Peter J. “Pete” Bell and Daryn R. Ebrecht are the co-founders of Cotton Global Disaster Solutions. Cotton GDS is a global solutions provider of disaster recovery services, specializing in fire and water restoration and construction and environmental remediation. Pete is the chief executive officer and Daryn is the chief operating officer of Cotton GDS. Pete received a BBA in general business from SHSU in 1993 and is a 2007 recipient of the SHSU Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. Daryn received a BBA in management from SHSU in 1988.
Christopher L. “Chris” Tritico is a partner with Tritico Rainey, PLLC. He is an experienced Texas trial lawyer representing individuals and businesses in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, and civil and business law. Chris is a member of the SHSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences advisory council and will serve on the SHSU Alumni Association board of directors beginning in 2013. He received a BS in political science from SHSU in 1983 and a law degree from South Texas College of Law.
David Sam Bain retired as a global sales representative from International Harvester after 24 years of service and again in 1996 in the same capacity from a second career with Stewart and Stevenson. Since retirement, Sam has been actively involved in his Texas cattle and ranching operations. Sam received a BBA in business administration from SHSU in 1956.