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DEENA KATZ, CFP

Associate Professor - Personal Financial Planning

Four decades ago, Deena Katz looked at her classroom of first-graders and realized teaching them to read wasn't her passion. It was too stressful.That her passion was managing other people's money – frequently quite a lot of it – well, that was stress the longtime financial adviser could handle. Katz opened her own financial advising firm in Chicago in the 1970s, then moved to Miami where she and her now-husband, Harold Evensky, partnered to create  More...
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JOHN GILLIAM, PH.D., CFP, CHFC, CLU

Associate Professor/Director of MS Programs - Personal Financial Planning

A Texas Tech University professor has been named to Wealth Management’s Ten To Watch in 2017, which identifies people expected to be innovators and influences in the financial advice industry. John Gilliam, an associate professor in the Department of Personal Financial Planning, started the Best Interest Initiative in 2016 after the Department of Labor’s approval of the fiduciary rule requiring financial advisers who make recommendations More...
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PAUL ALLEN HUNTON

Station Manager - KTTZ-TV

Paul Hunton, an award-winning filmmaker and the general manager of KTTZ-TV in Texas Tech Public Media, has been named the 2016 Broadcaster of the Year by the Texas Association for Broadcast Educators. The Broadcaster of the Year Award honors those who have shown a commitment to excellence in educational broadcasting. It is open to any full-time employee of a Texas Association of Broadcasters member radio or television station.  More...
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FRANK PEREZ

Associate Athletic Trainer - Athletics

Texas Tech University alumni are all over the world. With the skills and opportunities Texas Tech provides its students, the limits are endless. But even with the chance to travel around the world (or even space), sometimes Texas Tech alumni still find themselves back in Raiderland. When Frank Perez graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in exercise sport science, he knew he would be working with athletes, but he did not know what kind. More...
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