Accounting Alumni Awards 2013 Honorees

Ball State University's Department of Accounting honored nine outstanding alumni at its fourth annual Accounting Alumni Awards, held April 29, 2013.  The annual dinner and awards presentation was held at the Ball State University Alumni Center.  View the program booklet (PDF) for profiles of the honorees.


Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Tony Smith, CPA
    Former Partner
    Ernst & Young
    B.S. 1968

Awards of Excellence

  • George Baccash
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
    B.S. 1977
  • David Charles
    Katz, Sapper & Miller
    B.S. 1979
  • Mike Ray
    Chief Executive Officer
    Vera Bradley
    B.S. 1983 

Emerging Leaders

  • Travis Chamberlain
    CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
    B.S. 1998
  • John Scudder
    Issues & Appeals Associate
    Jones Day
    B.S. 1999
  • Richard Wittgren
    Senior Manager
    BKD, LLP
    B.S. 1996

3 Under 30 Awards

  • Brian Dingman
    London Witte & Company, LLP
    B.A. 2004
  • George 'Bud' Graessle
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
    B.S. 2004, M.S. 2006
  • Megan Reed
    Deloitte & Touche
    B.S. 2005

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