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1986 Hall of Fame Inductees

Thomas E. Barry

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President for Executive Affair
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas

At the time of induction, Barry served as vice president for Executive Affairs at Southern Methodist University (SMU), and as a professor of marketing in the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at SMU. || 1965 BS Marketing – SIU; 1967 MS Marketing – SIU

John R. Carnaghi

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President, Finance and Administration
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

At the time of induction, Carnaghi served as vice president, finance and administration at Florida State University. He began his career as a trainee in the business office at Purdue University. || 1967 BS Marketing – SIU

Walter H. Clark

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President
Bear Stearns Co., Inc. 
Chicago, Illinois

At the time of induction, Clark served as vice president in its municipal division of Bear Stearns Co., Inc., an investment banking firm he joined in 1986. Clark is a member of the College of Business Dean’s External Advisory Board. || 1951 BS Accounting – SIU

Larry E. DeJarnett

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President - A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Managing Director - Global Enterprise Solutions Group
Plano, Texas and Costa Mesa, California

At the time of induction, Dejarnett served as vice president of A.T. Kearney, Inc. and as managing director of Global Enterprise Solutions Group, a global joint venture. He remained in these positions until his retirement in July 1999. || 1962 BS Management – SIU; 1963 MS Business – SIU

Robert L. Doretti

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President
Doretti & Associates
Thousand Oaks, California

At the time of induction, Doretti served as president of Doretti & Associates. He founded the contract management and business development firm to foster corporate restructuring in 1990. Before that, he was employed with Wang Laboratories, Inc. for 19 years, and held positions as senior vice president and as a corporate officer of U.S Operations. || 1985 MBA – SIU

Harold I. Dycus

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Partner
Dycus, Bradley & Draves, P.C.
Carbondale, Illinois

At the time of induction, Dycus served as partner of Dycus, Bradley & Draves, P.C. Prior to co-founding the CPA firm, the certified public accountant held the roles of executive vice president and trust officer of First National Bank & Trust Co. in Carbondale. || 1965 MS Accounting – SIU

Irl F. Engelhardt

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Peabody Holding Company
St. Louis, Missouri

At the time of induction, Engelhardt served as chairman and chief executive officer of Peabody Holding Company. Prior to this assignment, he was the executive vice president of Peabody Coal Company and senior vice president of Peabody Holding Company Inc. || 1972 MBA – SIU

François-Régis Ferran

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Chief Executive Officer
ZEP Group
Nogent le Roi, France

At the time of induction, Ferran served as chief executive officer of ZEP Group in France. He was the 1991 College of Business graduation speaker where he received the 1991 Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Business. || 1969 MBA – SIU

Charles W. Groennert

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President
Organization Development, Emerson Electric Co.
St. Louis, Missouri

At the time of induction, Groennert served as vice president of organization development at Emerson Electric Co, where he spent his entire career and held several roles, most notably as vice president-financial services. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the SIU Foundation, College of Business. || 1958 BS Accounting – SIU

Thomas E. Holloway

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President and Chief Executive Officer
Magna Bank of St. Clair County, N.A.
Belleville, Illinois

At the time of induction, Holloway served as president and chief executive officer of Magna Bank of St. Clair County, N.A. His professional experience includes serving four years as president of First Granite City National Bank, Granite City, Illinois. || 1974 MBA – SIU

John C. Holt

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President & CEO
TASC, Inc.
Reading, Massachusetts

At the time of induction, Holt served as president and CEO of TASC, the largest subsidiary Primark Corporation. He is a charter member of the College of Business Dean’s External Advisory Board. || 1963 BS Corporate Finance/Economics – SIU

Ted A. Hutton

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Director of Human Resources, Industrial Control Group
Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At the time of induction, Hutton served as director of human resources, Industrial Control Group at Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Automation. Over his career, Hutton has been a leader in professional societies and community organizations in the Milwaukee area and kept strong ties with the College of Business. || 1964 BS Management – SIU

Burnell D. Kraft

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Group Vice President
Grain and Oilseed Merchandising and Hedging

Archer Daniels Midland
Decatur, Illinois

At the time of induction, Kraft served as group vice president of grain and oilseed merchandising and hedging at Archer Daniels Midland. In 1956, he began his career with Tabor Grain Co. which merged with Archer Daniels Midland Co. in 1974. Kraft was a vice president of Archer Daniels Midland Co. in 1984 and president of ADM/Growmark. || 1956 BS Business Commerce – SIU

Charles B. Lounsbury

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President and Officer
The Toro Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota

At the time of induction, Lounsbury served as vice president and officer of the Toro Company. He was a member on the College of Business Dean’s External Advisory Board from 1996-2011. || 1965 BS Marketing – SIU

Kenneth Pontikes

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President
Comdisco, Inc.
Rosemont, Illinois

At the time of induction, Pontikes served as president of Comdisco, Inc., a company he formed in 1969 when the used computer market was virtually non-existent. Comdisco then became one of the world’s largest firms in its field. His $1 million endowment has made possible the Pontikes Center for Management of Information. || 1963 BS Marketing – SIU

Vincent Sauget

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President
Sauget Properties, Ltd.
Sauget, Illinois

At the time of induction, Sauget served as president of Sauget Properties, Ltd, a firm he founded in 1974. From 1965 to 1966, he was associated with Dow Jones, Inc. and conducted market analysis studies. His side-line business of constructing buildings for resale merged with Metrix, Inc. in 1974. || 1962 BS Finance – SIU

J. Daniel Snyder

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President & CEO
Calumet Coach Company
Calumet City, Illinois

At the time of induction, Snyder served as president and CEO of Calumet Coach Company, a company he launched based on his knowledge and experience in industry technology he acquired in his former role as division manager, manufacturing and distribution of True Temper Corp. He is a donor of the Nosotti ad Snyder International Scholarship Fund. || 1971 MBA – SIU

Robert G. Stevens

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Senior Partner
Financial Management Partners
Annapolis, Maryland

At the time of induction, Stevens served as senior partner of Financial Management Partners. Prior to this role, he directed First American Bankshares, Inc., a $10 billion multi-state bank holding company. He was also a director of the Student Loan Marketing Association and a charter member of the ...read full profile >>

Michael F. Timmerman

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President
Glen Vista Company
Dallas, Oregon

At the time of induction, Timmerman served as president of Glen Vista Company. || 1974 BS Accounting – SIU