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Dean's Business Executive Advisory Board

The Dean's Business Executive Advisory Board (DBEAB) is the college’s principal advisory board and offers an independent, external business perspective in providing advice, guidance, and review to the Dean of the College in key operational and strategic areas. The primary mission of the DBEAB is to assist the Dean and the College in building and maintaining relationships with major constituency groups to advance the College and to enhance its overall reputation.

The Board is comprised of distinguished business leaders and industry professionals who provide advice and recommendations to the College. Board members help to raise awareness of the College's programs, accomplishments, and objectives. They also help the College obtain the necessary support for its education, research, and service mission. The guidance provided by the Board is invaluable in assisting the College to chart its course and prepare our students for exciting and rewarding careers.

Advisory Board Members

Mr. Quinn Alexander - Wellington State Bank  
Ms. Magali Alvarado - Phillips 66, Borger Refinery  
Mr. Kevin Carter - Amarillo Economic Development Corporation  
Ms. Sonja Clark - Bell Helicopter Textron  
Mr. Alex Hanson - Cintas Corporation  
Mr. Paul Harpole - Paul Harpole Motors, LLC  
Hon. Gary Hinders - Mayor of Canyon  
Mr. David Hudson - Xcel Energy  
Mr. Gary Jensen - Sara Lee Bakery Group  
Mr. Will Miller - FirstBank Southwest  
Mr. Gary Molberg - Amarillo Chamber of Commerce  
Dr. Tarek Naguib - Texas Tech Regional Medical Center  
Hon. Ginger Nelson - Mayor of Amarillo  
Dr. Jesse Overall - University of California, Los Angeles  
Dr. Izi Obokhare - Texas Tech Regional Medical Center  
Mr. Joseph Peterson Jr. - Edward Jones  
Mr. David Prescott - Talon/LPE  
Mr. Shane Redline - Jax Trucking  
Mr. J. Pat Richmond - Southern Glazer  
Mr. Steve Stockton - United Supermarkets  
Mr. David Terry - Paul and Virginia Engler Foundation  
Mr. Kolten Wilder - W Real Estate Management  
Emeritus Professional Advisory Board Members  

Student Advisory Board

The Student Advisory Board’s purpose is to provide on-going advice about issues and operations to the dean and associate dean. The board is a liaison between students, faculty, administrators and stakeholders. It has a role in improvement and reputation enhancement efforts. Issues relating to program improvement, scheduling, marketing, travel, faculty awards, student awards and employment opportunities are standard agenda items for each meeting.

Advisory Board Members 

Jenna Downs, B.B.A. in Accounting
Briar Evans, B.B.A. in Marketing
Brianne Gonzales, B.B.A. in General Business
Daniela Pesic, B.B.A. in Finance
Mason Pifer, B.B.A. in CIS
Landry Ritchey, B.B.A. in Accounting
Carolina Varela, B.B.A. in Marketing
Alexandra Wall, B.B.A. in General Business
Emma Weinheimer, B.B.A. in Accounting

*If you are interested in a position on the Student Advisory Board, email Betty Stocker (bstocker@wtamu.edu) a cover letter and resume.

Emeritus Student Advisory Board Members  
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