College award

Noel Chitwood

Business executive Noel Chitwood (FIN '80), of Summerfield, N.C., received Pamplin's 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award during the college's commencement ceremony in May. The college created the award in 1990 to honor alumni for outstanding career accomplishments and contributions to the college.

Chitwood, who has a 20-year career in commercial banking, is president of furniture manufacturer LacquerCraft Hospitality. He has been a member of the Pamplin Advisory Council since 2003 and is a past chair. He has served on the hospitality and tourism management department's advisory board since 2002 and recently served on the dean search committee.


Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Magazine Fall 2013

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