This award is for special recognition of individuals who have made significant contributions to Pitt Business and/or the University over a long period of time and is limited to alumni.
Listed below are the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. Each recipient is listed under the year when the award was presented; corporate affiliation was at the time the award was presented.*
Lisa M. Polar, MBA ‘98
Human Resources Director, Strada
Kathleen M. Foody-Malus (A7S '82, MBA '83)
Executive in Residence, Pitt Business
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager (retired), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Tricina Cash (EMBA '09)
Strategic Initiatives and Business Consultant
President, Pitt Black MBA Network (PBAN)
Mark A. Frantz J.D. (MBA ’96, LAW ’96)
Co-Founder, Blue Delta Capital Partners
Timothy P. Robison (KGSB '75)
Former Assistant Dean for MBA Programs
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
University of Pittsburgh
and Retired, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Mellon Financial Corporation
Gloster B. Current Jr. (MBA '72)
Immediate Past President, Pitt Black MBA Network (PBAN)
Board member, A.O. Smith Corp.
Jeffry Marzina (MBA '87)
Executive Vice President
Bill Few Associates, Inc.
Masanobu Tsukagoshi (MBA '88)
Managing Partner, IncTANK Inc. Japan
Jan Bamford (MBA '94)
Marketing Manager, BNY Mellon
Robert Schnoes (BSIM '49)
Vice Chairman, Ultrasonic Power Corporation
Kazunobu Nakao, '94
Owner, Nakao International Human Resource Consulting
Christine M. Kretz, ’93
S. Jeffrey Kondis, ’82
Watson Standard Company
Jagdish N. Sheth, ’63 & ’67
Michael Walsh, ’90
Buchanan Ingersoll, P.C.
James A. Yard, ’69
Joseph E. Bryan, ’90
Brysco Foodservice Company
Regina Dressel Stover, ’81
Michelle Keane Domeisen, ’82
Grubb & Ellis
David L. Wohleber, ’65
Eat ’N Park Restaurants, Inc.
* Not awarded every year because of eligibility requirements.