The College of Business is pleased to announce the induction of students and faculty from West Texas A&M University into Beta Gamma Sigma for 2016. The International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or graduate program at a school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is by invitation only to business students who have met explicit academic qualifications defined by the International Honor Society’s Articles of Incorporation combined with chapter requirements relating to active leadership and/or service-learning. Dr. De’Arno De’Armond, associate professor of finance & Edwards Professor of Financial Planning, serves as the chapter advisor. Student officers are Emily Gross (President), Romy Simeu (Vice President), Jessica O’Brien (Secretary), and Kelsey Pruett (Treasurer). Mr. Jack Hayward is the 2016 distinguished business professional BGS inductee for West Texas A&M University.
Faculty members for the 2016 induction is as follows: David Clark, instructor of accounting; Dr. Robin Clark, clinical assistant professor of business law; Karen Cooley, instructor of accounting; Stephen Hayward; instructor of economics; Dr. Robert King, assistant professor of marketing; Lisa Lightfoot, instructor of accounting; Dr. Gary Sanders, clinical assistant professor of business law & accounting; Alice Upshaw, instructor of accounting; and Lynsee Womble, instructor of management.
West Texas A&M University’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma has been recognized for consecutive years by the Chapter Management System (CMS) with its Highest Honors Outstanding Chapter award. The 2016 ceremony was available to online students via a live broadcast.
The students inducted fall 2016 by hometown/country and major are:
Kristina Brown, Management
Matthew Brown, International Business
Jenise Contreras, Finance
Lindsey Ellis, Accounting
Marc Ferrell, Management
Meaghan Hall, Accounting
Mary Hayward, Economics
Matthew Johnson, M.B.A.
Kendayl Kirkland, Finance
Joel Klein, Accounting
Brianna Mills, Accounting
Terry Montgomery, Accounting
Cathy Murdy, Management
Trang Nguyen, International Business
Cindy Platt, M.B.A. – Healthcare Management
Kelsey Pruett, Finance
Lester Rocha, Finance
Baily Tupin, Marketing
Steven Webster, Economics & Law
Sally Wright, Accounting
Nitesh Jalan, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Zachary Grantham, M.B.A.
Jalyn Howell, Economics & Law
Ricardo Ortiz, M.B.A.
Tingwei Adeck, M.B.A. – Marketing
Rebecca Conner, Accounting
Tori Drake, Management
Lisa Simpson, Accounting
Zhiyuan Cai, Accounting
Min Jiang, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Clovis, New Mexico
Kimber Harrison, Marketing
Bryan Redic, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Robert Glenn, M.B.A.
Taylor Duncan, Management
Johnny Gutierrez, Accounting
Daniel Maratta, Computer Information Systems
Sandra Ramirez, Accounting
Adriana Duch Cordova, Marketing
Olivia Schilling, Finance
Penmetsa Raj, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Tosh Junior, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Magali Moralez, Master of Professional Accounting
Cindy Moreno, Master of Professional Accounting
Brian Caughey, M.B.A.
Ekundayo Osho, M.B.A. – Healthcare Management
Niall Pratt, Finance
Terio Bost, Economics
Maria Jimenez, Management
Lewis Palmer, General Business
Chern Wen Hee, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Rebekah Holmes-Smart, M.B.A.
Rebecca Wilson, Economics & Law
Nitisha Aryal, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Raju Karki, M.B.A. – Marketing
Ram Mainali, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Saru Pahari, M.B.A.
Bibek Pokhrel, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Smriti Thapa, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Olanike Ajayi, M.S.- Finance & Economics
David Paveletz, M.B.A. – Marketing
Romuald Simeu, Accounting
Pleasant Hill, California
Dwain Botelho, M.B.A.
Pleasant View, Tennessee
Cassidy Moore, M.B.A.
Pedro Alfonso Lameiras Dos Santos, Management
Perisha Milikich, Finance
Somerset, New Jersey
Khurram Shah, M.B.A.
Collin Evans, Marketing
Mohammed Algarni, Master of Professional Accounting
Khalil Aljuaythin, Master of Professional Accounting
Ali Alsiddiq, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Kordell Baker, Management
Taylor Hurt, Finance
Jessica Moore, M.B.A.
Chi Mai, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Chelsea Cates Gatto, M.B.A.
Stephanie Vestal, Management
Clinton Lee, M.B.A.
Kyle Noulis, M.B.A.
Wichita Falls, Texas
Jeff Mitchell, Management