Alumni Awardees

An Evening of Distinction & Determination celebrating the 2022 KGMIAA Alumni Award Winners and recognizing generous donors was held at The Townsend Hotel on Thursday, October 20.

Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award

Dan Hancock '73
Retired Vice President, Global Strategic Product Alliances at General Motor

This award is given in recognition to an individual who has made specific and exceptional career achievements (traditionally given to people at the highest level in the corporate structure).

Extraordinary Leadership Award

Judith Judson '95
Vice President, Head of U.S. Strategy and Head of Hydrogen at National Grid

This award recognizes graduates who hold leadership positions in global corporations, inspiring their teams to achieve extraordinary outcomes.

Engineering Achievement Award

Betsy Dell '89
Professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

This award recognizes an individual who has made specific contributions with positive and lasting effects in the field of engineering.

Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Dr. Cleamon Moorer, Jr. '99
Co-founder and President of Partners in Wellness Management LLC and Chief Executive Officer of American Advantage Home Care Inc.

This award pays tribute to an individual who has made specific contributions in organizing, managing, and assuming the risk of a business or enterprise.

Civic Achievement Award

Essence Wilson '05
Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Communities First Inc.

This award honors an individual who has made significant and selfless contributions of time and effort that benefit the community.

Alumni Service Award

Louanne Allison '82
Independent Health Insurance Broker at Molina Healthcare

This award honors an individual who has given outstanding volunteer service to the University.

Young Alumni Award

Elizabeth Taylor '14
Director of STEM at the Milwaukee School of Engineering

The Young Alumni award is given to a graduate within the previous ten years who has rendered significant contributions, exhibited outstanding character, or achieved marked success.