Dale Hetzler, JD ’80, of Wilbur by the Sea, FL, was named executive director at The Austin Hatcher Foundation for pediatric cancer, a foundation based in Chattanooga, TN. He has served on the Austin Hatcher Foundation’s board of directors since 2013. Previously, he was senior vice president and chief legal officer for Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, and he was vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Inc.
Mike Monhollon, BA ’80, was appointed interim associate provost at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX. Monhollon serves as dean of the Kelley College of Business and as professor of business law.
Steven Napier, BBA ’81, MTax ’83, relocated with EY (formerly Ernst & Young) to Hamilton, Bermuda. He oversees the formation of a valuation and business modeling practice that will serve the markets of Bermuda, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands. Previously, Napier was a partner in EY’s US firm for more than 20 years, holding leadership positions in New York, London, San Francisco and Miami. He has held leadership positions in each of the major valuation professional organizations including AICPA, ASA and RICS. Upon retirement from EY, his ambition is to launch a valuation program at Baylor. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terry G. Freeman, BBA ’82, was named a member of the firm McGlinchey Stafford in its Dallas office. He joined the firm in 2011 and has 34 years of experience. Freeman represents banks and other financial services clients in connection with commercial and corporate lending and related activities.
Karen Martin Kernodle, BA ’82, MBA ’83, is chief of staff, Community Council of Greater Dallas—a collaborator, convener and change agent of and for DFW social service agencies. She’s “of counsel” at thinkpadsolutions.com consulting firm to nonprofits. A chapter in the recently released book The Power of Our Voices details her 2001 breast cancer journey. Contact at email@example.com.
Dr. Larry Johnson, MHA ’84, of San Antonio is retiring after 43 years of service as an Army Officer and Department of Army Civilian. Johnson has enjoyed teaching for the past nine years for the Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Peter A. McCullough, BA ’84, of Dallas, vice chair of medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, was named editor-in-chief of Cardiorenal Medicine. The journal is listed in the National Library of Medicine and is dedicated in advancing the science concerning illnesses that affect the heart and kidneys. Contact at email@example.com.
Trey Wingo, BA ’85, joined Mike Golic as co-host of ESPN Radio’s morning drive time show at 5 a.m. CT weekdays. Wingo continues hosting NFL Live once per week plus the NFL Draft, the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction and other special events. Wingo has been with ESPN since 1997.
Jay Kelly, BSEd ’86, is the founder of City Ranch Boots, a custom cowboy boot business where his customers are able to design cowboy boots from a wide array of textures and colors. He played football at Baylor.
Susan Burton, JD ’87, was named partner for Cornell Smith Mierl & Brutocao, an Austin employment law firm. She previously led Graves Dougherty Heron & Moody’s employment law practice group. Burton is one of Austin’s top female employment lawyers.
Rick Howard, BBA ’87, of Dallas writes, “I’ve been a believer that God’s plan in my life has been one of ‘seasons.’ For the past seven years, I’ve been privileged to be in a season of serving on staff at Watermark Church in Dallas leading our international efforts. As of Jan. 1, I returned to the practice of law. My practice areas will continue to include criminal defense and estate planning.” Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keenan Martin, BBA ’87, was honored with the 20-year service award at Austin Bank in Longview, TX, where he is senior vice president and compliance officer.
Kenny Suit, BA ’87, authored James Friedrich and Cathedral Films: The Independent Religious Cinema of the Evangelist of Hollywood, 1939-1966. One of the “grandfathers” of Christian cinema is an Episcopal priest named James Friedrich (Lexington Books, 2017: 290 pages). Suit is an associate professor of cinema at Milligan College in Tennessee. Contact at 1514 Ashwood, Johnson City, TN 37604 or email@example.com.
Jay Voncannon, BBA ’87, recently became CFO of CoorsTek Inc., the world’s leading industrial ceramics producer, headquartered in Golden, CO, and owned by the Coors family. Voncannon and his family are excited about the move to the mountains and the next adventure this opportunity brings. He spent more than two decades with Koch Industries in Wichita, KS.
Robert V. Sartin, BBA ’89, is chairman of the Frost Brown Todd LLC law firm. Sartin’s initial three-year term began Jan. 1. He has served on FBT’s nine-person executive committee since 2012. He joined the firm in 2006 and was member-in-charge of the Lexington, KY, office from 2008 to 2011 before moving to the firm’s Nashville office, one of the firm’s 12 offices with more 500 total attorneys.
Ben Voth, BA ’89, is an associate professor and director of debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He recently published two books: James Farmer Jr.: The Great Debater (Lexington Books) and Social Fragmentation and the Decline of American Democracy (Palgrave). Voth and his wife have three daughters. His oldest daughter, Rebecca, will graduate from Baylor as a University Scholar in 2018. Contact at 8705 Watersway, Rowlett, TX 75088. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.