Texas Tech University

Red to Black Leadership Team

Meet Our Staff and Executive Board


 Jacob Gurock

Jacob (Jake) Gurock, Student Assistant

Jake Gurock is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Personal Financial Planning while serving as a Student Assistant for Red to Black. In addition to serving Red to Black, he is also a member of several other organizations on campus such as: Personal Financial Planning Ambassadors, KEY Outreach, Association of Students About Service, Personal Financial Planning Association, and Texas Tech Financial Planning Academy. When Jake isn't devoting his time to the several organizations he is a member of he throws himself into volunteer work. He is on the college ministry team at Livingstone Church, volunteers with the recovery community of Lubbock, VITA, and speaks at various addiction rehabilitation treatment facilities.

Over the years Jake has received several awards over the years including:


• FJY Financial Scholarship
• Wanda Ramsey Mason Scholarship
• Omega Chapter Scholarship
• John C. Kurilecz Scholarship in Personal Financial Planning
• Kenneth and Sue Gray Memorial Scholarship
• Mickey and Barbara McKenzie Scholarship
• Jeffery W. Terrel Scholarship for Recovering Persons
• Presidents List: May 2016, August 2016, August 2017, December 2017
• Dean's List: December 2016, May 2017


After graduation in December 2018, Jake plans on obtaining his CFP and AFC designations so he can continue to help and change the world! In his spare time he enjoys cheering for the New York Giants and playing golf; "Tee it high, and let if fly!" is a life long motto of Jake's.



 Jacob Holguin

Jacob Holguin, Student Assistant

Jacob Holguin is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Personal Financial Planning while serving as one of Red to Black's three Student Assistants. When he is not serving Red to Black, Jacob is an active member of Personal Financial Planning Association and Toastmasters, here on Texas Tech's camps.

In his spare time, Jacob enjoys volunteering with 2nd Graders and mentoring them. Jacob is also an Eagle Scout with big plans for after graduation. He wants to earn a job at a wealth management firm where he can display the skills he has learned during his time at Texas Tech, and develop himself into a professional in the workplace.


Cristal Gonzalez, Student Assistant

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Sarah Cogan, President

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Hunter Coday, Vice President

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Rachel Romero, Treasurer

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