Alumni News: John, Repass
Sharon Price John (BS/AD ’86) and her Build-A-Bear Workshop Team were named to the Fortune magazine 2016 list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Fortune rated Build-A-Bear as the 45th Best Company to Work for in 2016 compared to its rank of 59th in 2015.
R.L. Repass & Partners, Inc. was named by Inc. magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing, privately held companies in the US in 2015. The firm specializes in marketing research and consulting for Fortune 500 companies. Rex Repass (MS/C&I ’77) is founder and CEO of the Cincinnati firm.
Alumna, Build-A-Bear CEO Sharon Price John to Get Hileman Award
Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. and a proven expert in corporate turnarounds, will receive the 2014 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award from UT’s College of Communication and Information at its awards and scholarship donor appreciation banquet on Friday, November 14.
The banquet is being held in conjunction with the college’s fall 2014 Board of Visitors meeting.
“Sharon Price John has a remarkable ability to innovate, manage change, and turn around corporations,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. “In recognition of her many accomplishments as a leading business executive, we are proud to present her with the college’s highest … Read more “Alumna, Build-A-Bear CEO Sharon Price John to Get Hileman Award”