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Each year, the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University recognizes outstanding graduates through induction into its Roll of Distinguished Alumni. The eighth class to be honored by WVU’s business school was inducted on October 5 at the Erickson Alumni Center, bringing the total number of members to 39. Honorees have always represented a variety of industries and areas of the business world — and this year was certainly no exception.

Read about our inductees on WVU Today

2018 inductees

Adesoji Adelaja

Adesoji O. Adelaja

Adesoji's Bio
Arthur Gabriel

Arthur Gabriel

Arthur's Bio
David Alvarez

David Alvarez

David's Bio
Marcia Broughton

Marcia A. Broughton

Marcia's Bio

The WVU John Chambers College of Business & Economics initiated this award in 2011 to coincide with the College's 60th Anniversary Celebration. New members will be added each year as the College recognizes the tremendous successes of its graduates.

The College has helped mold countless successful careers in areas such as business, government and academia; the creation and growth of new enterprises; and the development of opportunities for the well-being of West Virginians and people around the world. Our inductees will serve as a reflection of those successful careers, as well as role models for our students.

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • An alumnus of the College
  • At least 10 years post-degree
  • Distinguished themselves by success in business or life at the regional, national or international level