Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

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Twelfth Annual Colege of Engineering  Alumni Award Banquet

Left to Right Award Recipients: Dr. Philip L. Fioravante ( 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award and 2013 Claud R. Erickson Award )  Dr. Laura Genik, Eric Seger ( 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award ), Maura McDonald (2015 Distinguished Alumni Award) 

 Left to Right Award Recipients : Dr. Philip L. Fioravante ( 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award and 2013 Claud R. Erickson Award )
Dr. Laura J. Genik, Eric Seger ( 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award ), Maura McDonald (2015 Distinguished Alumni Award)

 

Dr. Laura Genik Director of Applied Engineering Sciences and Maura McDonald

Dr. Laura J. Genik, Director of Applied Engineering Sciences, and Maura McDonald, 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award 

Recipients of the Applied Engineering Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award, established in 2004, must have a distinguished career, evidenced by significant accomplishments; possess high standards of integrity that positively reflect on the prestige of the college and the university; be recognized for leadership in the community; and demonstrate support of the Applied Engineering Sciences program, the College of Engineering, and/or MSU. 

College of Engineering Claud R. Erickson Distinguished Alumni Award 

 

2013Philip L. Fioravante

Philip L. Fioravante
 
BS ’84, Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences

Philip L. Fioravante, PhD, is currently president, North America – Commercial, Global Quality,Procurement, and Program Management, with the Woodbridge Group, a $1.4 billion privately held Canadian company with 63 global facilities in 19 countries with a focus on developing and manufacturing urethane foam products for a wide range of end markets including transportation, healthcare,consumer products, and construction/ building.

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2016

 Anthony Messina 2016

Anthony Messina

BS '87, Engineering Arts/ Applied Engineering Sciences

Anthony A. Messina has held executive leadership positions in manufacturing, product engineering, sales, and mergers/ acquisitions, and has been responsible for profit and loss, top line growth, operational effectiveness, product development, and commercial management. He is currently vice president of Global Engineering for Borg Warner, a leading supplier of automotive powertrain technologies.

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2015

Maura McDonald

Maura Frances McDonald

BS ’87, Engineering Arts/Applied Engineering Sciences
 
Maura Frances McDonald is a supply chain professional with expertise in compliance, distribution, planning,customer service improvement, and purchasing.
 

2014 

Eric Seger  
Eric Seger CFP, MBA
 
BS ’94, Engineering Arts/Applied Engineering Sciences
 
Eric Seger is a principal at Integrated Capital Management. Prior to working in the financial and investment arenas, Eric worked his way up in the engineering field. He started a technical support engineer, was quickly promoted to sales engineer, and ultimately ascended to the role of program manager.
 
 2013
Randy Shacka  
Randy Shacka

BS ’04, Applied Engineering Sciences  

Randy Shacka is president of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK INTERNATIONAL, Inc., a franchised moving company based in Lansing, Michigan, which generated more than $260 million in 2012.

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2012

Michael W. Lamach, Sr.

Michael W. Lamach, Sr.  
 
BS ’85,  Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences

Michael W. Lamach is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, a $14 billion global diversified industrial company that advances the quality of life in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable, and efficient environments.

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 2011

Daniel McNulty

 

Daniel McNulty

BS ‘82,  Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences

 
Daniel McNulty is president of Rockwood Real Estate Advisors, a division of CW Financial Services (CW). A subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group, CW is a commercial real estate finance and investment management company focused on multifamily and healthcare lending, primary servicing, special servicing, investment management, and research and consulting services.
 

 2010

Ms. Donnie D. Haye

Donnie D. Haye

BS ’81,  Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences
 
Ms. Donnie D. Haye began her career with IBM as a product manager in Princeton, New Jersey. She held various marketing research positions before becoming a financial analyst for the high end server and storage businesses of IBM’s Asia Pacific Group,headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
 

 2009

Les L. Leone

 

  
Les L. Leone 
 
BA ‘68, Political Science, Public Administration

M
A ‘70, College Student Personnel Administration

PhD ‘74, Higher Education
Administration
 
Les L. Leone held almost every student service position in the College of Engineering over a 37-year span, bringing innovation and excellence to each.Les assisted more than 10,000 Spartan Engineers in the pursuit of their degrees and careers, mentored many staff members, and became known as a “walking encyclopedia of engineering academic history and university policies.”
 

 2008

Monte Falcoff

 

Monte L. Falcoff

BS ’86,Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences

Monte Falcoff’s illustrious career in engineering and law, along with his leadership and service to the College of Engineering, are the basis for his selection for the AES Distinguished Alumni Award. A principal and registered patent attorney at Harness Dickey and Pierce, PLC in Troy, Michigan.

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 2007

Steven J. Trecha

 



 
Steven J. Trecha
 
BS ’80, Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences
 
Steven J. Trecha is president and CEO of Integrated Strategies, Inc., a strategic sourcing, supply chain, and logistics consulting firm. Co-founded by Steve in 1990, the firm is the only operations consultancy that holds the state of  Michigan’s Quality Leadership Award.

2006

Daniel Brouse

 

Daniel Brouse

BS ’84, Engineering Arts/Applied Engineering Science.
 
Daniel Brouse grew up in Haslett, Michigan, and graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 1984 with a BS in engineering arts/applied engineering sciences. He earned his way through school as an orthopedic technician at Lansing General Hospital and received academic merit scholarships to assist with tuition.
 

2005
Jane Sydlowski

 

Jane E. Sydlowski

BS ’86, Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences

Jane Sydlowski has more than eighteen years’ experience in the telecommunications industry. She began as an engineer in the trunk engineering switched access department at Ameritech (formerly Michigan Bell)  in Southfield, Michigan.

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 2004  
Philip L. Fioravante

Philip L. Fioravante

BS ’84, Engineering Arts / Applied Engineering Sciences
 
Philip L. Fioravante, PhD, is currently president, North America – Commercial, Global Quality, Procurement, and Program Management, with the Woodbridge Group, a $1.4 billion privately held Canadian company with 63 global facilities in 19 countries with a focus on developing and manufacturing urethane foam products for a wide range of end markets including transportation, healthcare, consumer products, and construction/ building.