Business School hosts leadership discussion and awards banquet
The Citadel School of Business Administration will induct three new members into the Hall of Fame Thursday and honor a fourth with the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award.
The invitation-only awards banquet will be preceded by a panel discussion on leadership and ethics led by the inductees at 1 p.m., Thursday in Duckett Hall Auditorium. The panel discussion is free and open to the public.
The three prominent Leaders of Principle being inducted into the Business Hall of Fame this year are:
• Joseph P. Riley, Jr., was first elected mayor of Charleston in 1975. Riley is currently serving his eighth term. Under his leadership, Charleston has become recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States.
• Edward T. Pendarvis is the chairman of Sunbelt Business Advisors Network, LLC, the largest small business brokerage network in the world with more than 350 offices in the United States and 11 foreign countries.
• W. Hayne Hipp is the founder of the Liberty Fellowship, a two-year program of seminars and service projects which he conducts in partnership with the Aspen Institute and Wofford College. The Liberty Fellowship is designed to identify and sustain values-added leadership in and for the state of South Carolina.
Sallie L. Krawcheck will receive the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award. A native of Charleston, Krawcheck is chairman and chief executive officer for Citi Global Wealth Management and is responsible for The Citi Private Bank, Citi Investment Research and Citi Smith Barney which make up one of the largest research and wealth management businesses in the world with nearly $1.4 trillion in client assets.
Also at Thursday’s ceremony, 40 students, who have achieved academic excellence, will be inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society.