The Distinguished Accountant Award recognizes professional achievement, service to the region and/or the University, and service to the accounting profession. It is awarded annually by the Accounting Circle.
2018 - Michelle Schroeder '96, Chief Financial Officer, Kimball International, Inc.
2017 - Marvin J. Wright, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Portfolio Manager, Donaldson Capital Management
2016 - Kevin Hammett, President and CEO, Regency Properties
2015 - Tracy Zeller, Owner, Tracy Zeller Enterprises, Inc.
2014 - Steve Mudd, Partner, Riney Hancock & Co., PSC
2013 - Kerry Jackson, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Financial Officer and Treasurer of Shoe Carnival, Inc.
2012 - Donald Brievogel, SVP & CFO of Atlas World Group
2011 - Robert "Bob" Smith, Director of Warehousing/Logistics of Berry Plastics Corporation
2010 - Deidra Conner, President of Evansville ARC, Inc.
2009 - Jeff L. Wilmes, Partner at BKD, LLP
2008 - Connie S. Wellmeyer, Assistant General Manager, Corporate Services & Public Affairs of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc.
2007 - Darryl C. Spurlock, Managing Partner of Umbach & Associates, LLP
2006 - Kenneth L. Sendelweck ‘76, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch
2005 - Robert W. Swan, CPA and Retired Partner and Senior Member of Kemper CPA Group
2004 - Steven F. Farrell, Retired Partner at BKD, LLP