M. B. "Bud" Seretean
was an American businessman
and author. He founded Coronet Industries
, a subsidiary of the RCA Corporation
, and served as its President and Chairman of the Board. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of RCA. In 1965 he was named the Outstanding Small Businessman in the nation, and in 1971 was the recipient of the Gold Torch Award from the City of Hope, a pilot medical center headquartered in Duarte, California
. Born in New York, New York, Seretean attended Oklahoma State University
and afterwards attended graduate school at New York University
. He has given generously to Oklahoma State University
and was the primary sponsor of OSU's Center for the Performing Arts, which bears his name. He has also donated generously to Emory University
, where a wellness center bears his name.
He was also the author of the book Living Healthy to 100
. Seretean passed away in August, 2007.