One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

by Ella Smith, Student Public Relations Writer

In the world of finance, Larry Burkett was an inspirational leader who provided sage investment advice to individuals through his books and radio program. For Jason Alexander, Larry Burkett was a legend.  When Kingdom Advisors awarded the prestigious Larry Burkett Award to Alexander at its annual conference in Orlando, Florida, he was truly honored and humbled.

Jason Alexander“Larry Burkett’s books and radio program were a staple in our home growing up,” said Alexander, a Managing Director for Merrill Wealth Management in Pittsford, New York.  “To fast forward 35 years later and receive the Larry Burkett Award is an incredible honor.”    

“Jason has exemplified leadership throughout his career,” said Dr. John Tarwater, Professor of Finance at Cedarville University.  “In addition to which, has been invested in Cedarville, regularly seeking ways to network with our students in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business.”

Alexander noted that his passion for investing in Cedarville students stems from how his own experiences at Cedarville shaped him for the better. “I’m eternally grateful for the investment Cedarville and the business professors made in my life,” said Alexander. “Cedarville is a place where I experienced tremendous growth spiritually and academically, laying the foundation for both my life and career.”

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