Joel Montgomery

Montgomery (’92 BS, ’96 MS, Biology; ’00 PhD, Quantitative Biology) is director of the Global Disease Detection Center and the International Emerging Infections Program in Nairobi, Kenya. As leader of a team of 222 professionals, he works to track diseases and prevent them from coming to the United States.

Catherine Bridges

Bridges (’00 BA, Criminal Justice; ’04 MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) was named the 2012–13 Elementary Administrator of the Year by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association. She is principal at Seguin Elementary School in Grand Prairie.

Curtis Berchtold

Berchtold (’91 BBA, Finance) is senior vice president and chief financial officer at Pinnacle Airlines Corp., based in Memphis, Tenn. Previously he was chief financial officer of Silver Airways.

Rodney White

White (’07 MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is principal at the Young Men’s Leadership Academy, which opened this fall in Fort Worth. YMLA is the first single-gender school for boys in the Fort Worth Independent School District. It has sixth– and seventh-graders and plans to add a grade level each year.

Daniel P. Hughes

Hughes (’83 BA, Political Science) was promoted to brigadier general in the Army. He serves as the Army’s director of systems integration, overseeing efforts to modernize tactical communications used by the infantry, armor, and aviation. He served in the Persian Gulf War in 1991.