2015 Inductees

Academic Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees for 2015

Mary Colter Dillhof, M.D., M.S.: Class of 1998

B.S. in Biology & MD from University of Cincinnati, MS from The Ohio State University, General Surgery Residency at OSU, Fellow in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Works as an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgical Oncologist at OSU Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Center. Dr. Dillhof works at a teaching institution teaching medical students and residents as well as conducting research projects. Mary has won numerous awards for her research, her Residency, and most recently for her Fellowship. She is a member of the Association of Women Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology and the Association of Academic Surgery. In addition, she serves on the Clinical Quality & Patient Safety Committee. Outside of work, she coaches for a “Marathon in training” program and she has run in over 20 marathons along with participation in the 100 mile Pelotonia bicycle ride to raise funds for cancer research.

Brandon C. Painter, PE, CEM: Class of 1995

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toledo with focus in thermodynamics, fluid handling, heat transfer, participated in ASHRAE, Society of Automotive Engineers. AAE Certified Energy Manager, Plant Engineering License Prep at University of Dayton.

Works as Vice President at Peck Hannaford & Briggs Company after serving as Engineering Manager for many years. Brandon leads teams to design, construct projects from data processing centers to hospital research towers. He also directs the 3D modeling department which builds every system in a virtual model before they begin each project. Brandon is responsible for establishing a college co-op program at Peck Hannaford & Briggs working with students from universities in Ohio and Virginia. He is active in his children’s school, coaching baseball and basketball, he has sponsored and participated in charity fundraisers including Cincinnati Walks for Children’s, American Heart Association’s Mini-Marathon, Junior Achievement, Crayons to Computers Charity, Building Value Charity, and Goodwill.

Robert Ransbottom: Class of 1961

B.S. in Education from Taylor University, M.A. in Administration from Ball State, Certifications from Wright State-Lake Campus and University of Dayton. He is a retired administrator, teacher and coach and currently works part-time at Lee’s Ace Hardware in Customer Service.

Mr. Ransbottom was nominated “Citizen of the Year” in 1995 by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, serves as president of the Rockford Tree Commission since 2001, assists the Chamber with the town Christmas decorations for the past 20 years, served as treasurer of the Chamber of Commerce for 4 years, was an officer of the original Leota Braun Charitable Organization and served 8 years on the Parkway Local School Board – Vice President for 4 of the 8 years. He is also active in his church serving as a youth leader, usher, Sunday school teacher and on the Church Board.