Outstanding Young Alumnus Awards

Two Shippensburg University John L. Grove College of Business graduates are recipients this year of the university's Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. The College of Business recipients are James L. Dailey, Class of 1997; Rebecca Quinter Finkenbinder, Class of 1997

The awards were to be presented Dec. 19 during the university's Winter Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony in Heiges Field House, but that ceremony was cancelled due to the major snowstorm that affected the region.

James L. Dailey '97

DaileyDailey, of Camp Hill, served with  Fulton Bank as a financial advisor before he joined niche with TEAM Financial Managers in Harrisburg in 1999 as a financial advisor and quickly moved to portfolio manager in 2001. In 2005 he was named co-owner and chief investment officer where he is actively involved in the day-to-day management and strategic planning of the firm and is responsible for the overall investment philosophy, portfolio management, and research and trading for client investment accounts. He earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2003.

He is a member of the John L. Grove College of Business Advisory Board at Shippensburg University and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region board including the finance committee and volunteering as a Big Brother. He earned a bachelor of science in business administration degree in 1997.


Rebecca Quinter Finkenbinder '97

Finkenbinder, of Palmyra, was elevated into some exclusive ranks in 2008 after being named a Rising Star by Law and Politics. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state receive this honor that is published in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars Edition magazines. She is an associate with McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC and practices in its intellectual property and food industry practice groups. She focuses on all aspects of trademark and copyright law and extends into franchise matters and advertising.

She is a member of Woman of Wardrobe, Dress for Success of South Central Pennsylvania, Women in the Profession committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and serves on the board of Sales & Marketing Executives International Central Pennsylvania Chapter. She earned her bachelor of science in business administration degree in 1997 before earning her master of business administration degree from Temple and her law degree from Dickinson School of Law. She is married to Travis Finkenbinder, also a 1997 Shippensburg graduate. She and Travis own Rothermel Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Palmyra.