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Distinguished Alumni Awards

Selection Criteria

 

Corporate Award:

Chicago Booth seeks to present the Corporate award to an individual who has demonstrated professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of a for-profit organization. Such achievement may include:

  • Consistent, long-term achievement in a career in the management of a for-profit organization
  • Success of a total enterprise, or a subsidiary or department, which can be directly attributed to the direction of the individual
  • Recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities in a corporate area

Entrepreneurial Award:

Chicago Booth seeks to present the Entrepreneurial award to an individual who has demonstrated professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of an enterprise. Such achievement may include:

  • Creation or significant involvement in the formation of a successful enterprise or multiple enterprises
  • Successful creation of a new idea, new business, and new product and/or private ownership which can be directly attributed to the direction of the individual
  • Creating a significant enterprise through buying a small business or group of products
  • Recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities in an entrepreneurial area

Public Sector/Public Service Award:

Chicago Booth seeks to present the Public Sector/Public Service award to an individual who has demonstrated either outstanding success in a career in the public sector or extraordinary contributions in the charitable, non-profit, or civic arena. Such achievement may include:

  • Consistent long-term achievement in a career in the public sector
  • Use of influence and effectiveness in the business world to support a pursuit in public service

Young Alumnus Award:

Chicago Booth seeks to present the Young Alumnus award to an individual an individual who is under 45 years of age and has demonstrated extraordinary success in a career since graduating from Chicago Booth and/or recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities

Please note: Only alumni of Chicago Booth, or its predecessor programs, are eligible for nomination.

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