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Dallas/Fort Worth MBA Reunion 2017

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$95 (Friday $45, Saturday $50))

The Dallas/Fort Worth MBA Reunion is Oct. 27-28, 2017 in Dallas! Register now!

We will commemorate the classes celebrating their 5-, 10-, and 15-year reunions (classes of 2012, 2007, and 2002). See who has registered and who has expressed interest on the Facebook event. Contact the Alumni Relations Office if you have questions or are interested in helping with reunion.

Cancellation Policy

We understand that plans can change and offer refunds through Oct. 20, 2017, which is the last day before we incur costs from our vendors. Please email the alumni office to request a refund.


Friday, October 27, 2017

2120 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Park City Club
5956 Sherry Lane
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75225

9-9:30 a.m. 
9:30-9:45 a.m.
Welcome and School Update | Joe Stephens
9:45-9:50 a.m.
Admissions Update | Dave Jackson
9:50-10:35 a.m.

Faculty Presentation | Prabhudev Koana
10:35-10:50 a.m.
10:50-11:35 a.m.
Faculty Presentation | David Harrison
11:35 a.m.
Closing Remarks | Joe Stephens

Speaker Series: Leading in an Age of Change

Dave Harrison

McCombs School of Business

David A. Harrison is the Charles & Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair of Business Administration at the University of Texas, Austin. He earned a doctorate in social, organizational, and individual differences psychology, along with masters' degrees in psychology and in applied statistics, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Harrison has published over 100 articles, book chapters, editorial reviews, papers, and monographs addressing a) diversity in organizations, b) work role adjustment, c) time, and d) executive judgment and decision making. In addition to having been a National Science Foundation Fellow, his work has been honored with Walter de Gruyter and Sage Best Paper awards in 1991, 1992, 1995, and 2002 from the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, the inaugural Carolyn Dexter International Best Paper award (in 1995) from the Academy of Management, and the inaugural Saroj Parasuraman Award (in 2008) for Outstanding Publication in Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO) from the Academy of Management. Further honors include the 2007 Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resources Division of the Academy, the 2008 and 2009 Owens Scholarly Achievement Awards from the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the 2011 Sage Career Scholarly Contributions Award from the GDO Division of the Academy. He has been Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Other editorial board memberships have included Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Research Methods. Dr. Harrison has been an active member of SIOP, where he was elected a Fellow. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. In addition, he has supported the Academy of Management in various roles, in the Research Methods Division as an award-winning Professional Development Chair (1996-97), Program Chair (1997-98), and Division Chair (1999-2000). From 2008-2011 he served on the Academy Board of Governors.

Prabhudev Konana

McCombs School of Business

Prabhudev Konana is Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation, William H. Seay Centennial Professor of Information Management and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin. He is the former chairperson of the Department of the Information, Risk, and Operations Management and founded the MS in Business Analytics program and MS in Information Technology & Management here at the McCombs. He graduated with an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1991 and 1995, respectively.

Prabhudev received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. His research is supported by grants from NSF, IBM, Intel and Dell. He is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teacher, the highest teaching award at the University of Texas at Austin. He received the University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011 and outstanding professor award from graduating classes of Dallas/Fort Worth MBA Students in 2011 and 2012. He is consistently selected to the Faculty Honor Roll from both the MBA and the UG student councils.

His current research interests are in digital strategies, sentiment extraction from virtual communities, and business value of IT.  He has published over hundred articles in journals, magazines, and conference proceedings including Sloan Management Review, Management Science, Information Systems Research, and numerous IEEE journals.

He is a co-founder of a non-profit organization, Pragathi (, to support primary education in India. He frequently writes for a leading English daily in India on social and economic issues.

Lost Classmates

We do not have a good email address for the following people. Please be sure to let them know about reunion and ask them to email the alumni office with their contact information, so they do not miss reunion updates.

MBA Class of 2012 MBA Class of 2007 MBA Class of 2002 Other MBA Class Years 

Jim Vardell

Ram Chelakara
Kristie Clark
Katie Cox
Jenny Goodman
Manuel Sifuentes
Wei Zhang

Chris Davis
Bill Grose
Julie Keene Knecht

Eric Bauereis
Ann Blevins
David Bragg
Ambika Cheruvu
Edmond Chow
Michael Christie
Teressa Covitz
Bart De Canne
Monte Drennan
Christopher Edwards
Mohamed El-Ghor
Nancy Fares
Steve Graham
Lenda Hill
Ed Hirsch
Mohsin Imtiaz
Jarrod Jackson
Madeleine Jaeschke-Melli
Felicia James
Jorge Kittl
John Krick
Chris Lujan
Mei MA
Dean Mahoney
Ashish Manjrekar
Stephen Martin
Mark McClung
Patrick Mullins
Michelle Murray
David Ojeda
David Pahl
Chris Pendergrass
Amy Podraza
David Potts
Lindian Reynolds
Chris Schairbaum
Amlan Sen
Gregory Senter
Vivek Shivani
Amanda Smith
Eric Soenen
Derek Spencer
Stephen Spencer
Anand Srinivasan
David Stone
Lisa Swanson-Kalota
Carter Truly
Gale Turner
Dipti Vachani
Sharad Vittal
Brandie Warren
Michael Watson
Mark Welty
Robert Whyte
Marna Wohlfeld
Shih-Hsin Ying
Francisco Yong

Hotel Room Block

Room Block Information

Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh
2927 Maple Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201

Reservations: 214-871-7111
Room Block Date: Oct. 27, 2017
Special Conference Rate*: from $169
Room Block Deadline: Oct. 10, 2017
*Refer to reservation code
UT MBA Reunion to receive this special rate.