YSU Williamson College Honors Outstanding Alumni Oct. 8

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Warren P. Williamson Jr. College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will hold its 25th Annual WCBA Alumni Banquet Oct. 8 at Williamson Hall on the YSU campus.

The reception begins at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:45 p.m. College highlights and the presentation of awards will follow. Banquet reservations can be made online by Sept. 24.

Recipients of 2021 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Awards are:

Outstanding Business Alumnus, Joseph Caruso, BS ’89, MBA ’05: Caruso is president and CEO of Compass Family and Community Services, a nonprofit social service agency in the Mahoning Valley. With more than 20 years of business operation experience, he leads a staff of over 300 at 12 locations and manages a $13 million budget.

Outstanding Business Alumna, Janice Jasinski, BSBA ’92, CPA, CFE, CGMA: Jasinski is a principal at Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic, where she specializes in the accounting and auditing field. She is a certified fraud examiner and provides litigation support and forensic accounting services. She also holds the chartered global management accountant designation and provides advisory services to closely-held businesses.

Outstanding Recent Alumnus, Jonathon Fauvie, BSBA ’12, MPH: Fauvie recently started a new position as senior community affairs specialist with Medical Mutual. Fauvie spent the last 11 years at Bon Secours Mercy Health where his duties grew to leading the public relations efforts for 17 hospitals across Lima, Lorain, Springfield, Toledo and Youngstown, as well as Greenville, South Carolina.

Outstanding Recent Alumnus, Lamar Salter, BA ’11, MA’13: Salter is a producer at CNN for the digital productions team. Before starting at CNN, he previously worked as a senior producer at the nonprofit advocacy organization, Global Citizen, and the digital business news site, Business Insider. He also worked as an associate producer at CBS News, NBC News, and WFMJ. While obtaining his degree Lamar worked for The Jambar Student Newspaper as a reporter, features editor, and eventually managing editor.

Sponsorships from area businesses and organizations for the 2021 WCBA Alumni Banquet as of September 8, 2021, include: 898 Marketing; Covelli Enterprises; HD Davis CPAs, LLC; Garry and Wanda Mrozek Family Foundation; Nohra Consulting Services, LLC; Packer Thomas; PNC Bank; SSB CPAs; Vallourec Star; Dr. Ron Volpe & Judith Volpe; Payroll Pros, LLC; Bodine Perry; Stifel; Donald & Barbara Graham; Hunter-Stevens Land Title Agency, Ltd, and Sherman Creative Promotions.

For more information, contact the Office of the Dean in the Williamson College of Business Administration/YSU at 330-941-3064.

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