Mary Keller Ade

After graduation from Indiana University, Dr. Ade pursued a degree in medicine from Indiana University where she graduated cum laude. She was the assistant director of Fletcher Sanitorium in Indianapolis before returning to Lafayette in 1939, when she opened a medical practice with her husband. Dr. Ade remained active in medicine, retiring in 1987. During her career she delivered 3305 babies.

She was active in medical organizations, serving on state and local boards. She was also very involved in the community, serving as a board member and officer of many organizations, including her church, the Tippecanoe County Medical Society, the Indiana State Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the Pan-American Medical Women's Alliance, the Nu Sigma Phi medical sorority, the A.O.A. medical honorary, Altrusa International, and the Wesley Foundation Board. She is also a life member of Indiana University Alumni Association.

She received the 1962 Woman of the Year Award, sponsored by Business and Professional Women.

Paul L. Bergren

After graduating from Purdue University, Paul joined Exxon as an engineer. In 1977, he joined Ford Motor Company as a senior financial analyst. In 1980, he joined Ingersoll-Rand Company as Director of Budgeting and Analysis at its world headquarters in New Jersey. He was promoted to controller of the company's Centrifugal Compressor Division in Kentucky in 1982. He was appointed to vice-president and general manager of the division in 1989. In 1992, Paul was promoted to president of Ingersoll-Rand's Air Compressor Group and was also elected a vice-president of the Ingersoll-Rand Company.

Recognizing Paul's accomplishments on behalf of the Air Compressor Group in the world market place, the company appointed him president of Ingersoll-Rand Europe, Inc. in 1994, in addition to his positions as company vice-president and group president. Currently, Mr. Bergren is responsible for corporate staff activities, management of the Air Compressor Group's worldwide operations, and leadership of the company's overall operations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

James F. Riehle

After graduation from Purdue with a degree in economics, Mr. Riehle served in the United States Navy for four years, including 3 1/2 years aboard the Battleship Wisconsin during the Korean War.

After the war, he entered the field of politics, where he served as 6th District councilman for four years before being elected in November 1971 as the mayor of Lafayette.

Mr. Riehle has served as president of the Indiana North Central Mayors Roundtable, as the governor's appointee on the 77 Fund Advisory Board, as as a delegate of the Indiana Democratic Convention. In addition, he has been a member of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Executive Committee, the Indiana Labor-Management Committee for Police and Fire, and the Community Development Committee of the United States Conference of Mayors.

Mr. Riehle was mayor of Lafayette from 1971 until 1996, serving more terms than any other previously elected mayor.

Robert V. Rohrman

After graduation, Mr. Rohrman served two years in the army before returning to his hometown of Lafayette. He began his career in the automobile business working for a local Ford dealer for seven years before opening his own used car dealership in 1962. In 1969, he obtained his first new car franchise, Toyota. Today he is the owner and operator of the Bob Rohrman Automobile Dealerships, consisting of 23 new car franchises with sixteen separate dealerships in nine different market areas in Indiana and Illinois. He also owns his own advertising and training companies.

Mr. Rohrman represents his industry by serving on various stat and national boards. He actively supports community organizations in all the market areas of his business. In addition, he has established a foundation to help fund many charitable causes.

He was a finalist for the 1991 Indiana Entrepreneur of the Year.