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Umberto Fedeli receives honorary doctorate Umberto P. Fedeli was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during commencement 2011 in recognition of his business and community leadership. Fedeli is president and chief executive officer of The Fedeli Group, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in Ohio and multi-year recipient of Weatherhead 100’s list of the fastest growing companies in northeast Ohio. As a believer in servant leadership, Fedeli contributes much of his personal

time and energy to a variety of civic and charitable causes. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Board of Trustees of John Carroll University. He is also a trustee of the Cleveland Foundation and chairman of the Cleveland chapter of Legatus, an international organization of Catholic CEOs. Fedeli has received numerous national and local awards in recognition of his service. He is most proud, however, of his family, including his wife, Maryellen, and their five children.

Michael Victor receives honorary doctorate President Michael T. Victor was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at commencement 2011 in recognition of his many accomplishments during the first five years of his presidency.

Victor began his presidency at Lake Erie College on July 1, 2006. Since that time, he has achieved unprecedented success in fundraising; launched new majors; developed the athletics program to include 23 varsity sports competing in NCAA Division II; led the College to record enrollment for five consecutive years; and

achieved superior national rankings and international brand awareness. Victor has become a recognized leader in the fields of independent higher education and business. He has launched student and community involvement programs and led campus capital improvements, including the construction of the state-ofthe-art Austin Hall of Science and the learning center at the George M. Humphrey Equestrian Center. He serves on the board of directors of the Holden Arboretum, United Way of Lake County, Lake National Bank and Gas Natural, Inc.

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Fall 2011 Magazine  

Lake Erie College Magazine, Fall 2011 issue

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