Kay Wheeler Moore, BA ’70, wrote the script and score of a musical drama, Becoming Garland Avenue, that was performed to a sellout crowd April 13 at the Plaza Theatre in downtown Garland, TX. The drama was the story of Garland’s early days. She and her husband Louis Moore, BA ’68, are retired career journalists, publishers and authors. Now community activists, they live on the street in Garland on which Kay grew up. The Moores spearheaded the neighborhood’s listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Contact at email@example.com.
Jean Tumlinson, BA ’70, MS ’73, of Cameron, TX, writes, “Upon acceptance to Baylor, I was 39 and leery of returning to college. I graduated from Stephens College, Columbia, MO, in 1949. It became necessary for me to return to college to support my five children. I enjoyed class tremendously as the younger Baylor students accepted me. I drove an hour to Waco every day, leaving my children to get themselves to school. I was featured in the Taurus issue of Iscani magazine in 1970. As an 88-year-old great-grandmother of 13, I enjoyed watching the Lady Bears championship. Sic ’em, Bears!” Tumlinson taught Spanish and history over her 25 years at Cameron Yoe High School.
David “Pup” Moore, BBA ’71, MBA ’76, retired June 30, 2018, after a 40-plus-year career in healthcare information systems. He worked with Nadacom, Antrim Corp., Labcorp, Spectrum/Solstas Labs, and finally as chief information officer for Sonora Quest Laboratories (2010). David and his wife Elizabeth Young Moore, BA ’73, enjoy playing golf, training their standard poodles and traveling. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or 11207 N. Patridge Place, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.
Thomas Redwine, BBA ’70, JD ’71, writes, “I’m honored to have my granddaughter Emory Redwine continue the family tradition as a Baylor freshman entering fall 2019. I know she will have the same wonderful college experience I did as a Baylor Bear.” Contact at 112 S. Crockett St., Sherman, TX 75090 or email@example.com.
Mark Bass, BBA ’73, was selected by Forbes magazine as one of its Best-In-State Wealth Advisors. Bass, CFP, CPA, AIF, is a principal of Pennington, Bass & Associates, a financial planning firm in Lubbock, TX, which he joined upon graduating from Baylor. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or 3310 20th St, Lubbock, TX 79410.
J. Marc Lewis, BBA ’75, of Waco was celebrated at Institutional Investor Magazine’s Ninth Annual “Americas Most Honored Companies Awards” dinner in New York City. He was honored as the No. 1 public company engineering and construction investor relations professional and for having the best investor relations program. Lewis, MasTec Inc.’s vice president of investor relations, has been highly ranked by Institutional Investor Magazine since 2013.
Godfrey Sullivan, BBA ’75, was appointed to the board of directors of RingCentral Inc., a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration and contact center solutions. Sullivan has served as chairman of the board of directors of Splunk Inc., an enterprise software company, since 2011, and he was president and CEO from 2008 to 2015. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of CrowdStrike Inc. since 2017 and Citrix Systems Inc. from 2005 to 2018. He is the former president and CEO of Hyperion Solutions Corp.
Roy Moran, BA ’76, of Liberty, MO, planted Shoal Creek Community Church in Kansas City, MO, in 1995. This journey led him to write Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied (Thomas Nelson, 2015). Moran is chairman of the board of two leading church planting organizations: Beyond and New Generations.
Charles “Gregg” Stevens, MHA ’77, Deputy to the Commanding General, Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S), Health Readiness Center of Excellence and Chief of the AMEDD Civilian Corps, retired from senior executive service Jan. 31. In addition to his years of service as an AMEDD civilian, Stevens served nearly 30 years on active duty, receiving his commission as a medical service corps officer.
Herb Bristow, BBA ’78, JD ’81, joined Andy Tindel, BBA ’79, JD ’82, and Mark Mann, JD ’81, for an intellectual property practice in Waco, which has become a burgeoning destination for IP lawsuits. Waco’s Haley & Olson, a business and commercial litigation firm that also represents about 75 governmental entities, and Mann, Tindel and Thompson, a specialized patent litigation firm with offices in Tyler and Henderson, have opened a new office at 913 Franklin Ave.
Texas Lutheran University (TLU) named Debbie Cottrell, BSEd ’79, its 16th president. Cottrell previously served TLU in Seguin, TX, as vice president of academic affairs. She received her master’s and PhD in history from the University of Texas at Austin. Cottrell served in various roles at a number of colleges and universities, including provost at William Peace University in Raleigh, NC, associate dean and director of graduate programs at Smith College in Northampton, MA, and professor of history and assistant dean of the faculty at Cottey College in Nevada, MO.