State Fair Community College will hold a public reception to honor Distinguished Alumni Celso Doria at 4 p.m. May 16 in the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the Sedalia campus. The community is welcome to attend.
Doria graduated from SFCC in 1992 with an Associate of Arts degree. In 1994, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. While at SFCC and Emporia State, Doria played basketball. Prior to attending SFCC, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Economical Sciences from the Universidad Mackenzie in São Paulo, Brazil.
In his current position as Morgan Stanley Manager Director, Doria is head of technology for The Americas Institutional Branch offices as well as for the Mexico and São Paulo offices. He joined Morgan Stanley as an associate to support the São Paulo office in 1998.
Previously, Doria worked for PepsiCo starting in Wichita, Kansas, at Pizza Hut International before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he served in several technology roles.
Outside his Morgan Stanley responsibilities, Doria is president of Club Athletico Paulistano Fiscal Council and has served as president of the Technology Committee for the Association of International Banks in Brazil and as a United Way Brazil board member.
Doria resides in São Paulo with wife Marcelle, whom he met and married in Sedalia, and has three adult children. The oldest, Alex, is a professional basketball player in Brazil; Lucas is a senior at St. Edwards University in Texas, and Juliana is a freshman at PUC University in Brazil.
Doria will give the keynote address at commencement at 7 p.m. May 17 in the Mathewson Exhibition Center on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.