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Robert Kaplan to Serve as Keynote Speaker for 44th Annual School of Banking

Robert Kaplan to Serve as Keynote Speaker for 44th Annual School of Banking

Texas Tech University proudly welcomes Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, as the keynote speaker for the 44th Annual Texas Tech School of Banking’s keynote reception on Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Kaplan has served as the thirteenth president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank […]

Alumnus Spotlight: Joshua Neel

Joshua Neel is a senior policy analyst in the Texas Senate. Before moving to Austin to fill this role in early 2017, Neel worked as a consultant with Ernst & Young in New York.  He graduated from the Rawls College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in investments. Neel is originally from […]

Former Real Estate Organization President Earns Big on Shark Tank

Texas Tech alumnus and former president of the student Real Estate Organization, Junior Desinor, has been active in the real estate industry from an early age. His entrepreneurial spirit, along with his strong determination to succeed, took him on a unique path which eventually led to his appearance on the hit television show, Shark Tank. Originally […]

Gov. Abbott Appoints Three Rawls Alumni to the Board of Regents

Beginning Jan. 31, three Rawls College alumni will begin six-year terms as a member of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. Governor Greg Abbott announced yesterday that J. Michael Lewis, John Walker, and John Steinmetz will serve until Jan. 31, 2023, pending approval by the Senate. To learn more, please visit the Daily Toreador’s website. […]

Alumnus Spotlight: Andrew Federico, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Originally from San Luis Obispo, Calif., Andrew Federico joined the Red Raider family with a background in agriculture and intentions to study agribusiness. After enrolling in a couple of entry-level finance courses, he decided to earn dual degrees in finance and agricultural business. Federico currently serves as an investment banking analyst for J.P. Morgan Securities […]

Finance Alumnus Christopher Galle Has Advice for Students Interested in Wall Street

Christopher Galle went to high school in Kennedale, TX, a small suburb of Fort Worth, and attended Texas Tech University on a Presidential Scholarship, where he began his studies in the business school – now the Rawls College of Business. Ultimately choosing economics as his first major, Galle found the course of study intellectually stimulating and believed […]

Alumnus Ronnie Hammonds Honored For His Continued Commitment to Excellence

Rawls College alumnus, Ronnie Hammonds ,was recently honored by Alpha Kappa Psi at the December Board of Regents meeting. Hammonds received a plaque in recognition of his tireless dedication to Texas Tech University and its success. As a charter member of Alpha Kappa Psi, he was initially going to be presented with the award at […]

Rawls Alumnus Named Executive at Wells Fargo

Congratulations to Rawls College alumnus, Nick Salomone, who was recently named as the head of Middle Market Banking operations for Wells Fargo in the Fort Worth and West Texas area. In his role as regional vice president, he leads a team of 18 financial service professionals based at the bank’s Fort Worth Middle Market Banking group. […]

Rawls Ambassadors Support Women’s Protective Services

The Rawls Ambassadors are helping Women’s Protective Services (WPS) this holiday season by collecting gifts for the women and children WPS provides services to, not only in the Lubbock area, but throughout West Texas. Some gifts the organization is looking for include clothing, gently used items and brand new toys. WPS currently supports children from newborns […]

Rawls College MBA Ranked in Top Business Programs by Businessweek

The Master of Business Administration program at the Rawls College was ranked as a top program by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The college was ranked No. 77 based off of surveys by employers, alumni and students. Visit Texas Tech Today to learn more. THIS SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OUTLINED IN THE RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STRATEGIC PLAN. LEARN MORE […]