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1987 Hall of Fame Inductees

Edward H. Aikman

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President
United Manufacturer’s Service, Inc.
Marion, Illinois

At the time of induction, Aikman served as president of United Manufacturer’s Service, Inc. He began his career with E. Blankenship & Company. He has since organized the United Manufacturer’s Service spin-off of E. Blankenship, and was active in the ownership and management of both companies.  || 1948 BS Business Administration – SIU

Chris E. Corrie

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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General Practice Partner
Coopers & Lybrand
St. Louis, Missouri

At the time of induction, Corrie served as general practice partner of Coopers & Lybrand, a company he joined in 1979. Since that time, he has expanded the firm’s healthcare and insurance company practices. He has served two terms as chairman on the SIU College of Business School of Accountancy Board of Advisors. || 1986 BS Accounting – SIU

Theordor R. Cunningham

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Chrysler Motor Corporation
Highland Park, Michigan

At the time of induction, Cunningham served as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Chrysler Motor Corporation. His previous roles included United States general sales manager and general manager of International Operations at Chrysler Motor Corporation. He was as a member of the College ...read full profile >>

Walt Cunnington

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Owner, President & CEO
Cunnington & Associates
Champaign, Illinois

At the time of induction, Cunnington served as owner, president and CEO of Cunnington & Associates, a company he formed in 1972 after having sold life insurances for Fidelity Union. Cunnington and his wife sponsor the Cunnington Scholarship for College of Business and Administration students. || 1966 BS Management – SIU

Bruce E. Fohr

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President and Owner
FMR Associates, Inc.
Tucson, Arizona

At the time of induction, Fohr served as president and owner of FMR (Fohr Media Research) Associates, Inc., an international media and marketing research consulting firm. In 1995, Fohr was named International Entrepreneur of the Year by the SIU College of Business. || 1974 BS Management – SIU; 1975 MBA – SIU

James Hall

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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President and CEO
Farmers State Bank of Illiopolis
Illiopolis, Illinois

At the time of induction, Hall served as president and CEO of Farmers State Bank of Illiopolis. He rose to the rank of captain while serving in the U.S Air Force between earning his two degrees at SIU Carbondale. Since completing his MBA, he has held positions of vice president at the Bank of Carbondale, ...read full profile >>

Kenneth D. Harre

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Executive Director
Harre Consulting
Los Angeles, California

At the time of induction, Harre served as executive director of Harre Consulting, a firm he established in 1989. Prior to this, he was with Arthur Anderson & Co. in Chicago and Los Angeles offices for 27 years. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Business. || 1962 BS Accounting – SIU

Michael T. McClellan

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Partner-In-Charge-Audit
KPMG Peat Marwick
San Antonio, Texas

At the time of induction, McClellan served as partner-in-charge-audit (PIC) of KPMG Peat Marwick of the San Antonio office. An associate SEC reviewing partner, he spent his entire professional career with one of America’s “Big 4” accounting firms. || 1966 BS Accounting – SIU

Darrell J. Olson

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice President, Employee Relations
MIRRO Corporation, A Division of the Newell Company
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

At the time of induction, Olson served as vice president-employee relations of MIRRO Corporation, A Division of the Newell Company. Previous work experience include positions as the senior vice president of human resources from the CRM Corporation. In 2009, he founded his own firm, the Darrell Olson ...read full profile >>

George A. Peach

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Circuit Attorney
St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office
St. Louis, Missouri

At the time of induction, Peach had been elected four times to the office of St. Louis Circuit Attorney. At the time, he had held the position longer than anyone in the city's history. After attending SIUC and before completion of his law degree from St. Louis University, Peach worked at Brunswich ...read full profile >>

Donald W. Wilson

1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs and Board Treasurer
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois

At the time of induction, Wilson served as vice chancellor for Financial Affairs and Board Treasurer at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to this assignment, he held positions as an internal auditor, as assistant to the vice president for Academic Affairs and Research and as budget director. ...read full profile >>