2015 Hall of Fame Inductee

Michael F. O'Donnell, '70, '04

2015 Alumni Award

     Michael F. O’Donnell has had a storied career and is consistently sharing his knowledge and achievements with the university’s students, faculty and alumni.
     O’Donnell became a partner at Arthur Andersen within 10 years, then became head of it’s World Oil & Gas Industry practice. In 2002, O’Donnell co-founded Protiviti. Currently, he is chairman of the board for Unitek Global Services.
     “As I think about my successes in the business world, it’s not about the money I earned or the deals I was part of; it is all about the people. I was fortunate to have successes that allowed me to create job and career opportunities for many, many people,” said O’Donnell, who in 2004 received an honorary doctor of commercial science degree from CMU. “CMU provided me a sound education, but it really taught me to do the best you can at everything you do.”