College of Business and Innovation

2019 Pacemaker Award Recipients

Business Pacemaker Award 2019

The Pacemaker Award is the College of Business and Innovation’s highest honor, recognizing individuals for outstanding achievement in business, as well as contributions to the community and the University.

Honoree - Ramon E. Gonzalez III

Ramon E. Gonzalez III

He received a bachelor of business administration degree from the University in 1961. Gonzalez split his career between serving as a foreign service officer at the U.S. State Department, as assistant vice president at Merrill Lynch, and as chief financial officer of Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio. He is now retired.

Gonzalez served in the military and is a retired captain of the United States Army Reserve. He also is a past member of the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a member emeritus and past secretary of the Explorers Club, Washington Group.


Student Pacemakers

Student Pacemaker Awards are presented to UT College of Business and Innovation graduate and undergraduate students for their outstanding academic achievement, University and community service, and leadership.

Himabindu Katrapati - MBA (Healthcare Systems Management)

Himabindu Katrapati

Constance Baumgartner - MSA

Constance Baumgartner

Rachael Noe - Junior ( Accounting and Supply Chain Management)

Rachael Noe

Hannah Smith - Senior ( Accounting and Finance)

Hannah Smith

Landon Bleau - Junior ( Finance and Professional Sales)

Landon Bleau

Spencer Shoemaker - Senior (Finance)

Spencer Shoemaker

Cassidy Hamill - Senior (Human Resources and Supply Chain Management)

Cassidy Hamill

Scott Pribe - Senior (Operations and Supply Chain Management)

Scott Pribe

Laurie Britt - Junior (Human Resources and Finance)

Laurie Britt

Quinne Meyer - Senior (Human Resource Management and Marketing)

Quinne Meyer

Olivia Wright - Junior (Professional Sales and International Business)

Olivia Wright

Jovan Sanson - Senior (Professional Sales)

Jovan Sanson

Gregory Matuszynski II - Business Management Technology

Gregory Matuszynski II

Abigail Brannan - Senior (Human Resources and Business Law)

Abigail Brannan

Last Updated: 8/9/19