2014 Greek Hall of Fame Inductees

2014 Inaugural Inductees
April 18, 2014

Steve ChaddickSteve W. Chaddick
Phi Kappa Tau

EE '72, MSEE '82

Steve is the president and founder of Ridgewood Advisors, LLC a boutique M&A and investment advisory firm focused on the energy, commodities and infrastructure sectors. He is a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, serving many roles within the local and national organization. Steve currently serves as the House Corporation president, sits on the chapter’s Board of Governors and serves on the Phi Kappa Tau Foundation Board of Trustees. In addition to his fraternity commitments, Steve serves Georgia Tech as the Chair of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Chair of the GT Alumni Association Board of Trustees. He also remains active on the College of Engineering Advisory Board, the Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees, and the Georgia Tech Research Corporation.


Kathleen DayKathleen Day
Alpha Delta Pi
IM '78

Kathie is the president of Kathleen Day and Associates, a firm focused on building livable, sustainable homes that are energy efficient. She is a special member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, having been one of the founding members of the chapter at Georgia Tech in 1977. Kathie currently serves Georgia Tech as Trustee for the Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees, and is a Life Member of the Alexander-Tharpe Fund. Kathie and her family established the Cecil B. Day Program in Business Ethics at Georgia Tech to recognize her father’s belief that “You cannot be a success without being successful in the right way.” Her commitment to the Atlanta community is evidenced through her profession and continued philanthropic involvement.                  


Gary T JonesGary T. Jones
Sigma Nu
MGT '71

Gary is a retired Wall Street businessman and a current professor in the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. He is widely known for his classroom teachings and even more so for his career development coaching of his students. Gary is a firm believer in giving back to Georgia Tech and to Sigma Nu. He sits as the Vice Chair of the Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees, where he has served for many years. Gary donates time and resources into the student experience at Tech. He has established the Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones executive learning center at Scheller, and has an entry gate of Bobby Dodd Stadium named for his generosity. Within Sigma Nu, Gary continues to work with the Alumni Association and regularly attends chapter meetings at the fraternity house.


Benton MathisBenton J. Mathis, Jr.
Phi Delta Theta
IM '81

Ben is founding partner of Freeman, Mathis & Gary, LLC, a prominent Atlanta law firm. He is a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, having served as the chair of the Greek Alumni Council and currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Scheller College of Business Advisory Board. Outside of Phi Delta Theta and Georgia Tech, he serves as the Chairman of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the State of Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He also sits on the executive cabinet for the Cobb County United Way. Professionally, Ben holds many accolades and has served as President of the President of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.


Liz Harriss YorkK. Elizabeth Harriss York
Alpha Gamma Delta
Arch '90, M Arch '95

As a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, Liz has served as a chapter advisor, a national committee chair, and the Director of Chapter Development. Currently, Liz serves on the sorority’s International Council as the Vice President of Extension, working to bring the sorority to campus across North America. She also assists with recruitment activities at the Georgia Tech chapter house each fall semester. Professionally, Liz works as the Chief Sustainability Officer at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, having been in that role since 2008. Through her initiatives, Liz works to increase employee involvement in sustainability practices, to support a healthier environment, higher quality of work-life, and more efficient operations.

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