Alumni Spotlight

Welcome to McMurry’s Alumni Career Spotlight! Each month we feature alumni stories on this page, in the e-newsletter, and on social media.

We want to share YOUR story! Update your business information at the link below and tell us how you’ve worked hard, overcome obstacles, applied your degree, and enhanced your career or started a business.

Elijah Dawson ’19

Elijah Dawson ’19

For most college students the gap between graduation and finding their first job is something that strikes fear. For Elijah…
Karl Scott ’07

Karl Scott ’07

Karl Scott ’07 has found success in embracing all the unique qualities he brings to his job. Simply put, being…
Alexander Orosco ’08

Alexander Orosco ’08

Alexander Orosco ’08 found himself behind the wheel of a historically successful season of Coahoma Softball this last spring. Orosco…
Hannah Way ’19

Hannah Way ’19

Hannah Way ’19 is proud to bring creativity to her work every single day. After graduating from McMurry in 2019…
Kenna Hogan ‘13

Kenna Hogan ‘13

Kenna Hogan’s history degree led to jobs in curation and development for the Old Jail Art Center in Albany, TX,…
Isaiah Core ‘18

Isaiah Core ‘18

In the 1960s, Isaiah Core’s grandparents founded Instrument Maintenance Co., Inc., an oil and gas business. After graduating from McMurry,…
Bobby Medford ‘93

Bobby Medford ‘93

Bobby Medford ’93 is a program director for Behavioral Health, an outpatient clinic for senior adults and a traditional outpatient…
Will Cooper ’14

Will Cooper ’14

Will Cooper ’14 competed as a sprinter for McMurry for 2 ½ seasons, before an injury ended his career. No…
Cam Burton ‘01

Cam Burton ‘01

Cam Burton ’01 is the Director of Spiritual Care, Clinical Ethics at St. David’s Healthcare – South Austin Medical Center. He…
Sarah Graff Bodner, PhD ‘96

Sarah Graff Bodner, PhD ‘96

Eight years ago, Sarah Graff Bodner, PhD ’96 founded the Featherstone Group, so she could balance being a mom AND…
Corbett Kesler ‘00

Corbett Kesler ‘00

Corbett Kesler’s ’00 career took a few turns before leading to his true passions—art and teaching. He’s now thriving as…
Katanna Wright Zachary ‘73

Katanna Wright Zachary ‘73

Katanna Wright Zachary ’73 has a penchant for writing and research. She currently works as a tutor for Midland College,…
Steve Harter ‘78

Steve Harter ‘78

Steve Harter ’78 graduated from McMurry with a Bachelor of Music Education. He initially planned to teach in public school,…
Stefanie Krantz ’97

Stefanie Krantz ’97

Stefanie Krantz ’97 is a climate change coordinator for the Nez Perce Tribe in north central Idaho. She works with…
Heather Gates ‘04

Heather Gates ‘04

Heather Gates ’04—an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church serves as lead chaplain for the Galveston Police Department, providing…
Steven Bristow ’96

Steven Bristow ’96

Steven Bristow ’96 is vice president of government affairs for Kalkomey Enterprises, LLC—a leading provider of recreational safety education. Steven…
Lori Hamilton Nelson ‘80

Lori Hamilton Nelson ‘80

Meet Lori Nelson ’80, area laboratory Manager for Texas Oncology. Lori studied Medical Technology while at McMurry and now oversees…