Our alum (BSEE'62), Mr. James D. Heckelman, receives Cleveland State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his service, leadership and career achievements. Mr. Heckelman is the founder of Dan-Mar Company, Inc. in Norwalk, Ohio. As president and chief executive officer for over 40 years, he led the firm in developing custom electronic products for the medical, automotive, military, mining and automotive industries. He holds nine patents. Please see here for details.