Alumni Spotlight Archive

See what Maverick alumni are accomplishing!

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Chris and Liz Leach

Chris ('07 BAIS) and Liz Leach ('13 M.Ed., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; '08, BSIS)

DFW education professionals

UTA alumnus Ben Smithee

Ben Smithee (’07 BBA, Marketing and Management)

Entrepreneur, CEO, and CMO
UTA alumnus Shashank Moddhia

Shashank Moddhia (’05 MS, Biomedical Engineering)

Founder and CEO of The Renal Project, a Mumbai-based dialysis therapy company

UTA alumna Wendy Okolo

Wendy Okolo (’15 PhD; ’10 BS, Aerospace Engineering)

Associate project manager for NASA's System-Wide Safety project

UTA alumna and food scientist Sabrina Young

Sabrina (Chen) Young (’04 BS, Biology)

Senior food scientist at Siete Family Foods

UTA alumna Kimberly Jenkins

Kimberly Jenkins ('08 BA, Anthropology)

Fashion historian named to Vogue Business' inaugural 100 Innovators list

UTA alumna Charise Johnson

Charise Johnson ('09 BS, Psychology)

Science communicator, advocate, and community organizer focused on the intersection of climate decline and social justice

UTA Alumna Tesia Kwarteng

Tesia Kwarteng (’11 BA, Voice Performance and Journalism)

Opera soloist in Grammy-award winning production

Lt. Gen. Michael Langley

Lt. Gen. Michael Langley (’85 BBA, Systems Analysis)

First Black four-star general in the history of the U.S. Marines

Lt. Gen. Tom Miller

Lt. Gen. Tom Miller ('90 BBA, Management)

Three-star general, Air Force Sustainment Center Commander

Jamyl Walker

Jamyl Walker ('22 DNP)

Accepted to Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship Program 

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