Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Mizzou Business News

Winemiller Excellence Fund Data Analytics Awards

The Trulaske College of Business is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the annual Winemiller Excellence Fund awards. This fund recognizes excellence among students, faculty and staff who have produced outstanding examples of data-based analytics and quantitative analysis. These are cash awards with a minimum award of $400. Nominations are open to any students, faculty or research staff on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus who have demonstrated outstanding data-based quantitative reasoning in 2018 and did not win the award in the previous year.

To submit a nomination, please send a 1-2 page (max) letter outlining the nominee’s case for excellence and provide a copy of the nominee’s work (submitted, presented, or published in 2018). The nomination should be sent by email with PDF attachments to Christopher Wikle ( or Murali Mantrala ( by no later than February 18, 2019. Write “Winemiller Excellence Fund Nomination” in the subject line. No self-nominations will be accepted.

For more information, contact Murali Mantrala or Chris Wikle.


About Albert Winemiller, Jr.

Bert earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Mizzou with a focus on mathematics and statistics. He provides strategic operational counsel to JMI Equity portfolio companies. He joined JMI in 2011 from PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a JMI portfolio company, where he served as president, CEO and chairman. Bert established the Winemiller Excellence Fund at the Trulaske College of Business and the Winemiller Excellence Fund Data Analytics Awards, jointly administered by the college and the statistics department. For more information, contact Prof. Murali Mantrala ( or Prof. Chris Wikle (