Gibbons Diversity Initiative presents quarterly Trendsetter Award

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From left are Luis J. Diaz, chief diversity officer of Gibbons P.C.; Michael Reuter, director of the Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development; and Patrick C. Dunican Jr., chairman and managing director of Gibbons P.C.

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Gibbons Diversity Initiative, an award-winning corporate initiative promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, has presented its Trendsetter Award to Michael M. Reuter, director of the Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development at Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business. GDI presented Reuter with the Trendsetter Award at its quarterly meeting at the Gibbons headquarters on March 18.

For more than 20 years, Reuter has been an executive coach and mentor who has cultivated many successful management initiatives. Through his efforts and leadership, the Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development was ranked the No. 1 Educational Leadership Program in the nation by for the past two years. Reuter has co-authored several papers and has had many engagements as a motivational speaker on the subject of leadership, including the weekly newsletter “Three Minute Leadership.” He has also taught human resources classes at Centenary College. Reuter is the board chairman for WitnessHOPE, executive chairman of the board of trustees of the Raise Hope Foundation, and a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Institutional Advisory Board. He is also president of Michael M. Reuter and Associates LLC, a leadership consulting firm.

“This is an important recognition of the extraordinary work of the Buccino Center in making Seton Hall and the Stillman School of Business a place where new generations of business leaders learn,” Reuter said in a release.