Brian J. Lipke, chairman of Gibraltar Steel Corp. in Buffalo, will receive Canisius College's Business Executive of the Year award Tuesday at an awards dinner.
Lipke serves on the board of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority and is chairman of the board of trustees of the Pension and Welfare Fund of United Auto Workers Local 55.
Also at the dinner, Victor J. Rutecki, president of the Rutecki Agency, will receive the Dr. Bernard L. Martin Award for distinguished graduates of the college's master of business administration program.
Gerald S. Rosenfelder, associate professor of management and marketing, will be recognized as the 1997 Dr. Donald Calvert Outstanding Professor, for teachers in the business school.
The awards program, sponsored by the Council to the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center.