Chapter Honorees


  • Steve Degnan, La Salle Class of 1987. Chief Human Resources Officer of Nestlé Purina PetCare North America
  • Donna Massanova, La Salle Class of 2000. Partner, Baker Tilly LLC.


  • Elmer F. (Bud) Hansen, La Salle Class of 1958. President and CEO, Hansen Properties Incorporated
  • Daniel J. Ragone, CPA, La Salle Class of 1951. Daniel J. Ragone & Company (retired principal and founding partner)
    • BGS Meet the Leaders of Business program: Diego Calderin, President and co-founder of Anexinet Corporation


  • Marci Schankweiler, La Salle Class of 1990. President and founder of For Pete’s Sake
  • Brother Michael J. McGinniss, FSC, La Salle Class of 1970.  President of La Salle University 1999- 2014.
    • BGS Meet the Leaders of Business program: Stephen T. Zarrilli, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.


  • David P. Smeltzer, La Salle Class of 1980. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Aqua America, Inc.
  • Meg Kane, La Salle Class of 2003. Vice President, Brian Communications.
    • BGS Business Achievement Award: Louis Eccleston, President, S&P Capital IQ and Chairman of the Board, S&P Dow Jones Indices


  • Maureen Cumpstone, La Salle MBA Class of 2010. Owner/operator of Sorella Rose Bar & Grille
  • Robert Fabiszewski, La Salle Class of 1982. Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Portfolio Management, TRECAP Partners.


  • AmyLynn Flood, La Salle Class of 1995, Partner, Compensation Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Stephen T. Zarrilli, La Salle Class of 1983. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.


  • Terence J. Connors, La Salle Class of 1976. Partner, Pennsylvania Professional Practice, KPMG LLP
  • Edward J. Fierko, La Salle Class of 1963. Founder, EJF Associates
    • BGS Entrepreneurship Award: Diego Calderin, President, Anexinet Corporation 


  • Jennifer Zenszer Ngo, La Salle Class of 2001. Special Agent/Economic Crimes, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • James J. Smart, La Salle MBA Class of 1979. Founder, Smart and Associates LLP


  • Dean Henry, La Salle Class of 1986. Information Technology Principal, The Vanguard Group
  • Brother Joseph Willard, FSC, La Salle Class of 1964. Executive Assistant to the President, La Salle University
    • BGS Business Achievement Award: William Sautter, President and CEO, Elliott-Lewis Corporation


  • Nancy R. Kyle, La Salle MBA Class of 1980. Vice President, Investor Relations, PHH Corporation
  • John (Jack) Sullivan, La Salle Class of 1968. Chief Accounting Officer/Controller, Charming Shoppes, Inc.


  • Jeffrey Boyle, La Salle Class of 1988, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Joseph V. Weber, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
    • BGS Business Achievement: Thomas (Tim) J. Fitzpatrick, President and COO of Sallie Mae


  • Louis Eccleston, La Salle MBA Class of 1983. President, Global Sales, Marketing and Services, Thomson Financial
  • Thomas A. Leonard, La Salle Class of 1970. Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP


  • David Carberry, La Salle Class of 1974. Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Healthcare
  • Thomas (Tim) Fitzpatrick, La Salle Class of 1972, MBA 1981. President and Chief Operating Officer, Sallie Mae Inc.


  • Thomas J. Lynch, La Salle Class of 1962.  Vice President,  Rittenhouse Trust Company
  • John W. Turner, Jr., La Salle Class of 1969. President,  JWT Stores, Inc. 


  • John E. Glaser, La Salle Class of 1962. President of Stutz Candy Company
  • Robert E. Hanrahan, La Salle Class of 1975. Information technology consultant


  • J. Anthony Hayden, La Salle Class of 1967. President and CEO, Hayden Real Estate, Inc.
  • Carmen V. Romeo, La Salle Class of 1965. President, Advisory Group, SEI Investments


  • Robert J. Truitt. Vice President, Crown, Cork & Seal Company
  • Sharon B. Durham. Vice President, W.T. McGee and Associates


  • Rajiv L. Gupta. Chairman and CEO, Rohm and Haas Inc.
  • Richard J. Alexander, La Salle MBA 1979. Founder, Alexander Associates


  • James M. Lord, La Salle Class of 1966. Vice President, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Denise D. Malecki, La Salle Class of 1985. Partner, Accenture Consulting


  • Peter A. Martosella, Jr. La Salle Class of 1960. President, The Palmieri Company
  • Charles P. Pizzi, La Salle Class of 1972. President and CEO, Tasty Baking Company


  • Kathleen Burns, La Salle MBA 1979. Vice President & Treasurer, Ikon Office Solutions