Student Profiles

DBA 2019 Cohort

              Name Title
Rachel V. Allmon Rachel Allmon Faculty and Coordinator of Management, Tarrant County College
Jeff Barland Jeff Barland Senior Manager, Analytics, Walmart
Chris Becker Chris Becker Regional Director, UDR REIT
Nascha Wanza Booker Nascha Wanza Booker Senior Project Manager, Texas Children's Hospital
DeAndrea Davis DeAndrea Davis Director of Wealth Management, Prothro Blair Financial, Northwestern Mutual
Lauran Fuller Lauran Fuller Owner/Entrepreneur, Caked Up! LLC
Leslie Gould Leslie Gould Project Director, ResCare Workforce Services
Samir Jarjoui Samir Jarjoui IT Director, Andeavor
Sarah Munger Sarah Munger Teacher, Atlanta Independent School District
Gayle Randall

Gayle Randall

Senior Instructor of Management and Marketing, Angelo State University
Raka Sandell Raka Sandell Vice President of Project Management, Campus Advantage
Jessie Zetnick-Cleveland Jessie Zetnick-Cleveland CFO, Athena Financial LLC & Adjunct Accounting Instructor, Texas Woman's University

DBA 2018 Cohort

              Name Title
Pauline Akatsa Pauline Akatsa Global Program Director, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Bob R. Bean Bob R. Bean Associate Director, Capital Markets, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Shams Bharwani Shams Bharwani Manager, EY Tax Technology and Transformation Services
Chanae Childress-Coates Chanae Childress-Coates

Owner/Manager, Childress Coates Accounting, LLC

April L. Rowsey April L. Rowsey Lecturer, Baylor University
Sal Saad Sal Saad Business Transformation Consultant, North Highland
Misty A. Sabol Misty A. Sabol Associate Professor of Business, Lone Star College–University Park
Matthew Sargent Matthew Sargent Vice President, CRS Controls and Operational Risk at Wells Fargo
Gregory Scott

Gregory Scott, Jr.

Total Rewards Program Manager, Aviall Services, Inc.
JR Slubowski JR Slubowski Senior Director, Marketing Strategy & Consulting, Maritz Loyalty, a Division of Maritz Motivation Services
Bradley Winton Bradley Winton Director, Oaklawn Investments

DBA 2016 Cohort

  Name Title
Cesar Cadillos Cesar Cedillos Area General Manager for United Rentals
Greg Chesney Greg Chesney Senior Project Engineer at L-3 Integrated Systems Group
Gabe Dickey Gabriel Dickey Executive Professor at the University of Northern Colorado
Shelly Groves Shelly Groves Practice Administrator at Texas Children's Cancer Center
Catalin Pavel Catalin Pavel  
Russell Smith Russell Smith Manager, Managed Care at Medela, Inc.

DBA 2014 Cohort

  Name Title
Enoch Asare Enoch Asare Senior Reporting Specialist at Vistra Energy
Rebecca Bogie Rebecca Bogie Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis at MoneyGram International
Mark Brightenburg Mark Brightenburg Director at Fidelity Investments
Thomas Brill Thomas Brill Marketing Manager at Verizon Communications
Joe Carson Joseph Carson

Sr. Project Management Consultant, American Mortgage Consultants

Odette Christie Odette Christie President of OEC² Solutions, LLC
Emmanuel Dalavai Emmanuel Dalavai

Global Program Manager, Training & Leadership Development

Aviall, A Boeing Company

Niki Kissinger Niki Kissinger Aerospace Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration
Marianne Lamkin Marianne Lamkin  
Simone Meskelis Simone Meskelis

Sales Systems Manager at Essilor

Donna Morrow Donna Morrow VP Marketing at Project Management Institute Dallas Chapter
PT Navendra PT Navendra Head of Data Services in HD Vest Financial Services
Raymond Pasko Raymond Pasko Vice President of Sales, Alcon, A Novartis Division
Sergio Robledo Sergio Robledo Sales Director at Ericsson, Inc
David Rogers David Rogers Senior Director, Business Intelligence at Raising Cane's

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Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.

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Words of Wisdom, Advice Bolster Educators Now Teaching from Afar

In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.

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Help Us Help UD Students Affected by COVID-19

Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.

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