted to Strategic Accounts Vice President and Branch Manager of the Los Angeles office of Robert Half
2015-2016 Alumni Success Stories

Giving Back:

Public Honors:

Fall 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients:

Young Alumni:

Career Success:

 
2014-2015 Alumni Success Stories

Giving Back:

Career Success:

Fall 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients: