Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have displayed dedication and achievement in service to their community, profession, and alma mater.
Recipients are selected by an alumni board. Nominations may be submitted to the School of Management Alumni Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards
David R. Jones (BSBA ’86)
David Jones is Co-Founder, President, and CEO of CastleOak Securities, a leading boutique investment bank that provides sales and trading, capital markets, and financial advisory services.
Mr. Jones has volunteered his time to speak about investment banking at the School of Management’s Feld Career Center, has been a long-time sponsor of the undergraduate Finance Club’s Mentoring Luncheon in New York City, and has hosted students at his office to provide guidance on careers in finance. He is also a member of the School of Management Annual Fund Leadership Giving Society.
Arnold M. Karp (BSBA ’81)
Arnold Karp is the founder of Karp Associates, a building firm specializing in distinguished custom homes and diverse and historical renovations. He is also co-founder of Insight Laboratories, a consumer products testing company with offices in New York and Singapore.
Mr. Karp is an active civic leader, serving on several community boards, such as the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, for which he was also president and head of the Finance Committee; the New Canaan Community YMCA; and the Town of Canaan Long-Range Planning Team, among others. Mr. Karp is a 2010 Moffly Media “Light a Fire Award” winner for his community service. He is also a gracious supporter of the School of Management, having established the Karp Fund for Excellence in Entrepreneurship at the School as well as hosting alumni receptions in Connecticut.