Early Career Achievement Awards (ECAA) recognize younger graduates who have demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership, the potential for future distinction, and a commitment to serving others. One honoree is selected from each degree program. They return to campus to receive their award and share advice with current students through panel discussions during Homecoming celebrations at Illinois State University.

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Early Career Achievement Award recipients:

  • Erika Anderson ’03, Human Resource Management
  • Ryan Bolen ’08, Business Information Systems
  • Lacy Bugielski ’06, Business Teacher Education
  • Jim Durante ’01, Business Administration
  • Matt Eickhoff ’03, International Business
  • Timothy Ervin ’09, Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Ryan Fiala ’04, Entrepreneurship, ’06 MBA
  • Anna (Trefil) Frazier ’06, Integrated Marketing Sequence
  • Lyndy Januszewski ’06, Accountancy
  • Blake Kuppersmith ’02, Insurance
  • Joshua Mlynarcik ’04, Marketing
  • Tim Pantaleone ’07, Finance
  • Adam Redenius ’04, Organizational Leadership
  • Matt Ritter ’99, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Chrisa Romanello ’05, Professional Sales