Rawls College of Business to Recognize Distinguished Alumni

Written by Michael Castellon

Date: April 14, 2006
CONTACT: Michael Castellon, m.castellon@ttu.edu

LUBBOCK – The Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business will honor three alumni at its Distinguished Alumni Recognition event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (April 20) at the Lubbock Country Club.

This year’s distinguished alumni are:

• F. Scott Dueser, chairman of the board of First National Bank of Abilene and president and chief executive officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. Deuser earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting from Texas Tech in 1975. A Texas Tech regent, he has served on the Texas Tech Foundation and currently serves as a board member of the Abilene Higher Education Foundation, the Hendrick Medical Center Foundation, Abilene Industrial Foundation and the American Bankers Association Bank Pac Committee.

• Brian F. McCoy, CEO and chairman of the board, McCoy’s Building Supply. McCoy earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Tech in 1975. McCoy’s Building Supply operates 86 locations in five states with annual sales exceeding $500 million.

• Dr. James C. Wetherbe, Stevenson-chaired professor of information technology for the Rawls College of Business. Wetherbe received his Master of Business Administration in management from Texas Tech in 1973. He is the executive director of the Institute for Internet Buyer Behavior at the Rawls College of Business and recently was appointed associate dean of research and development at the college.


CONTACT: Susan Brown, coordinator for marketing and alumni relations, Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, (806) 742-1571 or sjbrown@ba.ttu.edu