Norman G. Fornella
P Family: Sons, Todd and Ryan.
Occupation: Executive vice president and chief financial officer, Dick Corp., Jefferson Hills.
Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting and finance, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1970; master's degree in business administration, Duquesne University, 1977; also is a certified public accountant in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Background: Broad range of experience in finance, operations, engineering and construction, and in the telecommunications and manufacturing industries; served more than 20 years in executive positions, including as executive vice president and CFO at Morse Diesel International in New York City before joining Dick Corp. in 2004. Dick is a major construction, construction management, design-build and environmental services firm that ranks as one of the nation's top 60 contractors.
Noteworthy: Presented with the Outstanding Business Professional award at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Alumni Awards program.
Quote: "Considering the long list of highly qualified candidates that the Indiana University of Pennsylvania could have selected, it was a great honor to receive this award."