Nominations for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards are now open! You can nominate Booth alumni in four categories: Corporate, Entrepreneurial, Public Service, and Young Alumni.

Begin the nomination process today. Nominations will be open through July 5, 2022.

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Corporate Award

Chicago Booth will present the 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, that 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
  • Management of a divisional line of business with a profit and loss of $1B+
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Entrepreneurial Award

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

  • Creation of or significant involvement in the formation of a successful enterprise
  • Successful creation of a new idea, new business, new product, and/or private ownership that can be directly attributed to the direction of the individual
  • Recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities in an entrepreneurial area
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Public Service Award

Chicago Booth will present the award to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary contributions in the charitable, nonprofit, or civic arena. Such achievement may include:

  • Work in all levels of public service: local, state, and federal governments, as well as international and public service nonprofit organizations
  • Use of influence and effectiveness in the business world to support a pursuit in public service