Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame

Celebrating the achievements of the college's most prestigious influencers and beloved colleagues.

Gupta Hall of Fame

Established in 2015, the hall of fame was founded to recognize, honor and celebrate outstanding business leaders who have achieved significant success in their chosen fields of business and embody the spirit of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business.

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The Satish & Yasmin Gupta Hall of Fame is celebrated each year with an evening of reconnecting, embracing and reminiscing for the inductees. Each inductee is presented with an award to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to celebrate the many accomplishments of our alumni and supporters.

The ceremony is a place for friends, family and colleagues to celebrate the accomplishments of the award recipients.


2019 Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame Inductees

Irvin Ashford

Irvin Ashford Jr., MBA '00

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Director of Community Development and External Affairs
National Director of Financial Education
Comerica Bank

Joe Gigler

Joe Gigler, MBA '80

President, MetroTech Automotive Inc.

Jane Mody

Jane Mody, MBA '75

Former Managing Director of Green Courte Partners, LLC.

2019 Hall of Fame Events

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame Induction

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
6-8  p.m.

3rd Floor Atrium | SB Hall
2925 Gorman Dr
Irving, TX 75062

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