Harmon AutoGlass President Receives 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award from MSU, Mankato

Scott E. Leiferman, president and owner of Harmon AutoGlass, has received the 2005 Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Minnesota State University, Mankato, the University has announced.

Leiferman received the award at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony Friday, April 22, in Midwest Wireless Civic Center.

The award is presented to MSU graduates 35 years old or younger who have reached personal and/or professional achievements early in their careers, have had a positive impact on communities and show promise for continued success.
Leiferman started his career as an Amoco management trainee, operating three stores in the Minneapolis area. He soon became national sales representative for Novus, an auto glass repair and replacement company, and was promoted to national sales manager.

In 1998 he founded Career Advisors Inc., a national professional recruitment firm specializing in high-quality sales, marketing, business management and finance candidates. In five years he built the business to one of the top-recruiting firms in Arizona and Minnesota.

Harmon AutoGlass is a privately-held independent glass repair and replacement company in Minnesota, with $16 million in annual revenue at 24 locations. In January 2004, Harmon integrated its operations with Glass Doctor, becoming a part of its nationwide franchise organization.

Leiferman volunteers with the Fiesta Bowl committee in Phoenix, the Matt Burke Foundation, Children's Cancer Fund and other organizations. He earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing from MSU in 1994.

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