- IPFW Ralph E. Broyles Medal (2011)
- Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
BIOGRAPHYTom Cottrell received his B.S. in Business and Accounting from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in 1982. He attained the partnership level at Baird, Kurtz & Dobson in 1997 and was named Managing Partner of the Fort Wayne, Indiana Area office in 2002.
Cottrell is the Chairman of the Doermer School of Business' Business Advisory Council.
In 2011, Cottrell was named one of the recipients for the IPFW Alumni Association's Ralph E. Broyles Medal for his commitment to IPFW, the Richard T. Doermer School of Business, and the Accounting and Finance Department.