The following stories highlight a few of the Baylor graduates [shown on the cover and pages 26-33, Baylor Magazine, Spring 2017, Vol. 15, Issue 3] committed to the area’s rejuvenation. Also, be sure to check out the fairly comprehensive list of alumni-owned storefronts and restaurants along with downtown’s new app and websites.
Pictured above left to right: DILLON MEEK, BA ’07, JD ’10, General Counsel, City Councilman; FIONA BOND, MBA Candidate, Executive Director, Creative Waco; MARSHALL STEWMAN, MBA ’13, Developer; PETER ELLIS, BA ’05, Entrepreneur, Developer; SUMMER FEATHERSTONE ELLIS, BA ’04, Entrepreneur, Jewelry Designer. Pictured here in the five-story Stratton Building in downtown Waco, Peter and Summer Ellis plan to feature art gallery space, a basement-level pub, a coffee bar, and 27 loft-style apartments.
Far more Baylor Alumni are involved in downtown than could be included in a single story. Click here for a list of downtown-area destinations with alumni connections.