College of Business Inducts Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2018

Oct. 23, 2018

CONTACT:   Dr. Neil Terry, 806-651-2528,

College of Business Inducts Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2018


CANYON, Texas—Students at the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West Texas A&M University were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for 2018. Membership in the International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or graduate program at a school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is by invitation only to business students who have met explicit academic qualifications defined by the International Honor Society’s Articles of Incorporation combined with chapter requirements relating to active leadership and/or service-learning. 

Dr. Kelly McCauley, assistant professor of management, serves as the chapter adviser. Student officers are Mary Hayward, president; Marc Ferrell, vice president; Sara Koepp, secretary; and Cuong Nguyen, treasurer. Brady Marr, B.B.A. in finance and M.B.A. from West Texas A&M University, was the 2018 keynote induction speaker. Marr is the senior director at eCapital. Dr. Neil Terry, dean of the Engler College of Business, is one of 16 deans from leading business schools around the world currently serving on the Beta Gamma Sigma Board of Governors. Dr. Charles Whiteman, dean of the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, is the current Beta Gamma Sigma Chair Board of Governors Chair. 

West Texas A&M University has been recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma for three consecutive years as a Highest Honor Chapter. The students inducted into the 2018 Class of Beta Gamma Sigma are listed by hometown/country and major.

Agat, Guam
Breiann Contreras, M.B.A. computer information systems

Albuquerque, N.M.
Patricia Waldo, M.B.A. healthcare management

Christopher Cohen, M.S. finance and economics

Allentown, Pa.
Robert DeDio, M.B.A. healthcare management

Al Nahar, Lebanon
Imad Kais, M.S. finance and economics

Omar Albakr, M.P.A.
Griselle Armendariz, accounting
Adrian Cervantes, accounting
Brayden Cruth, management
Nicholas Dow, marketing
Shelby Hensley, finance
Kayla Mendez, M.S. finance and economics
Bryan Modisette, finance
Evelyn Montoya, marketing
Mason Navarrete, accounting
Morgan Ivie, accounting
Jacob Pederson, management
Melissa Timmons, M.S. finance and economics
Shawrlette Uy, management
Trevor Vieth, computer information systems
Lauren Walsh, M.B.A. marketing
Matthew Watson, general business

Palak Naik, M.B.A.

Bakersfield, Calif.
Ryan Oakes, M.B.A.

Bany Yai, Thailand
Kleddao Jitchuenchote, M.B.A. marketing

Tony Young, M.B.A.

Bentonville, Ark.
Shelby McCormick, management

Bothell, Wash.
Patrick Tyler, M.S. finance and economics

Sarah Hoelting, accounting

Canton, Ohio
Evan Gutshall, M.B.A. management

Rene Cisneros Andrade, finance
Iryna Devera-Chemerchenko, M.S. finance and economics
Kelsey Espenson, general business
Zach McGuire, computer information systems

Carlsbad, Calif.
Gregory Clark, M.S. finance and economics

Clarksville, Tenn.
Brandi Raney, general business

Mary Ann Admire, management

Columbus, Ohio
Rena Patel, M.B.A.

Corner Brook, Canada
Karen Phillips Grobbelaar, M.B.A. healthcare management

Jenna Trolio, management

Da Nang, Vietnam
Cuong Nguyen, M.S. finance and economics

Doral, Fla.
Rodrigo Barquero, M.B.A.

Enfield, Conn.
Benjamin Schenkman, M.B.A. computer information systems

Shianne Webster, general business

Everett, Wash.
Rachel Cameron, marketing

Fanwood, N.J.
Mark Winey, M.B.A. management

Fletcher, N.C.
Timothy Putnam, M.S. finance and economics

Fort Atkinson, Wis.
Michelle White, M.B.A. healthcare management

Fort Worth
Sarah Perego, M.B.A.
Travis Whitacre, economics

Gilbertsville, Pa.
Chris Herdelin, M.S. finance and economics

Glassboro, N.J.
Edward Targonski, M.B.A. computer information systems

Havertown, Pa.
Rebecca Hemmert, M.B.A. marketing

Helotes, Texas
Stoney Jeppson, M.B.A. management

Shana Kalaria, M.B.A.
Kham Nguyen, M.B.A. healthcare management
Jaime Ortiz, M.B.A. healthcare management

Hovborg, Denmark
Marlene van Mourik, management

Humble, Texas
Estefania Corona Urzua, M.B.A.

David Yoo, M.B.A. computer information systems

Jennel Buchanan, management

La Center, Minn.
Christopher Mager, M.B.A. healthcare management

Land O Lakes, Fla.
John Graziano, M.B.A.

Las Vegas, Nev.
Kelly Gagner, M.B.A. healthcare management

Lenox, Mass.
Christopher Buono, M.B.A. computer information systems

Makakilo, Hawaii
Christina Kuse, M.B.A

Lurina Dallas, management

Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Jacqueline Joseph, M.S. finance and economics

Middleburg, Fla.
Ridge Atrews, M.S. finance and economics

New Caney
Victoria Allums, management

Pasadena, Calif.
Noel Barragan, M.B.A. healthcare management

Philadelphia, Pa.
John Farrell, M.B.A.
Kimberly Salerno, management

Pittsburg, Kan.
Sara Biggs, M.B.A.

Port Hueneme, Calif.
Sondra Fox, M.B.A.

Zachery Buckley, M.S. finance and economics

Rockwood, Pa.
Trace Livengood, M.B.A.

Rio Rancho, N.M.
Brian Leitch, accounting

Saint Charles, Ill.
Giovanni Messina, M.B.A.

San Antonio
Clayton Meurer, M.B.A.

Santa Rosa, Calif.
Danitza Meneses, M.B.A. management

Santee, Calif.
Amber Darby, M.B.A. healthcare management

South Barrington, Ill.
Eleonora Fujii, M.B.A.

Stonewall, La.
Wendy Chriss, M.B.A. healthcare management

Tipp City, Ohio
Quang Tran, M.B.A.

Walled Lake, Mich.
Kaitlin Ehman, M.B.A.

West Des Moines, Iowa
Daniel Vande Lune, M.B.A. healthcare management