2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees

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Robert Habibi ('81, '83)

Assumed various senior leadership roles in running public and private companies, including several start-ups. Developed a reputation as the "turn-around executive," restructuring unprofitable business units of public companies or re-launching small and promising technology companies to reach their potential.

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Mitchell O'Neal Ward ('89)

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Dallas-based MW Logistics, LLC. MW Logistics, LLC designs logistics and transportation solutions for businesses by working with asset-based partners to secure shipping capacity and services across multiple transportation modes, including road, rail, and bulk/tanker options. Achieving profitability early on, MW Logistics has emerged as one of the leading third-party logistics providers in North America.

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Pablo Mercado ('96)

Spent the last 15 years leading technology efforts at Vox Media, first as a start-up founder and engineer and then as Chief Technology Officer. Lled the technology and engineering teams that propelled Vox Media as it grew from a few individuals in a basement to an industry-leading modern media company.

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Bruce Smith ('87)

Founder, President, and CEO of Safety Vision, LLC. In just 29 years, Safety Vision has grown to over 100+ employees with locations throughout the United States and headquartered in Houston, Texas. With revenues over $70 million per year to over 40 countries worldwide.