Paul Georgy, president and CEO of Allendale Inc. in McHenry, was named as the 2013 College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumnus at Southern Illinois Univeristy - Carbondale.
Georgy received the honor at the annual All-Ag Banquet. He was recognized for his lifelong involvement in the agricultural industry, service to his community, and for his leadership as on the National Futures Association’s Board of Directors and achievements at Allendale, a worldwide agricultural advisory and brokerage firm which he cofounded in 1982.
The college has a record of recognizing an Outstanding Alumnus each year since 1960. Each of the recipients has been recognized for their esteemed leadership in their respective fields. Recipients have included entrepreneurs, educators, one of the founding members of the Illinois Soybean Association, and a former dean of the SIU College of Agricultural Sciences.