Distinguished Alumni Awards
John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award
Scott Chakan - 2014
Scott Chakan graduated from Indiana University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation from the School of Public Health-Bloomington. An accomplished and creative leader, Scott Chakan has demonstrated exemplary leadership credentials that cut across many industries. These include entrepreneurial businesses engaged in financial services, wholesale distribution, technology, investment management, manufacturing and professional services. An innovative, conceptual thinker, he has nearly 15 years experience as an executive, business adviser, strategic planner, execution management specialist and leader to highly driven entrepreneurial organizations and their teams.
Mr. Chakan has advised hundreds of business owners across the United States, and has assisted in developing unique sales distribution and training programs for various industries over the past decade, as well as, other processes centered on sales, sales management, operational excellence and corporate finance to help business owners significantly expand the value of their businesses and develop strong, inspired successful teams.
Mr. Chakan currently serves as the Director of Operations for Cassady Neeser & Brasseur a member of The Horton Group, Inc. and is involved in many community organizations including the Indiana University Foundation and Indiana University Varsity Club. Scott also serves as a current member of the School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean’s Alliance Board.