Modderman Selected as Walton College Employee of the First Quarter

Vinnie Modderman, Employee of the Quarter
December 1 , 2023  |  By Lori McLemore

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Vinnie Modderman, computer support specialist in the Technology Center, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business for the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which is given to employees who show superior customer service that enhances the image of the college above and beyond the scope of that employee’s job description.

Along with Modderman, Madalyn Donahue, administrative and program specialist for Executive Education; Olga Murcia, associate MBA director for MBA Programs; Nicole Pool, administrative support supervisor for the Department of Economics; Staci Sandquist, director of accounting for the Accounting Center; Lindsey Steiger-Muck, senior director for Walton Career Connections; and Hasnaini Wood, administrative support supervisor for the Department of Information Systems were nominated for their outstanding service to the college.

As the winner, Modderman receives a certificate of appreciation and a cash prize. Winners are chosen by Walton College’s Interim Dean Brent Williams, associate deans and the Walton College Events Committee.

Lori McLemoreSince 2013, Lori McLemore has served as the marketing and communications officer for the Sam M. Walton College of Business. In this role, she writes press releases and features articles to promote the work of students, faculty and staff. 

Prior to working at Walton College, she worked as the director of web strategy and operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the national headquarters for 3,500 Boys & Girls Clubs. She was part of the core team to establish an intranet site for Clubs around the globe and the public internet site for the national nonprofit located in Atlanta.

Lori holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Auburn University ... and loves BOTH the Arkansas Razorbacks (Woo Pig!!) and the Auburn Tigers (War Eagle!!)