Welcome to the Office of Career and Professional Development Employer Partners' page. The support of these organizations allows us to do much of what we do for students and are a great asset to our office as we work with our students through career development. We have three levels of partners: Buffalo, Stampede, and Thunder. Find more information on what is included with each level here.
Buffalo Partners
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Established in 1975, Cactus Feeders' mission is "Feeding a hungry world: Family, Friends, and Neighbors." They work in the beef and pork production, with locations in Texas, Kansas, Iowa, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Cactus Feeders is dedicated to finding ways to produce more food, with fewer resources, at a lower cost, while maintaining the highest quality product.



Champion X, an Ecolab company, provides safe, sustainable chemistry programs and services to the upstream and mistream oil and gas industry, refineries and petrochemical operations. We partner in producing nearly 40 percent of the world's oil, every single day. Through onsite problem solving and the application of innovative technology, we maximize productioin, optimize water use, and over come complex challenges in the world's toughest energy frontiers.




Cintas leads the industry in supplying corporate identity uniform programs, providing entrance and logo mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid, safety, and fire protection products and services. We operate nearly 500 facilities in North America- including five manufacturing facilities and eleven distribution centers. The Amarillo facility is located at 801 SE 2nd. 



Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) provides financial technology solutions to banks, financial institutions and other businesses nationwide. Based in Paducah, Kentucky, CSI not only offers bank core processing, but also regulatory compliance software to banks and a variety of industries, including insurance, real esatate and casino & gaming. In 1965, CSI started with six employees and three customer banks and is now one of the nation's largest providers of financial services technology.

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Enterprise Holdings and its affiliates offer extensive car rental, car sharing, truck rental, fleet management, retail car sales and other transportation services. 9,900 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations worldwide. Enterprise Holdings' network of independent regional subsidiaries has earned a reputation as a great place to work, offering an attractive mix of hands-on training, opportunity to advance and a strong, values-based culture.


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Five Rivers Cattle Feeding is the largest publicly traded cattle feeding organization in the world, with a one-time capacity approaching 1,000,000 cattle on-feed. With the corporate headquarters in Johnstown CO, Five Rivers’ feedyards are located from the mountainous valleys of Idaho to the breathtaking views of the front range of the Rocky Mountains to the Midwestern feel of high plains towns. People are the foundation of their business, so they strive to model honesty, integrity, and professionalism within the organization. 



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Happy State Bank offers personal and commercial banking services as well as investment and trust services. The company was founded in 1908 and is based in Happy, TX. In 1990, the bank had six employees overseeing just over $10 million in total assets. Today the $3.5 billion bank operates 39 branches, a loan production office, and the GoldStar Trust Co. in 30 communities with over 700 employees, spread from the Texas Panhandle/South Plains to Dallas/Ft. Worth. 




Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees who are committed to operating with excellence and safety. Locally, Phillips operates in Borger, TX.

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Stampede Partners
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Education Credit Union was started by ten educators back in 1935, founded on the core concepts of “Cooperative Ownership and People Helping People”. Some 80 years later, ECU still embraces these simple ideals which has led to ECU being the largest credit union in the Panhandle, serving 16 counties.  And since 1935, ECU continues to excel in service, care, and financial protection for their members and their families. Education Credit Union wants to be your preferred financial provider through all stages of life.





Randall County Sheriff's Office. The Randall County Sheriff’s Office mission is to faithfully provide selfless service to the citizens of Randall County, provide protection of life and property, while relentlessly defending the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Texas. Sheriff Christopher Forbis



State Farm Insurance has been the #1 auto insurer in the United States since 1942 and is ranked No. 41 on the Fortune 500 list in 2014. State Farm Insurance is committed to supporting the neighborhoods it serves and the neighborhoods our associates call home by helping to build safer, stronger and better educated communities.


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CGI Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on your IT and business investments.

In all we do, our goal is to build trusted relationships through client proximity, providing industry and technology expertise to help you meet the needs of your customers and citizens. 



The Street Auto Group consists of Street Toyota and Street Volkswagen of Amarillo, TX. Joe Street founded the Street Toyota store in 1982 and in 2013 he and John Luciano partnered to open the Street Volkswagen store. Both stores, located in Amarillo, have been valuable corporate citizens in the Panhandle.


Visa Our technology and innovation make digital payments a reality for consumers, businesses, banks and governments. We have a simple and unwavering vision that can be traced back to our beginnings in 1958: To be the best way to pay and be paid for everyone, everywhere. We know that every Visa transaction is a promise. Whether it’s a street vendor in Brazil selling food to make a living or a fisherman in Rwanda paying his daughter’s school fees, we want to provide the most secure and seamless payment experience possible.  


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