Marian University Business And Industry Award Winners

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University held its 36th annual Business & Industry awards dinner at Marian’s Stayer Center for Technology & Executive Learning on Wednesday, October 25.

A number of organizations and individuals were recognized for their contributions to their respective areas, whether in business or the greater Fond du Lac Community.

The Business of the Year award was presented to Grande Cheese Company; the Economic Development Award was presented to ACH Foam Technologies; the Entrepreneur of the Year award was presented to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers; Mercury Marine received the International Business Achievement Award; Special Achievement awards were given to James Eden and Thomas Schneider; and the George Becker Business Spirit Award was presented to Sr. Mary Mollison, C.S.A. (posthumously).

The Business & Industry awards dinner raises money for scholarships for students in Marian University business programs.

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In the photo Winners at the 2017 Business & Industry Awards Ceremony:

Dr. Andrew Manion (president, Marian University), John Pfeifer (Mercury Marine), Tom Schneider (FCEDC/Envision FDL), Rob Zerjav (Wisconsin Timber Rattlers), Sr. Jean Steffes CSA, (on behalf of Sr. Mary Mollison), Todd Huempfner (ACH Foam Technologies), Todd Koss (Grande Cheese Company), James Eden (FDLAC/Envision FDL).