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College of Business Advisory Council

Advisory Council Officers:

  President: Greg Barron ('91 B.B.A.)
    The Barron Companies, Inc.
  President Elect: Vicky Teherani ('79 B.B.A., '81 MBA)
    President and Director
    VT Capital, Inc.
  Vice President: Steve Fleming ('86 B.B.A.)
    V.P. Administration, Beverage Division
    Ben E. Keith Co., Fort Worth

Advisory Council

Gary L. Bailey ('77 B.B.A.)
Vice President,
Supply Chain Management (ret.)

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Larry Kemp ('80 B.B.A.)
Chief Operating Officer
Kemp & Sons General Services, Inc.
Eric V. Brown
Managing Partner/Consultant
Plus Factor, LLC
Steve Kosta ('94 B.S.)
V.P. Business Transformation, Westlake
Fidelity Investments
Carl Cravens ('01 MBA)
Regional President
Southwest Bank
John F. MacDonald ('71 B.B.A.)
John MacDonald, LLC
James DeMoss ('81 MBA)
President and Principal Owner
The DeMoss Company, Inc.
Bill McWhirter ('86 B.B.A.)
Senior Vice President and Group President
Energy Equipment Group

Trinity Industries, Inc.
Harry Dombroski ('79 B.B.A.)
Dean, College of Business
The University of Texas at Arlington
Carolyn Mentesana ('84 B.B.A.)
Executive Director
Arlington Tomorrow Foundation
Robert Earley ('09 M.S.)
President and Chief Executive Officer
JPS Health Network
Maria Murray ('92 B.S.N., '06 M.S.)
Texas Medical Consulting, LLC
JT Fisher ('92 MBA)
Vergent Communications
Brent Nicholson, ('84 B.B.A.)
Sr. Vice President/Private Wealth Manager,

UMB Financial Corporation
Tommy Franks ('71 B.B.A.)
General, U.S. Army (ret.)
Franks & Associates, LLC
Joseph Penshorn
Ameriqual Group Holdings, LLC
Mike Gaston ('67 B.B.A.)
Executive Vice President (ret.)
Cash America International, Inc.
David D. Roberts ('87 B.B.A.)
Worldwide Vice President,
Accenture Alliance

Mike Gerro
Sr. V.P. Market Sales Manager, Arlington
Frost Bank
Randal J. Rose
Managing Director,
Private Wealth Management

JPMorgan Chase Bank
Brian E. Happel ('83 B.B.A.)
CEO, Fort Worth
BBVA Compass Bank
Charles Shewmake ('87 B.B.A.)
Thompson & Knight, LLP
Craig E. Happel ('82 B.B.A.)
Deputy to the Vice President,
Business Ventures

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Robert Strong ('78 B.B.A.)
Executive Vice President,
Commercial Banking

Mutual of Omaha Bank
Carey Hendrickson ('96 MBA)
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Capital Senior Living Corporation
John Terrell ('08 EMBA)
Vice President, Commercial Development
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
John W. Hill ('92 B.B.A.)
Managing Director
Slalom Consulting
Jerry Thomas ('63 B.B.A.)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Decision Analyst, Inc.
Michael Jacobson
President & CEO
Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Pete Walsh
CEO and Co-Founder
Velocity Intelligence Group, Envision-IT,
LLC, HonorGuard Network
Wes Jurey
Texas Workforce Investment Council