Posts Tagged ‘Career News’

Brian Caddell (’12)

Commerce Bank is proud to welcome Brian Caddell to the commercial banking team in Houston. Brian focuses on the energy platform in upstream and midstream sectors. With more than 14 years of banking experience his previous role was responsible for providing more than $1.1B of financing for more than 100 upstream producers. Brian received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and MBA from the University of Houston.

Larry Gates (’99)

Larry Gates was recently hired as a Chief Administrative Officer at ABIP. A graduate of the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting; Larry will be leading the firm’s operations and managing the infrastructure of ABIP’s locations. His role is to assist in the firm’s growth and ensure ABIP remains one of the top Texas CPA and Advisory firms. Key to such will be managing the firm’s current and future investments in personnel, technology and processes. Larry has over 35 years of public accounting knowledge in addition to his industry and consulting experience.

Justo Mendez (LL.M ’06)

Justo Mendez recently became a Partner at Holland & Knight LLP. He advises healthcare providers on regulatory compliance, enforcement and transactional matters. This includes federal white collar criminal defense and navigating government investigations. Mr. Mendez is a former agent for the Office of the Inspector General in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and a federal prosecutor for the U.S. attorney’s office in Houston. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, he practiced law at Clark Hill. He holds an LL.M from the UH Law Center.

Gabriela M. Barake (’15)

Gabriela M. Barake was recently hired as an Associate at Crain Caton & James PC. She works closely with individuals, families, and businesses to protect their interests. Gabriela also consults on employment law issues and litigates labor and employment disputes for companies of all sizes. She earned her J.D. from the UH Law Center.

Ben Walther (’12)

Ben Walther has been promoted to partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. effective March 1, 2020. Ben advocates for clients in business litigation and product liability matters. He focuses on pharmaceutical, medical device, automotive, energy and construction industries. He earned his law degree from University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Mezio Zangirolami (’99)

Mezio Zangirolami has been newly hired at Senior Designer at EYP Architecture & Engineering. He has a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Houston, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, and brings more than two decades of architecture and healthcare planning experience to EYP’s Houston office, where he will lead the architectural design process, integrate multi-disciplinary project teams, ensure design excellence, and build client partnerships.

Lincoln Scott (’15)

Lincoln received an offer from Thrasio, an FBA Acquirer, for the role of Brand Manager.

Manish Parmar (M.B.A. ’03)

Manish Parmar has been appointed New Chief Credit Risk Officer of Regional Mangement Corp.

Tisha Rowe (M.B.A ’12)

Dr. Rowe, founder of RoweDocs has opened a new office in the Heights focusing on weight loss. The UH alumna is committed to community health and offers free physicals for Uber and Lyft Drivers as well as other under-served populations in addition to weight loss services.

Kirk Tholen (M.B.A. ’01)

Kirk Tholen has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Strateguc Officer of ARLP (Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.) and President of Alliance Royal, LLC. More…