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Three alumni from SDSU’s Fowler College of Business were honored during the 2017 Monty Awards held on the SDSU campus on October 8.

The Monty Awards are presented each year by the university’s Alumni Association to distinguished alumni from each of SDSU’s colleges who have made significant contributions to the university or the community at-large.

For 2017, three alumni from the Fowler College of Business were honored with Monty Awards. They are:

Christine Probett (’97, EMBA) – Christine Probett, who also has degrees from SDSU in social science and engineering was honored by the College of Arts and Letters. She is an award-winning and highly respected lecturer and student advisor in the Fowler College of Business and Weber Honors College. She also served as the assistant dean for student affairs and headed the business advising center for the Fowler College of Business from 2012- 2014. 

Fowler College of Business dean Lance Nail with award recipients Mark Snell, Christine Probett and Bill Earley

From left: Lance Nail, Mark Snell, Christine Probett and Bill Earley


Mark Snell (’80, accountancy) – Mark Snell was honored by the Fowler College of Business. He was the former chair of the advisory board for the college and he has been frequent visitor to MBA and Executive MBA course taught at SDSU. He recently retired as the president of Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 200 company, where he worked for 17 years.

Bill Earley
 (’86, finance) – Bill Earley was honored with this year’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award. This dedicated Aztec is only the person to have served as the president of the SDSU Alumni Association, Associated Students and the Aztec Club. He recently joined West Health as chief administrative officer and general counsel after a three-year tenure as CEO for the American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties.