Participants

2015 Participants (Cohort IV)

Matthew Kolakowski Matthew Kolakowski
President
TLK Human Capital Consulting, LLC
Houston, Texas

Bhargava R. Konkayala Bhargava R. Konkayala
Associate Director, Advanced Analytics
UCB Bioscience Inc.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Victor Moore Jr Victor Moore Jr
Executive Director
Progressive Care Services
Greenville, North Carolina

Joseph Nketia Joseph Nketia
Managing Director
JN CPA PLLC
Sachse, Texas

Janice PittmanJanice Pittman
Senior Manager
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Bentonville, Arkansas

Angela D. ReddixAngela D. Reddix
President and CEO
A. Reddix & Associates, Inc. (ARDX)
Chesapeake, Virginia

Chadwick ReeseChadwick Reese
VP of Business Development
Xavier Management
Jacksonville, Florida

Russell RhoadsRussell Rhoads
Director of Education
The Options Institute – Chicago Board Options Exchange
Chicago, Illinois

Daniela Ruiz-MassieuDaniela Ruiz-Massieu
Director, Undergraduate Business Program
ITAM
Mexico City, Mexico

Edward ScottEdward Scott
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Point Park University
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Carlos Arturo Serna-GarciniCarlos Arturo Serna-Garcini
Administrative Director
Excel Technical Services
Mexico City, Mexico

Jim UtleyJim Utley
Director of Technical Services
Niagara Bottling
Blanchard, Oklahoma

2014 Participants (Cohort III)

Abdel Kader Ben-Mohamed Abdel Kader Ben-Mohamed
First Vice President – Investments
Wells Fargo Advisors
New York, New York

Tim L. Coomer Tim L. Coomer, Ph.D. *
Chief Executive Officer
SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group, Inc. and RISK66.com
Brentwood, Tennessee
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Luis Faura Luis Faura, Ph.D. *
President and Chief Executive Officer
C&F Foods, Inc.
City of Industry, California

Lina George Lina George
Executive Vice President-Chief Human Resources Officer
Grady Health Systems
Atlanta, Georgia

J. Nathan Higdon J. Nathan Higdon
Chief Financial Officer
L’Espace Motorcoach, Inc
Maryville, Tennessee

Maribeth Kuzmeski Maribeth Kuzmeski
President
Red Zone Marketing
Grayslake, Illinois

Alex Lawrence Alex Lawrence
Vice Provost
Weber State University
Ogden, Utah

Bill Periman Bill Periman
Vice President, Infrastructure and Operations Support
Waddell & Reed
Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Marc Scott Marc Scott
Director – Procurement
L-3 Communications
Greenville, Texas

* Ph.D. Graduate

2013 Participants (Cohort II)

Harlan Beverly Harlan T. Beverly, Ph.D. *
Lecturer and Assistant Director of Texas Venture Labs
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Michiel Bosman Michiel Bosman, Ph.D. *
CEO
Open Forest
Walnut, California
Dokter Bosman
Amersfoort, Netherlands

Daniel Cowan Daniel Cowan
VP, Strategy & Corporate Development
Aegion
Kennesaw, Georgia

John Gajda John Gajda
Executive Director
TARC
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Akshay Gehlot Akshay Singh, Ph.D. *
Model Governance Leader
GE Energy Financial Services
Stamford, Connecticut

Shane Goodwin Shane Goodwin, Ph.D. *
Managing Director, Head of Southwest Investment Banking
Wells Fargo Securities
Dallas, Texas

Justin Keeler Justin Keeler
Instructor of Finance
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Greg MillerGreg Miller, Ph.D. *
President and CEO
CrossCom National
Tower Lakes, Illinois

Mark MitchellMark Mitchell
Chief Accounting Officer
Frontier Airlines
Denver, CO

Bob Reid Bob Reid, Ph.D. *
Executive Director
J. F Maddox Foundation
Hobbs, New Mexico

Soheila Rostami Soheila Rostami, Ph.D. *
President
gg Simplexity Inc.
Mindful Business Solutions
Toronto/Canada

Walter Slipetz Walter Slipetz
Group Manager, Risk Based Delivery Assurance
WorleyParsons Asia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Zach Varughese Zack Varughese, Ph.D. *
Senior Vice President, Oncology Services
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Adjunct Professor, Healthcare Administration
Oklahoma State University
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Steven Wilson Steven Wilson, Ph.D.*
Founder and Managing Member
Steven L. Wilson & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, LLP
Tulsa, Oklahoma

* Ph.D. Graduate

2012 Participants (Cohort I)

David AltounianDavid Altounian, Ph.D. *
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
St. Edward’s University
Austin, Texas

Scott AndersonScott Anderson, Ph.D. *
Operations Manager
CRI Feeders of Guymon, LLC
Guymon, Oklahoma

Tom Bennett JrTom Bennett Jr, Ph.D. *
Chairman and Co-CEO
First Oklahoma Bank
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Jonathan Butler Jonathan Butler, Ph.D. *
Managing Partner
QuarterGuard Asset Management
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Fred ClevelandFred Cleveland, Ph.D. *
Executive Vice President, Operations
WestJet Airlines
Calgary, Canada

Durand CrosbyDurand Crosby, Ph.D. *
Chief of Staff and Operations
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Abuse Services
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Derrick DavisDerrick Davis
Senior Manager Cyber Risk Services
Deloitte and Touche
San Francisco, California

Warren DyerWarren Dyer, Ph.D. *
Chief Visionary Officer
AOE Science
Dallas, Texas

David GregorDavid Gregor
COO
Innovative Steel Detailing, Inc
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Toby Joplin Toby Joplin, Ph.D. *
Director of Executive Doctoral Programs & Clinical Professor of Management
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Patti Jordan Patti Jordan, Ph.D. *
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Texas Christian University
Neeley School of Business
Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department
Fort Worth, Texas

Philip McMahan Philip McMahan, Ph.D. *
Former President
First National Bank in Altus
Altus, Oklahoma

Dessie B. NashDessie B. Nash, Ph.D. *
Senior Vice President, Market Investment Director
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Dallas, Texas

Donald RowlettDonald Rowlett
Director, Regulatory Policy and Compliance
OGE Energy Corp.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

James T. Thomas James T. Thomas
Vice President
International/Government Sales and Business Development
Topps Products, Inc.
Stilwell, Kansas

Tom TottenTom Totten, Ph.D. *
CEO
Nyhart
Indianapolis, Indiana

* Ph.D. Graduate