ECE alumni Mary Peery, '84, and Dennis Peery, '71, have been named as joint recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Engineering. Mary and Dennis were presented with their award at the college’s Alumni Awards Dinner and Dance on April 16.
Mary is currently the senior vice president of Strategic Change Management for Hewlett Packard Company's Imaging and Printing Group. She joined Hewlett Packard in 1984 and throughout her career held senior-level positions in divisions that focused on mass storage, digital imaging, and other leading edge technologies.
Since her graduation from Colorado State University, Mary has remained actively involved with campus initiatives. She participated in the university’s diversity forums and the "Women in Technology Conference," at which she received the "Lifetime Contribution Award."
Dennis retired from Hewlett Packard in 2000 after serving 35 years in various roles throughout the company. He worked as an R&D engineer and also held management positions in the areas of manufacturing engineering, quality, customer satisfaction, and facilities. In addition to his degree from Colorado State University, he earned an associate's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Brigham Young University in 1965.
Mary and Dennis reside in Loveland, Colorado.