1995 Derek B. McKaskle

(BS, Biology) is a dentist and operates McKaskle Family Dentistry in Katy. Noted: November 12, 2013

1993 Derrick Kinney

(BA, Speech) works with local schools to reward educational excellence. Since beginning a recognition program in 2000, he has awarded more than 140 certificates and financial gifts to students and teachers. He is principal of Derrick Kinney & Associates, an Arlington-based financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services. Noted: November 12, 2013

1993 Doug Cassidy

(MBA, Business Administration) is senior vice president and commercial lending manager for OmniAmerican Bank in Fort Worth. Noted: November 12, 2013

1992 Jeanne A. Smith

(BBA, Accounting) received the UT Arlington College of Business Dean’s Award for Extraordinary Service in March. She is a partner for tax and strategic business services at Weaver LLP, a Fort Worth-based accounting firm. Noted: November 12, 2013

1992 Joel Ivy

(BS, Electrical Engineering) is general manager of Lakeland Electric in Lakeland, Fla. Noted: November 12, 2013

1992 Ed Crowe

(BBA, Management) is senior resident inspector for Duke Energy’s Oconee nuclear power plant near Seneca, S.C. Previously he was senior resident inspector at the Farley nuclear plant in Alabama. He was an instructor at the Comanche Peak plant in Texas for 11 years. Noted: November 12, 2013

1991 Steve Hatch

(BA, Journalism) is director of golf operations at Horseshoe Bay Resort near Marble Falls in the Texas Hill Country. A former member of the UT Arlington golf team, he previously managed the St. James Bay Golf Resort in Carrabelle, Fla. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990 Tim McGaha

(’90 BS, ’93 MS, Aerospace Engineering) maintains a blog, Tim’s Thoughtful Spot. Noted: November 12, 2013

1989 Jonathan Beard

(MSSW) is president of the National Association of Social Workers-Washington State Chapter. He is an independent contractor for Progressive Strategies in Seattle and a part-time lecturer at the University of Washington. Noted: November 12, 2013

1987 Brian Tompkins

(’87 BBA, Marketing; ’12 Executive MBA) is sales director in the retail division of VTech Communications. Noted: November 12, 2013

1987 Ken Robinson

(BBA, Accounting) is vice president and chief risk officer at Calpine Corp., a Houston-based electricity and power producer. Previously he was chief risk officer for BP North American Gas and Power in Houston. Noted: November 12, 2013

1987 David Roberts

(BBA, Real Estate) is president of the Clear Fork Group, a Fort Worth-based management consulting business. Previously he was vice president of channel strategy for CA Technologies in Plano. Noted: November 12, 2013

1987 Phillip Reklai

(BA, Political Science) was elected senator for the island country of Palau in the South Pacific. Noted: November 12, 2013

1986 Robbie Helmich Henson

(MSN, Nursing) is the Lawrence C. and Marion V. Harris Chair of Nursing at Oklahoma Baptist University. She taught at UT Arlington before joining OBU, where she teaches in the graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Emily Waddle

(MA, Linguistics) received a fellowship to begin work this fall on her Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Iowa. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Carolyn Ruiz

(BA, Political Science) is pursuing a law degree at Harvard Law School. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Kelsey Pettit

(BA, Linguistics) has been accepted to the theoretical linguistics Ph.D. program at Georgetown University. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Daniel Kotara

(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is assistant principal at Borger Middle School in Borger. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Mary Faye Hanson-Evans

(MA, Sociology) has been admitted to the sociology Ph.D. program at the University of North Texas. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Aimee Bissett

(MPA, Public Administration) is director of economic development for the city of Denton. Previously she was program manager and executive director of Keep Denton Beautiful. She also served as development director for the Citizens Development Center in Denton. Noted: November 12, 2013

2013 Razan Akkad

(BA, Communication Studies) is a liability claims researcher for Geico Insurance in Dallas. Noted: November 12, 2013

2012 Zachary Zielinski

(BA, Public Relations) is an information technology specialist with XTO Energy. Noted: November 12, 2013

2012 Taylor Elizabeth Tomlin

(MBA, Business Administration) is a product marketing specialist at Periscope Holdings, an Austin-based firm that works with public entities and private companies concerning procurement. Noted: November 12, 2013

2012 Verica Todorovic

(BA, Political Science) will tour the world during graduate school through Washington University in St. Louis. She will study in London, Vienna, The Hague, Geneva, and Thailand. Noted: November 12, 2013

2009 Bill Bailey

(Executive MBA) is sales director for the Shale Oil & Gas Wastewater Recycling Systems at ThermoEnergy Corp. Previously he was regional sales manager at Caldwell Tanks. Noted: November 12, 2013

2008 John Terrell

(Executive MBA) is mayor of Southlake and vice president of commercial development for the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Noted: November 12, 2013

2008 Sheila Shimmick

(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is principal at Colleyville Elementary School in the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District. Previously she was an assistant principal at Heritage Elementary School in Grapevine. Noted: November 12, 2013

2008 Catherine E. Hyde

(MSSW) is a renal social worker with DaVita, a dialysis provider, in Irving. Noted: November 12, 2013

2008 Ben Berriche

(Executive MBA) is president of TheSixSigmaWay, a Dallas-based provider of training and consulting solutions for professionals and organizations. Noted: November 12, 2013