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Please join your fellow Houston area Sam Houston graduates for our 5th annual Bearkats in Business. It's a great way to stay connected to your university and network with alumni. Sponsorships are still available benefiting the Sam Houston State University Department of Athletics. The 2017 Event will be Tuesday January 24, 2017.  

HOST AND UNDERWRITER: “COACH OF THE YEAR”

Richard A. "Rich" ‘80 (RE:VIVE DEVELOPMENT), Danya Martin ‘80 and Jennie ‘16 Kieval

“MVP” ($10,000)

Duke Austin ‘92 (Quanta Services Inc.) and Sanette Henson Austin ‘92

A & C Plastics, Inc. (Carolyn Chipman Faulk ‘70)

Don Hendrix, Jr. ‘78 (Chemiplas, Inc.) and Jackie Brazier Hendrix ‘79 (Lyondellbasell)

Cindy Clary Marion ‘81 (MMI Agency) and Donnie Marion ‘80 (Houston ISD)

Randy Roden ‘71 (Listo Drywall Company, Inc.)

Don Sanders ‘58

Karey Vaught ‘90 (Marsh USA Inc.) and London Lindahl Vaught ‘91

Jerry L. Zamzow ‘73 (Retired, Perry Homes)

“TEAM CAPTAIN” ($5,000)

Bill Byler ‘88 and Kerri Byler (W.T. Byler Co.)

Bryan G. Osterhaus ‘89 (Limited Partner, MedInc of Texas LP)

Ellen Happe Phillips ‘82 and Terry Phillips

Raymond James & Associates (Bob ‘65 and Gay ‘65 Rod and Cheryl Gaydosick ‘77 and Steven Benton)

The Van Meter Mortgage Group (Ashley ‘93 & Amy ‘93 Van Meter)

Total Convenience Marketing (Bob ‘90 and Ami Christopher ‘93 Wallace and Steve ‘92 and Jeannie Jones ‘92 Bub)

“STARTING LINEUP” ($2,500)

Jonathan C. Amato ‘08 (SWBC) and Joseph “Joe” Amato ‘72

Boulevard Realty (Bill Baldwin ‘85)

Vanco Ring Gasket Specialty (E. Brooke Beierle ‘04 and Joey Beierle)

Cotton Commercial USA, Inc. (Pete Bell 93)

Bryan K. Brown ‘90 (Reed Smith)

Jerry Bush ‘89 (Sterling McCall Toyota) and Tracy Cambiano ‘89 Bush

Ronny Carroll Custom Homes (Ronny Carroll, Jr. and Ronny ‘65 and Faye Stratmann ‘69 Carroll)

The Cole Group (Don 67, ‘69 and Sara Sowers 67, 70 Cole)

Professional Fleet Service (Edd 94, 95 and Susannah Compton and Jack ‘61, 65 and Sue Ann Compton)

Community Impact Newspaper (Jason Culpepper ‘99, John Garrett ‘97 and Jennifer Davis Garrett ‘99)

Walter Fitzgerald ‘79 (Retired, CenterPoint Energy) and Jan Fitzgerald

Destin Drywall & Paint, Inc. (Doug Gilbert ‘68)

Long Lake, Ltd (John "Craig" Jones ‘90)

Len Keeling ‘63 and Marlene Keeling

Upchurch Kimbrough (Rob Kimbrough ‘86)

Sun Coast Resources, Inc. (James "Kyle" Lehne ‘94)

David L. Smith Realty/The Legacy Group (Susan S. Lenamon ‘73)

Momentum Exterior Systems, Inc. (Omar ‘95 and Alesha ‘96 Maalouf)

John Mackel ‘96 and Trey Hunt ‘01 (Weaver)

Tony Mandola’s (Anthony A. "Tony" Mandola, Jr. ‘73 and Phyllis Mandola)

Russell S. Molina ‘89 and Allison Molina

Steven L. Parkhill ‘77 (EEPB, P.C.) and Lisa Parkhill

Steven M. Seltzer ‘77 (TPMC Realty Corporation) and Arlene Seltzer

Brian J. Starr ‘02 (Whitley Penn LLP)

Sterling Golf at Houston National (Robert ‘80 and Erin McDermott ‘80 Steele)

Keystone Concrete Placement (Craig, Brad ‘90, Melissa ‘16, and Scott ‘16 Stewart)