Leadership & Recognition
Johnson is proud of its highly accomplished alumni, and grateful for their leadership, support and demonstrated commitment to the Johnson community.
Engaged body of alumni, friends, and school leadership that provides guidance, financial support, and assistance to promote the objectives and strategic goals of the school.
Alumni volunteering their time to engage their fellow graduates on behalf of the Annual Fund.
Class leaders volunteering in support of their class campaigns and reunions.
The highest form of recognition the dean can confer, on behalf of the Johnson community.
These recognition awards honor outstanding alumni that make Johnson’s events and activities world-class, including regional clubs, reunions, Advisory Council, recruitment of students, teaching/mentoring of students, and placement of students. We depend on alumni to help in these and many other areas of alumni affairs.
This recognition award was created by the Black Graduate Business Association in honor of its first recipient, Wilbur Parker ’50, MBA ’50, the school’s first African American graduate. The award recognizes alumni who demonstrate outstanding professional achievement and commitment to their community.
The Distinguished Latino Alumni Award recognizes alumni for exceptional achievements and significant contributions to their professions, community, and society as a whole, for their demonstrated commitment to Johnson, and for promoting the advancement of Latinos in the business world.
The Out in Business Distinguished Alumni Award, established in 2019, recognizes alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to the LGBTQ+ community in business and society, attained outstanding professional achievement, and made a significant impact on the Cornell MBA community.