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Burkhart is Distinguished Accounting Alumnus

Renda Burkhart

Renda Burkhart, 1976 alum of the UT College of Business Administration, has earned the 2012 Distinguished Accounting Alum Award from the college’s Department of Accounting and Information Management. Burkhart is the founder and president of Burkhart and Company, P.C., an accounting firm that offers financial, accounting, and tax consulting and compliance services to entrepreneurs and individuals.

UT College of Business Honors Alumni Haslam, Baron, Safavi

The College of Business Administration has honored three alumni and one organization for their extraordinary commitment to the college, their professions, and their community. James A. Haslam III, president and CEO of Pilot Flying J, was honored as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Bob Baron, founder, president and CEO of Baron Services Inc., received the Entrepreneur of the Year award. Ali Safavi, executive director of international business for the Walt Disney Company, was honored as the Outstanding Young Alumnus. BB&T was named the Outstanding Corporate Partner.

UT Alumni Board of Directors Honors Outstanding Alumni

UT Knoxville’s alumni board of directors honored some of its most outstanding members in a gala held Friday, September 9, at the Marriott in downtown Knoxville. Four people were honored as distinguished alumni for their years of service and great personal and professional success.

UT Alumni Board of Directors Honor Outstanding Alumni

The alumni board of directors at UT Knoxville honored 12 of its most outstanding members in a gala held Friday, Sept. 10, at the Marriott in downtown Knoxville. Four people were honored as distinguished alumni for their years of service and great personal and professional success.