2015 Inductees

Andrea Archibald class of 2005

A shop-local entrepreneur whose three Simply Vague stores allow even the smallest business owners a chance to sell their products alongside large retailers. Shortly after graduation, she assumed a position at M/I Homes as a receptionist, moved into an executive assistant role and then onto sales. Andrea has become a key player in the shop local movement by facilitating opportunities that include retail locations, local shopping events, promotion and publicity for more than 275 local Ohio small businesses. At 27 she was the youngest inductee to be named among Columbus’ Forty Under 40.

Jim Link

Retired director of Dublin Youth Athletics after 32 years. Jim has played an integral role of the development of thousands of children in the Dublin community. Grand Leprechaun for the City of Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in 1998, Jim helped raise more than $2 million to make improvements to baseball fields at Darree. Jim has worked as a private practice actuarial consultant for the past 22 years and was previously the Chief Actuary and Senior Vice President of Actuarial Service for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Chief Financial Officer and treasurer for Community Life Insurance Company.

William Loveland class of 1973

After receiving his MBA, William discovered his love for law in graduate school and earned his legal degree. He started off as an associate in the local offices of a prestigious national firm then joined his father’s practice after a few years. William took on a number of pro bono cases while at Loveland & Brosius, giving countless hours of his expertise free of charge. A case he began litigating in 2001 for a bread ministry earned Loveland praise from Barack Obama in the form of a President’s Call to Service Award.

Chris Quinn class of 2002

After graduation Chris Quinn attended the University of Notre Dame where he was recruited to play basketball. He led the team in scoring his senior year and was an Academic All-American. Quinn graduated with his Business degree before playing basketball in the NBA. Chris played in 246 games with the NBA before becoming an assistant coach with the Miami Heat. Quinn also gives back much of his time to Dublin students both on the court and in the classroom, inspiring and motivating them to reach their goals.

Jessica Wilt class of 1995

Jessica is now an arts education advocate, educator, writer and communications professional living in New York City who challenges others to make a difference. She credits her band director Jeff Keller, Ph.D, for teaching her skills that contribute to her success; discipline, impeccable timing, learning how to listen and think creatively. Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in modern dance from the University of South Florida and a master’s in choreography from The Ohio State University. In 2013, Jessica founded ArtsEdTechNYC, an innovative platform for artists, educators and technology enthusiasts.

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