College of Business

JMU Honors Business Alumni

by Karen Doss Bowman

Joseph Damico and John Rothenberger being honored at the 2017 Alumni Banquet

SUMMARY: College of Business (CoB) graduates John Rothenberger, '88, and Joseph Damico, '76, '77M, were honored at the 2017 Alumni Awards event.

Rothenberger, an entrepreneur who founded his first startup at age 26, is the 36th alumnus to receive the Carrier Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. He co-created and co-taught the CoB’s “Venture Creation” course.  

A former rector of the university’s Board of Visitors, Damico received the Inez Graybeal Roop (’35) Distinguished Alumni Service Award. He and his wife, Pamela, established the CoB’s first endowed chair--the Jackson E. Ramsey Eminent Scholars Centennial Chair--with a $1 million gift during the university’s Centennial Campaign. 

Congratulations to these distinguished graduates who have contributed so much to the College of Business!

Read more about them.

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Last Updated: Friday, March 31, 2017

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