College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management Award Recipients
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award
JAMES D. O'ROURKE, BUS AD '87
When Jim received the keys to the A&A Manufacturing Co. shop at age 16, he says it was the best gift he’s ever received. Now, Jim is chairman of the company, where he is a third-generation employee.
Professional Achievement Award
GINGER L. GORDEN, BUS AD '92
Ginger is passionate about financial planning and strategy designed to accomplish a goal or set of circumstances for both individuals and businesses. As founder and president of ggCFO, she is dedicated to the practice of prudent preparation and commitment to plan for financial success.
MARK F. SANTACROSE, BUS AD '81
Mark is a managing director at the Chaifetz Group, a private investment firm that works with entrepreneurs and management teams looking to build their businesses into industry-leading companies.
DR. FRANK R. PROBST, BUS AD '62, GRAD '64
Frank’s commitment to Marquette is legendary. He received two degrees from the College of Business Administration, then returned to teach undergraduate and graduate accounting courses for more than 40 years, influencing thousands of students in the process.
Young Alumni of the Year Award
Mark and Sarah are a Washington, D.C., power couple: he as a director and assistant general counsel at Capital One and she as a senior manager in the forensic practice at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP.