Ball State University's Department of Accounting honored 7 outstanding alumni at its first Accounting Alumni Awards, held April 26, 2010.  The inaugural dinner and awards presentation was held in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center's Cardinal Hall.  View the program booklet (PDF) for profiles of the honorees.

Keynote Speaker

  • Niel C. Ellerbrook
    Chairman and CEO
    Vectren Corporation
    B.S. 1970

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Paul W. Parkison
    Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Accounting
    Miller College of Business, Ball State University
    B.S. 1958, M.A. 1961

Awards of Excellence

  • Carl L. Chapman
    President and Chief Operating Officer
    Vectren Corporation
    Summa Cum Laude B.S. 1977
  • Steven R. Imler
    Ent & Imler CPA Group, PC
    B.S. 1969

3 Under 30 Awards (4-way tie in 2010)

  • Chad Garber
    Audit Supervisor
    BKD, LLP
    Cum Laude B.S. 2004
  • Jeremy Klonowski
    Supervisor, Public Accounting
    Somerset CPAs
    Magna Cum Laude B.S. 2003, M.S. 2005
  • Christopher Melling
    Weaver Popcorn Company, Inc.
    Cum Laude B.S. 2003, M.S. 2004
  • Casse (Wert) Tate
    Manager, Business Advisory Group
    Katz, Sapper & Miller, LLP
    Cum Laude B.A. 2004, M.S. 2005

View the program booklet (PDF) for profiles of the honorees.