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Alumnus Jarrod Upton Offers Advice and Insights to RBLP Students

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]