Distinguished Engineers Jerome D. Hall “Joey”, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1989. Mark Olsen, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2009.
Jerome D. Hall, Jr. “Joey” grew up in Amarillo, Texas. He is an honorary member of both the Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering Academies at Texas Tech. He serves on the Dean’s Council for the Whitacre College of Engineering and is a board member for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Mark Olsen began his career as a drilling engineer, providing technical support for both onshore and offshore drilling operations within the United States. Since his graduation, he has remained active in the Whitacre College of Engineering, supporting student development through meaningful, educational experiences. Mark has been an active member of ExxonMobil’s recruiting team at Texas Tech for over 10 years and has placed dozens of students into internship and full-time positions within his company.