The Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is pleased to announce the induction of students from West Texas A&M University into the fall 2017 class of Beta Gamma Sigma. 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 Arne van Mourik (President), Jalee Blackwell (Vice President), Mary Hayward (Secretary), and Chandler Huddleston (Treasurer). Mr. James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide, and 2014 West Texas A&M University Distinguished Alumni provided the ceremony keynote and is the 2017 distinguished business professional BGS honoree for West Texas A&M University.
The students inducted fall 2017 by hometown/country and major are:
Suresh Tripathy, M.B.A.
Martin Birkenfeld, M.B.A.
T’Reya Espinoza, Management
Elizabeth Hand, Finance
Courtney Jackson, Accounting
Shelley Jones, Marketing
Rebekah Klein, Finance
Ashley Manchee, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Eric Mesa, General Business
Sandra Mitchell, Master of Professional Accounting
Deidre Schlabs, Marketing
Joshua Tarrant, Computer Information Systems
Brittany Tindall, Accounting
Michael Wells, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Bay City, Texas
Raihan Khondker, M.B.A.
Gabrielle Ashley, Computer Information Systems
Matthew Gerths, M.B.A.
Frank Cordova, M.B.A.
Ben Holland, M.B.A.
James Irons, Management
Robert Taylor, Computer Information Systems
Bradford Yock, Master of Professional Accounting
Andrea Jerrick, M.B.A.
Frederick Leighton, Accounting
Mark Lindemann, M.B.A.
David Conner, M.B.A.
William Ewing, M.B.A.
Anastasia Rademaekers, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Arne van Mourik, Finance
Dover, New Hampshire
Ayesha Patel, M.B.A.
Flower Mound, Texas
Makenna Wellborn, M.B.A. – Marketing
Brienna Cheney, Accounting
Sydney Abraham, General Business
Jeffrey Wylie, Management
Stefan Schlabs, Finance
Aaron Wilkes, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Lauren Stern, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Megan Bryan, Entrepreneurship
David Wagner, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Shravan Purohit, M.B.A.
Bahareh Naderi, M.B.A.
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Marie Ellyson, Entrepreneurship
Bradley Cook, M.B.A.
Lurina Dallas, Management
Logan Barnes, M.B.A. – Management
Nitesh Jalan, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
Saru Pahari, M.B.A. – Computer Information Systems
New Braunfels, Texas
Sara Koepp, General Business
North Richland Hills, Texas
Melanie Durham, M.B.A. – Healthcare Management
Hanna Williams, Finance
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Elijah Toft, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Peter Vernig, M.B.A. – Healthcare Management
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Mehrsa Aghajafari, M.B.A.
William Rhodes, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Aileen Galicia-Torres, M.B.A.
Candie Mabey, Finance
Jalee Blackwell, International Business
Chandler Huddleston, Economics
San Antonio, Texas
Daniela Arceo, Entrepreneurship
Ruben Preciado, Management
Jenna Roy, M.B.A.
Karryl Romain, M.B.A.
Syracuse, New York
Shane Williams, M.B.A.
Sahar Rupani, M.B.A. – Healthcare Management
Duong Dinh, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Linh Cao, Master of Professional Accounting
Ngan Dao, M.S.- Finance & Economics
Tram Dao, Master of Professional Accounting
Kyle Gunter, M.B.A.
Thomas Morales, Accounting
Destiny Willingham, Management
Lawrence Schwartz, Finance
Julie Lawson, M.B.A.