Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected corporate finance executive Rick T. Dillon as one of its newest members, according to a press release from the university.
Dillon is a 1993 alumnus of the College of Business Administration.
Marquette trustees serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve for a maximum of 12 years; they are volunteers and are not compensated for their service.
Dillon is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Enerpac Tool Group Corp. He joined the premier industrial tools and services company in December 2016. Dillon previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Century Aluminum Co. after a stint as vice president of finance for global surface mining group and vice president–controller and chief accounting officer at Joy Global which now operates as Komatsu Mining. He was also awarded Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2019 CFO of the Year Award.
Dillon is a cum laude graduate of Marquette’s Honors Program and the College of Business Administration with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. A Milwaukee native and a graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools, Dillon serves on the board of directors for College Possible Milwaukee — a national organization dedicated to making college admission and success possible for low income and underrepresented students. He is also a member of the Marquette College of Business Administration Leadership Council.