2020 C Club Awards
Introducing the 2020 C Club Persons of the Year: Anne O’Hanian Szostak ’72 and Michael Szostak ’72
Above: Join C Club member Rashad Randolph ’02 for an in-depth interview with this year’s C Club Persons of the Year award winners, Anne O’Hanian Szostak and Michael Szostak.
The 2020 C Club Persons of the Year, Anne O’Hanian Szostak ’72 and Michael Szostak ’72 have made remarkable contributions to countless organizations including Colby College. Anne, a trustee emerita, had a successful career over 31 years at FleetBoston Financial Group (now Bank of America), was the first woman named chairman of the Boys and Girls Club of America, and has given her time and skill to multiple projects, including a major campaign at Providence’s Womens & Infants Hospital. Michael is an accomplished sports writer, retired from the Providence Journal where he worked for over 36 years. During his incredible career, he covered everything from high school sports to the Olympics. Their shared passion for volunteerism and civic engagement inspired them to make a groundbreaking gift to Colby to establish the O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Engagement. This program supports the work students are doing to make contributions to the community by helping connect them to local organizations and build leadership skills.
Introducing the 2020 C Club Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award Winner: Brian O’Halloran ’93
Above: Join C Club member Rashad Randolph ’02 for an in-depth interview with this year’s C Club Carl Nelson Sports Achievement award winner, Brian O’Halloran.
Brian O’Halloran ’93, general manager of the Boston Red Sox and Colby “Home Opener” panelist, is the 2020 Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award winner. Honoring a Colby person for achievement in the athletic world, this award was first presented in 1988 to Carl Nelson. Brian began his career in baseball as an intern with the San Diego Padres and joined the Boston Red Sox as a baseball operations assistant in 2002. Brian is the 13th person to hold the General Manager title in Red Sox team history. Before working in baseball, Brian spent two years in Tbilisi, Georgia, studying ethnic conflict, and three years in Moscow, Russia, supervising business operations for an international logistics company.