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Alumna Named Among Washington Business Journal's `Women Who Mean Business'

Sarah E. NutterFAIRFAX, Va. – Ferris State University alumna Sarah E. Nutter, dean of the School of Business at George Mason University, was recognized among the Washington Business Journal’s “2014 Women Who Mean Business” award recipients.

Also a professor of Accounting at GMU, Nutter will be among a group of recipients who will be recognized at an awards banquet on Thursday, Nov. 13 in Washington, D.C.

Nutter, a senior scholar at Mason’s Mercatus Center, earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ferris, a Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Michigan State University and a Ph.D., also from MSU.

Nutter serves on the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business Accounting Accreditation Committee, is president of the Accounting Program Leadership Group of the American Accounting Association and sits on the board of the Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation. Before joining the GMU faculty, Nutter served as an Internal Revenue Service economist and as a faculty member, abroad, at the University of Maryland-Overseas Division in Germany.

The Washington Business Journal “2014 Women Who Mean Business” award recognizes the top influential women in the Washington D.C. region. Women from a range of industries and professions are nominated. Criteria for nominees includes having made a difference in their community, having blazed a trail for other women and leaving a mark on the region.