Retired bank executive is named UofL’s Alumnus of the Year


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Daniel Ulmer, owner of the Louisville Bats baseball franchise and former chairman and CEO of PNC Bank, Kentucky, has been named by the University of Louisville Alumni Association as 2011 Alumnus of the Year.

    The 1955 graduate is a former chairman of UofL’s Board of Trustees and has been an adviser and mentor to the university’s College of Business. He also has been active in the community, serving in leadership roles for organizations such as the Metro United Way, Operation Brightside, Fund for the Arts, Metro Parks and the Chamber of Commerce.

    The UofL Alumni Association will honor Ulmer along with 10 Alumni Fellows at an Oct. 27 banquet at the Galt House. For more information on Ulmer and the other honorees see

    Cindy Hess
    Cindy Hess has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and investor relations, including more than a decade at UofL. She is "sort of" retired but happy to come back to the Office of Communications and Marketing to help with special projects and assignments.