- Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows (1985)
Richard W. Strain was the president and CEO of Verigen and Eli Lilly & Co. He also has served as the president and CEO of Heart Rhythm Technologies Inc.; vice president of business development for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Division; division president of Eli Lilly Medical Instrument Systems Division; president and chief executive officer of Cardiac Pacemakers Inc.; and president of Eli Lilly Japan and president of Eli Lilly South Africa.
He graduated with a B.S. and M.B.A. from Indiana University in 1963 and 1964 respectively. Strain was inducted into the Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows in 1985.