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Citadel News Service
5 Nov 2010

1982 graduate named School of Business Alumnus of the Year

For his volunteer work and support of The Citadel School of Business Administration, Jack R. Krapf, Class of 1982, has been named the school’s Alumnus of the Year for 2010.

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Jack R. Krapf

"Jack has been instrumental in the growth of our business school, serving on our School of Business Administration Advisory Board and giving of his time and resources as a dedicated volunteer,” said Ron Green, dean of the School of Business. “Jack has been particularly active in bringing his expertise in the financial services area into the classroom, speaking to students and playing an important role in our career visioning series.”      
 The School of Business Alumnus of the Year Award is given annually to honor a graduate who has enjoyed success and made significant contributions to the community through the principles of integrity, fairness and concern for others.
 
As a cadet Krapf studied accounting and finance. He received his Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.  Krapf has more than 25 years experience in the financial services industry, having practiced public accounting before entering the investment industry.  He has been with Merrill Lynch since August 2008 where he is responsible for many areas of investment and financial management. The Krapf Group of Merrill Lynch consults and advises corporations, foundations, athletes, and high net worth families.
 
Krapf, who lives in Macon, Ga., currently is a university guest lecturer and serves or has served on many boards including The Mayor’s Commission for a New Macon, The Mayor’s Advisory Commission,  Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Middle Georgia Children’s Museum, Chamber of Commerce,  Youth Leadership Middle Georgia, Mayor’s Workforce Development Council, Sha’arey Israel Synagogue, Federation of Middle Georgia Jewish Charities, Macon Volunteer Clinic, and the ALS Association of Georgia. 
 
Krapf is a former trustee of the City of Macon, Georgia’s general employee pension fund and is a member of Who’s Who International Business, Who’s Who Southeastern Business, the Contemporary Who’s Who, America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals. He was selected as one of 2,000 Outstanding Intellectuals Of The 21st Century by Cambridge University and was featured in the book “The Trust Equation” by Steven Drozdeck and Lyn Fisher, in which he offered his investment and business philosophies.
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