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Alumnus Dirk Dieterich Discusses Entrepreneurship with RBLP Students

Alumnus Dirk Dieterich Discusses Entrepreneurship with RBLP Students

Dirk Dieterich – current owner and officer for West Royalties, LLC; Charts, Ltd.; Eco-Logical Environmental Services, Inc.; Turbo-Trac, USA, Inc.; and West Discovery, LLC – recently spoke with Rawls Business Leadership Program students about his experience as an entrepreneur and how his time at Texas Tech helped shape his future. Dieterich, who graduated with a […]

Alumnus Jarrod Upton Offers Advice and Insights to RBLP Students

Rawls alumnus and current executive at United Capital, Jarrod Upton, recently joined Rawls Business Leadership Program students to offer insights and advice based on his experiences at Rawls and beyond. During a luncheon in the Dean’s Suite, students were encouraged to ask questions and engage in open conversation about the financial planning industry, as well […]

Stellar Alumni Connection Shares Market Insights

The Rawls College of Business’s Real Estate Organization hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb., 22. The panel was led by Paul Stell, the managing director of Stellar Family of Companies, founder of the STELLAR Alumni Connection and a 1990 Rawls finance graduate. He was accompanied by 7 real estate professionals who are a part of his STELLAR Alumni […]

Matt Scurlock Discusses His Passion with RBLP Students

Matt Scurlock currently serves as senior vice president for Capital Analytics & Stress Testing at Texas Capital Bank in Dallas. In this role, he manages a $20 billion bank for the program. He leads a team to develop and implement both the framework and models to measure the Bank’s risk and earnings capacity under various […]

Ed Krei to Serve as Speaker for 44th Annual School of Banking Kick-Off Reception

The Rawls College proudly welcomes Ed Krei as the speaker for the 44th Annual School of Banking kick-off reception on Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Before retiring from The Baker Group as a managing director, he specialized in investment portfolio services, asset liability management, and financial strategies for community based financial institutions. The […]

Rawls Raiders Fort Worth Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Rawls Raiders in Fort Worth volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House on Saturday, Feb. 4, as one of their community outreach events. Those in attendance decorated a 100 Valentine’s Day cookies with the families staying at the house. “Everyone had a great time and we enjoyed being able to help the children and families staying […]

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. […]