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Committed Excellence

It's no secret that Bradley alumni are doing great things in the world. Just look at the three who joined nearly 200 members of the Centurion Society on Founder’s Day: one of the 50 most influential people in philanthropy, the law-enforcement officer who took down drug lord “El Chapo” and an exec who's created the supply chain for two sudsy beverages.

Michele L. Sullivan

Michele L. Sullivan ’87 MBA ’89

As director of corporate social innovation and president of the Caterpillar Foundation at Caterpillar Inc., Sullivan is an inspiring leader at the forefront of the global philanthropic movement.

“There are three things no one can take away from you: your dreams, your education and knowledge, and your relationships.”

Jack Riley

Jack Riley ’80

Riley is a retired deputy administrator for the DEA. He led the search for major drug lords, including the notorious Joaquin Guzman Loera, better known as “El Chapo.”

“My career was all about doing the right thing for the American people but also to represent this university.”

Celso L. White

Celso L. White ’84

Global chief supply chain officer for Molson Coors Brewing, White joins his sister, Nuria White Fernandez ’82, in the Centurion Society.

“Take full advantage of this microcosm of the world … that diversity is only going to help you, as it helped me, in my life and in my career.”


Faculty Awards

PUTNAM AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

D. Antonio Cantù, professor of education

ROTHBERG AWARD FOR PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Joseph Chen, Caterpillar professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering and technology

CATERPILLAR FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR TEACHING

William Bailey, assistant professor of accounting

CATERPILLAR FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR SCHOLARSHIP

John Nielsen, assistant professor of history

MERGEN AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Alison Morrissey, associate vice president for advancement

Alumni Awards

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA AWARD

Michele L. Sullivan ’87 MBA ’89, president, Caterpillar Foundation

LYDIA MOSS BRADLEY AWARD

David DeFreitas ’87, controller — Americas, Caterpillar Financial Services Ltd.

OUTSTANDING YOUNG GRADUATE AWARD

Florence Ann Romano ’08, owner/CEO, Original Six Media

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