Bradley "Brad" Hargett of Arlington Heights was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement by The Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. The award recognizes career accomplishments that also benefit the business community and bring honor to the school. Hargett, a 2007 graduate, has more than 27 years of industry experience in the data storage and protection markets. He is CEO of InQuinox, a leading provider of IT software, hardware appliances and consulting services specializing in data management and Disaster Recovery. During the course of his career, Hargett has played key CEO and Director-level leadership roles guiding organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies in today’s fast-paced and highly competitive global markets. Hargett holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa. As a Lake Forest MBA student, Hargett served as a Class Representative, and he has been active as a Lake Forest alumnus, including participating as a panelist at LFGSM MBA Previews, a resource at alumni networking events and serving on the Scholarship Golf Committee.