Board of Trustees

Shearon Bio

Howard L. Shearon

Personal Information

  • Spouse: May
  • Children: Gail, Stewart
  • Grandchildren: Adam, Christopher


  • B.S., Accounting, Butler University, 1961

Current Profession

Retired Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, Indianapolis, IN

Honors and Awards

  • Butler Medal, 1996
  • Executive Women International Service Award, 1996
  • ICPA's Civic Achievement Award, 1996
  • AICPA Civic Achievement Award Nominee, 1997
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Honorary Member, 1999

Current Professional/Civic Activities

  • Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, Board Member/Chairman of Audit Committee/Member of Executive Committee
  • Brickyard Crossing Foundation, Vice President and Director
  • Board of Trustees, Butler University
  • United Way of Indiana - Member Capital Needs Committee

Professional/Organizational Memberships

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • FLMI
  • IASA
  • Skyline Club
  • Highland Golf and Country Club
  • Columbia Club

Past Professional/Civic Activities

  • First Assurance Bancorp, Board Member/Chairman of Audit Committee/Member Executive Committee
  • Assistant professor of Auditing class at Butler University, 1998-2002
  • College of Business Administration, Board of Visitors, Butler University/past chairman
  • Kidney Foundation, Board of Directors and Treasurer
  • Butler University, Chairman Ovid Butler Society, 1991-1993
    • Chaired Annual Fund, Presidents Club in 1980's
    • Former Member of Advisory Committee to College of Business
    • Member of the Commission for the Future of Butler University
    • Served on Annual Fund Steering Committee, 1986-1987
  • Indiana Repertory Theatre, Board of Directors, 1984-1987
  • ICPAS Committee Member, 1960-1970, past president
  • Salvation Army, Board of Directors and Past Chairman
  • Stanley K. Lacy Program, Alumni
  • Noble Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors/Chairman of Investment Committee
  • 500 Festival, Board Member/Interim President 2002-2003/Board Chair 2003-2004


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