Thomas J. Buck


Z.G. Clevenger Award (2011)
B.A., 1976; M.B.A., 1978


Tom Buck is a three-time letterman IU linebacker, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in 1976. He also earned an MBA from IU, eventually becoming the senior vice president of investments at Merrill Lynch; with $875 million under management, he was named 2010's top money manager in Indiana by Barron's magazine, the latest accolade in a career full of accolades.

Tom remains an avid supporter of the Hoosier football team, though his passion for IU is also reflected in other areas; serving as a member of the College's Dean's Advisory Board, and his generous donations to, among other areas, the Buck Family Scholarship, Fine Arts, Theatre and Drama, and Athletics.