David Bruce McMahan’s Awards and Recognition

Bruce McMahan has received national and international recognition for his many charitable efforts. We list just a few here:

He was the second American to be awarded a distinguished Honorary Professorship by the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing. The award followed a year-long series of lectures on national business models. At the time the Chinese were looking at Japan’s Keiretsu model, while McMahan lectured on the small business model that is favored by American entrepeneurs for generating employment. Eventually China ended up following a model closer to the American one.

The Maryland State Board of Education passed a resolution recognizing his generous support and continuous commitment to disabled personsin the State of Maryland.

McMahan was also honored as Humanitarian of the Year from the Maryland Rehabilitation Association and has received the Maryland Governor’s Corporate Sponsorship Award.

He was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award by the President’s council on Service and Civic participation.

In 2003 he was awarded the Union Institute and University’s President’s Medal for Exemplary Service for his service to the university. David Bruce McMahan was recognized in 2008 with a Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Art For Soldiers Foundation for his years of service as Chairman of the Cristina Foundation, and especially for the dedicated commitment to the computer support program for veterans with special needs that was started in Texas in cooperation with AFS.