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Jerry S. Rawls Business Excellence Award

The Excellence in Business Award recognizes Texas Tech alumni whose contributions and accomplishments have made a significant impact on Rawls College and/or the business community as a whole. Throughout their careers, honorees have contributed significantly to Texas Tech and their industry and communities, while upholding the highest standards and values.

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2022 Rawls Distinguished Alumni & Awards Event

Honorees for 2022 will be recognized on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

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2022 Honoree

Congratulations to the 2022 honoree, and thank you for the dedication you have shown to Rawls College and Texas Tech University.

Mark Griffin

Regent Mark Griffin

President, The Griffin Companies
Lubbock, Texas

Mark Griffin, 67, is president of The Griffin Companies consisting of Rip Griffin Truck Service Center, Inc. and the Griffin Family Office, which are investment companies holding positions in numerous and wide-ranging investments.

Griffin currently serves as a director of The CH Foundation and as a regent for the Texas Tech University System.

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