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After Southwestern

The following is a list of some of our past graduates and where they are today.

If you graduated from Southwestern University with a major in Economics, Business or Accounting and your information is not found below or if things have changed, please fill out the Department of Economics and Business Alumni Information Survey.

You can click on the highlighted names to e-mail our alumni. They have generously offered to answer questions concerning careers, graduate school, selection of a major or their time at Southwestern University. We encourage you to take advantage of their willingness to help.

Eric Franco Economics - 2009 Analyst
Black & Veatch
Houston, TX
Wes Rivers Economics - 2009 AmeriCorps State and National Member
Texas Low Income Housing Information Service
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
UT at Austin
Masters of Public Affairs
Julianna (Mimi) Tang Business & Communication Studies - 2008 Business Analyst
(Fka JP Morgan FCS)
Dallas, TX
Andrew Morrison Economics - 2007 Industrial Council Representative
Gerson Lehrman Group
Austin, TX
Autumn (Ferrell) Matus Economics & Accounting - 2006 Market Research Analyst
National Instruments
Austin, TX
Aaron Mutnick Business & Communications Studies - 2005
Bayor University School of Law
Tekell & Atkins, L.L.P.
Waco, TX
Marcela Berdion-Straub Economics & Political Science- 2005
Southern Methodist University
Dedman School of Law
Associate Attorney
Andrews Kurth, LLP
Houston, TX
Eamon Briggs Business- 2004 JD/MB Program
University of Houston
Houston, TX
Manuel Buitrago Economics - 2004 Graduate Student - Economics
Miami University
Oxford, OH
Katherine Campbell Economics - 2004 Graduate Student - Masters of Accounting
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Laura Riaboy-Tate Business - 2004 Procurement Specialist
Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Austin, TX
Sheralyn Sherman Accounting - 2004 Accounting Analyst
Dell, Inc.
Round Rock, TX
Meredith Simmons Economics - 2004 Economics PhD Student
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Berenice Tostado Economics & Spanish – 2004 Graduate Student
School of Social Work
University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, TX
Clint Burrus Economics & English - 2003 Student - M. Arch
Yale School of Architecture
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Kelly Laabs Economics & Accounting - 2003 Staff Auditor
Houston, TX
Nicholas Diaz Business - 2003 Credit Analyst
Southwest Bank of Texas
Houston, TX
Pablo Gomez Business - 2002 Financial Planning Analyst
US Oncology, Inc.
Houston, TX
Daria Russell Economics & Spanish - 2002
J.D. Harvard Law School - 2006
Cambridge, MA
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Houston, TX
Stephen Cage Economics - 2001
MS in Economics
Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University
Waco, TX
Math and Economics Teacher
Marion High School
Marion, TX
Kelli Larsen Economics - 2001 Legislative Advocacy Director
Kirstmark Credit Union
San Antonio, TX
Ryan Parks Accounting & Latin - 2001 Associate Auditor
Austin, TX
Laura Post Accounting - 2001 Senior Financial Analyst
Edge Petroleum Corporation
Houston, TX
Bryan Redmond Business - 2001 Director of Acquisitions
Sun Resorts International
Dallas, TX
Gailo Ashley Bodenhamer Business - 2000 Academic Advisor/Program Mentor
Harker Heights, TX
Jennifer Dunning Accounting & Political Science - 2000 Law Student
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA
Colin Gebhart Business - 2000 Purchasing Analyst II
Southwest Airlines
Dallas, TX
Jacquelyne Ontiveros Business and International Studies - 2000 Compliance Examiner
Wachovia Securities
New York, NY
Brian Portewig Business - 2000 Pan European Advertsing Coordinator
National Instruments
Austin, TX
Heather Reynolds Accounting - 2000 Senior Auditor
Sysco Corporation
Houston, TX
Clint Rain Accounting & Mathematics - 2000
Master in Professional Accounting - 2001
McCombs School of Business
Austin, TX
Manager, Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP
Dallas, TX
Joey Venghaus Accounting & Political Science - 2000 Law Student
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA
Coumba Zoumanigui Business - 2000 Financial Analyst
IBM Software Group
Austin, TX
Jennifer Anderson Economics - 1999 Financial Program Specialist
U.S. Treasury Department
Washington, D.C.
Summer Collins Economics - 1999 Customer Relations Specialist
American Council of Life Insurers
Washington, D.C.
Alan Kryszewski Business - 1999
MBA - University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Assistant Vice President
Financial Planning & Analysis
Thomas Stephens Economics - 1999
JD - University of Houston Law Center, 2002
President, Attorney at Law
Thomas W. Stephens, P.C.
Houston, TX
Jema K. Turk Economics - 1999 Graduate Student
Ph.D. Candidate - Social Policy
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
LBJ School of Public Affairs - MA 2002
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Sean Andrews Business & Communications - 1998 Supply Chain Practice Manager
Hyphen Solutions
Addison, TX
Shane Fordham Business - 1998 Claims Adjuster
Catastrophe Operations
State Farm Insurance
Austin, TX
Patrick Johnson Business and Political Science - 1998 Financial Sales Officer
Chase Bank of Texas
Austin, TX
Brad Reynolds Economics & Business - 1998 MBA - Modular program
Warwick Business School (UK)
Anthony J. Samuel Economics - 1998
MBA Candidate - May 2000
Rice University
Marketing Intern
PC Business Group
Compaq Computer Corp.
Houston, TX
Darrell Adams Business - 1997
MBA - Computer Information Systems - 1999
Tarleton State University
MIS Trainee
Lowe's Inc.
Wilkesboro, NC
Jason Anderson Accounting - 1997 AABS Auditor
Ernst & Young
Austin, TX
Sara Barnes Economics & Mathematics - 1997 Project Manager
Medical Manager Corporation
Austin, TX
Larry Baumle Economics & Mathematics - 1997 IT Security Consulting Manager
Halliburton Company
Houston, TX
Todd Doze Business - 1997 Partner/Owner
Trinity Healthcare Resources, LLC
Austin, TX
Jereme L. Gooch Business - 1997 Cash Management Analyst
Texas Capital Bank
Austin, TX
Leigh Ann Gump Accounting - 1997 SAP Documentation & Training Consultant
Independent Consultant
Fremont, CA
Courtney Heritage Business - 1997 Human Resources
Air Liquide
Houston, TX
Michael Johnson Business & German - 1997 Dealer Services Representative
AIM Funds Services
Houston, TX
Jennifer Michaud Business - 1997 Functional Analyst
Houston, TX
Jonathan Owens Accounting - 1997 Auditor
Arthur Andersen
San Antonio, TX
Jon Phelps Economics - 1997 Controller
CyberTrader, Inc.
Austin, TX
Wade Ramsey Business - 1997 Consultant
Hewitt Associates LLC
Houston, TX
Javier Riofrio Economics - 1997 Investment Manager
Peru Turism Holding S.A.A.
Lima, Peru
Jennifer Robinson Business - 1997
MBA - 2000 & J.D. - 2001
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
FIC Insurance Group
Austin, TX
Lisa Sanks Business - 1997 Consultant
Hewitt Associates
Houston, TX
Adrienne Vlasin Ruhnow Business - 1997 RF Specialist
VoiceStream Wireless
Austin, TX
Jimmie Wehmeyer Economics & Political Science - 1997 Recruiter
Wayport, Inc.
Austin, TX
Allen Brisch Accounting & Philosophy - 1996 Student
University of Texas Law School
Austin, TX
Rick Burkhardt Accounting - 1996 Team Leader
HBK Investments
Dallas, TX
Derek Christian Business & International Studies - 1996 International Markets Market Strategy & Planning
Procter & Gamble
Cincinnati, OH
John Endsley Economics & Political Science - 1996
MBA - 1998
University of Houston

Director, Planning and Operations - Finance & Administration IT
Hewlett Packard
Houston, TX

Daniel Hailey Business - 1996 Underwriting Team Leader
State Farm Insurance
Austin, TX
Dakau Jackson Business - 1996 2nd Asst. Production Accountant
The Polar Express
Culver City, CA
Su-Min Lim Economics & Chemistry - 1996 Vice President
Growth Capital Partners, Inc.
Houston, TX
Marcy McGrath Business - 1996 Staffing Coordinator
Hearthstone Assisted Living
Houston, TX
Jo Anna Parmley Business - 1996 Consultant
Hewitt Associates
Houston, TX
Ximena Querol Business - 1996
MA - Latin American Studies
University of Texas - 2001
McKinsey & Company
Lima, Peru
Cosmo Raines Business & Political Science - 1996 President
Spirit Gear, Inc.
Leander, TX
Christine Sparenberg-Smith Accounting - 1996 SWG Revenue Accounting
Austin, TX
Michael Shearn, Jr. Business - 1996 Investor Analyst
Time Value of Money Investments
Austin, TX
John R. Barnes, Jr. Accounting - 1995 State & Local Tax Consultant
Arthur Andersen
Dallas, TX
Charlotte Massey Boyd Accounting - 1995
Master of Commerce - Finance
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia - 1998
Litigation Consultant
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Todd Glasgow Accounting - 1995
Masters in Professional Accounting
UT Austin - 1997
National Tax Accountant
Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Austin, TX
Chris Hannah Accounting - 1995
Rice University
Associate - Healthcare Investment Banking
Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
Chicago, IL
Todd Kimbrough Business - 1995
Masters of European Economics
University of Kent, UK - 1997
Masters in Economics
Texas A&M - 1996
Troutman Sanders LLP
Atlanta, GA
Michael Morris Economics - 1995 Ph.D. Program, Department of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Laura Rea Accounting - 1995 Senior Auditor, Assurance Services
University Federal Credit Union
Austin, TX
Siddharth Sinha Business & Computer Science - 1995
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley - 2002
Product Strategy Director
Oracle Corporation
Redwood Shores, CA
Kristyn Weaver Accounting - 1995 Student
South Texas College of Law
Houston, TX
Noelle Argabright [Burch] Economics and English - 1994 Attorney
Law Offices of K. Noelle Argabright
San Antonio, TX
Rosa Maria Escobar Business - 1994 Manager
Sun Metro Vanpool Program
El Paso, TX
Jennifer A. Fangue Business - 1994 Supervisor/Staff Aide
Harris County District Clerk
Houston, TX
Jennifer Yeoman Hall Economics & Psychology - 1994 Labor Market Analyst
Texas Workforce Commission
Austin, TX
Jeff "Ski" Kryszewski Economics - 1994
South Texas College of Law - 1997
Technical Consultant
Cyberhalk Internet Services
Houston, TX
Roland Lopez Business - 1994 Sr. Portfolio Manager - Marketing Development
Sprint E\Solutions
Los Angeles, CA
Gonzalo Salinas Economics & Mathematics - 1994
M.A. in Economics
Boston University - 1998
Masters in International Development
Kennedy School
Harvard University
The World Bank
Washington, D.C.
Jawad Sarwana Economics & Political Science - 1994
LL.B. University of Buckingham, England
Abraham & Sarwana
Karachi, Pakistan
Alys Thompson Accounting - 1994 Production Designer/Set Decorator in film
Hollywood, CA
Art History & Archaeologist
UT-Austin & Anglo-American Pompeil Project
Austin, TX & University of Bradford, UK
Robert Wallis Economics - 1994
MBA - 2003
McCombs School of Business
Austin, TX
Financial Analyst
Dell Inc.
Round Rock, TX
Michael Hansen Business - 1993 VP & Sr. Finance Manager
Wells Fargo - Private Client Services
San Francisco, CA
Jeff Kryszewski Economics & Business - 1993
J.D. - 1997
South Texas College of Law
Owner - Cyberhalk Internet Services
Technical Consulting
Houston, TX
Matthew Wheelis Accounting - 1993
Masters of Civil Engineering - 1995
Texas A&M
Director of Product Management
Alpharetta, GA
Randy Bailey Accounting - 1992
Master of Professional Accounting
UT-Austin - 1994
Senior Business Analyst
Amerada Hess Corp.
Houston, TX
Karen Cangas Economics - 1992
Purdue University - 1994
Experienced Consultant
Dallas, TX
Jason Crouch Business - 1992 Horizon Group, Capital Area Realty
Austin, TX
Tad Gilbreath Business - 1992 Investment Advisor
Portfolio Manager
Austin, TX
Lisa Smith Gildon Accounting - 1992
MBA - Information Systems
Baylor University - 1994
Corporate Audit
Plano, TX
Brian J. Hunt Accounting - 1992 Senior Accountant
Busniess Jet Solutions, L.L.C.
Dallas, TX
Liane McDonald Economics - 1992 Budget Analyst
Governor's Office of Budget and Planning
Austin, TX
Penn King Economics - 1991
Masters of International Management - 1993
Baylor University
Director, Executive Compensation
Tenet Healthcare
Dallas, TX
Todd A. Mantz Business - 1991 Vice President - Operations
CSC Group Inc.
Belton, TX
Jason Steed Economics - 1991 Vice President Business Development
Beneplace, Inc.
Austin, TX
Laura Urquidi Economics, Business & Spanish - 1991
M.B.A. - 1993
University of Texas at Austin
International Cash Management Product Manager
La Paz, Bolivia
Laura Ann Kimball Accounting - 1990 Financial Accountant
Dallas, TX
Dayna Nickles (Laster) Business - 1990 Senior Risk Analyst
Tenet Healthcare
Dallas, TX
Brandon D. Quarles Business - 1990
J.D. - U. of Mississippi - 1993
M.L.S. - U. of North Texas - 1995
Director of the Law Library
Baylor Law School
Waco, TX
Trey White Business - 1990
J.D. - Texas Tech - 1997
MBA - Texas Tech - 1992
Rosenberg, Tuggey
San Antonio, TX
Linda Hall Business - 1989
MBA - University of Montana - 1998
Program Officer
Housing Division
Montana Department of Commerce
Helena, MT
Dianne Hobratschk Walter Accounting - 1989
JD - University of Houston - 1997
Tax Consultant
Estates and Trusts
Houston, TX
James Pennoni Business - 1988 Foreign Exchange Specialist
Wells Fargo
Minneapolis, MN
Steven S. Rucinski Economics - 1988 Senior Account Executive
Countrywide Home Loans
Plano, TX
Frederic K. Taggart Business - 1986 Supervisor
Carrier Services Division
PageMart Wireless, Inc.
Dallas, TX
Christopher J. Janning Business - 1985 Investment Banker
Tax Exempt Bonds
First Southwest Company
Dallas, TX
Clayton H. Traylor Economics & Business - 1984 Staff Vice President for Political Operations
National Association of Home Builders
Washington, D.C.
Terry Whitley Economics - 1984 President
Central National Bank
Temple, TX
Diana Nelson Meadows Accounting - 1983 Plant Controller
Jostens, Inc.
Denton, TX
Kelley Clark Business - 1982
Emphasis in Finance
Southwest Airlines
Dallas, TX
Wade Creson Business - 1982
MBA - Finance
University of North Texas - 1989
Sr. Examiner - International Securities
Federal Reserve Bank of NY
New York, NY
Steven L. Cobb Economics & Political Science - 1982
Ph. D. in Economics - 1987
UNC at Chapel Hill
Associater Professor and Chair
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Frank (Bart) Shaw BBA Finance - 1982 Senior Account Executive
BancLeasing, Inc.
Plano, TX
Merrie Frost Business - 1981
J.D. - 1992
Cleveland-Marshall School of Law
self employed
Jan Oliver Wolfe Business - 1981
J.D. - 1984
SMU School of Law
Currently: Mom
Previously: Attorney with Johnson & Gibbs, P.C.
Austin, TX
Janice Richmond Valdez Business - 1980
J.D. - 1995
St. Louis University
Stone, Leyton & Gershman
St. Louis, MO
Brenda Morris Triplett Business - 1980 General Manager
E. W. Morris Laboratory, Inc.
Pasadena, TX
Katie Sherrod Bulkley Economics - 1978 Outsourcing Account Manager
Inland Revenue of the New Zealand Govt
Wellington, New Zealand
Meredith (Laynie) Moses Accounting - 1978 Financial Systems Administration Project Leader
The Weyerhaeuser Company
Tacoma, WA
Ben D. Orgain, Jr. Economics - 1978 President
Big Tuna, Inc.
Beaumont, TX
Craig D. Jones Accounting - 1977 International Credit Manager
El Paso Energy Corp.
Houston, TX
Tom Park Business - 1975 Owner/Partner
Tom Park Productions and Tom Park and Associates
Austin, TX
Guy Knoll Economics - 1973 Maintenance Office Supervisor
HVAC Facilities Support Div.
Dallas Public Schools
Dallas, TX
James Ron Cantwell Business - 1968 Systems Representative
Shaw Systems Associates, Inc.
Houston, TX