Notable Alumni

There are a large number of Gamma Epsilon Beta's who have continued their success into the professional world at these companies: Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, National Instruments, Henderson Engineers, US Bank, Cargill, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, Perceptive Software, Koch Industries, Farmland Foods, State Street, Hallmark, Thomson Reuters, Polsinelli Shughart, Turner Construction, JE Dunn. Below are notable alumni from our chapter and other chapters.

Gamma Epsilon Chapter Alumni

John J Rhodes - 1938 - Former House Minority Leader

Warren Staley - 1965 - Chairman and CEO of Cargill Inc

DeLoss Dodds - 1959 - Athletic Director of the University of Texas

Jeff Jones - Vice President Project Management of Simon Property Group

Christopher Miller - President/CEO of Gammon Miller

Tyler Bachman - Vice President of Commercial Banking US BANK

Scott Cusick - Product Development Manager at Farmland Foods

Kevin Lewis - Vice President at Henderson Engineers

Mike Serpan - Vice President BD at Convergys

Rob Exline - President & CEO at Exline, INC

David H. Severson - Vice President at North American Co

Beta Theta Pi National Alumni

Business

John Edward Anderson - UCLA 1940 - Founder of Topa Equities, Ltd., namesake of UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bill Bowerman - Oregon 1933 - Founder of Nike, Inc.

Hank Barnette - West Virginia 1956 - CEO of Bethlehem Steel

Donald Bren - Washington 1955 - Billionaire, Owner of The Irvine Company

Chris DeWolfe - Washington 1988 - CEO of Myspace.com

Douglas Clayton - Cornell 1982 - CEO of Leopard Capital

Arthur Collins - Miami University 1969 - CEO of Medtronic 2002–2008

Bill Cook - Northwestern 1953 - Billionaire founder of the Cook Group

Dave Coulter - Carnegie Mellon 1971 - former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BankAmerica Corporation

Weldon "Hoot" Gibson - Longtime executive at SRI International

William C. Glaub - Knox College 1971 - Chairman and CEO Chrysler Canada

Richard Heckert - Miami University 1944 - former DuPont CEO

David Holl - Clemson University 1982 - President and CEO Mary Kay

Joel Hyatt - Dartmouth 1972 - Founder Hyatt Legal Services

Shahid Khan - Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 1971 - Owner of Illinois autoparts company Flex-N-Gate and owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Donald Peterson - Washington 1946 - Former CEO Ford Motor Company

Dan Irwin - Ohio State University 1983 - Part Owner Buffalo Bills

Samuel Laws - Miami University 1848 - Inventor of the ticker tape machine

Kenneth Lay - Missouri 1967 - Former chairman and CEO of Enron

R. Conrad Leslie - Miami University 1949 - World renowned crop analyst

Matthew Matsudaira - Washington 2001 - CEO of Wedcoupon

Derek Mattson - University of Utah 1987 - Founder & CEO of Vehix

J. Bart McCollum - Washington University in St. Louis 2002 - COO of AmeriFlex

Cruse Watson Moss - Ohio University 1948 - Former Executive Vice President of Kaiser-Jeep, Former Vice President of American Motors

J. C. Nichols - Kansas 1902 - Real Estate

George Nolen - Virginia Tech 1978 - CEO of Siemens

Bruce A. Nordstrom - Washington 1955 - Former chairman and CEO of Nordstrom

Blake W. Nordstrom - Washington 1982 - Current Chairman and CEO of Nordstrom

Everett W. Nordstrom - Washington 1923 - Former chairman and CEO of Nordstrom

John Opel - Westminster 1948 - Former President of IBM

Sam Palmisano - Johns Hopkins 1973 - CEO of IBM

John H. Patterson - Miami University 1867 - Founder National Cash Register

Marvin Pierce - Miami University 1916 - President McCall Corporation and father of Barbara Bush

Mitchell P. Rales - Miami University 1978 - Billionaire, Founder of Danaher Corporation

Steven M. Rales - DePauw 1973 - Billionaire, Founder of Danaher Corporation

Steven Rogel - Washington 1965 - CEO of The Weyerhaeuser Company

William C. Short - Washington University in St. Louis 2002 - President and CEO of AmeriFlex

Frank Shrontz - Idaho 1954 - Past Chairman and CEO of The Boeing Company

Jeffrey Skilling - Southern Methodist 1975 - former CEO of Enron

Kenneth A. Spencer - Kansas 1921 - Founder, President, and CEO of Spencer Chemical Company

Warren Staley - Kansas State 1965 - Chairman and CEO of Cargill

G. Kennedy Thompson - North Carolina 1973 - CEO Wachovia, 2000–2008, Board Member of Hewlett-Packard

James R. Ukropina - Stanford 1937 - Board Member Lockheed Martin/ Directions LLC, CEO

N. T. Veatch - Kansas 1902 - Co-Founder and CEO of Black and Veatch

Sam Walton - Missouri 1940 - Founder of Wal-Mart

Justin Dart - Northwestern 1929 - Founder of Dart Industries

Fred Wilson - MIT 1983 - Venture capitalist and prominent blogger

James Wilson - Southern California 1957 - International Grocery Store Mogal

John D. Zeglis - University of Illinois 1969 - Former Chairman and CEO of AT&;T Wireless

Sports

Brian Job - Stanford - Olympic Medalist in Swimming

Frankie Baumholtz - Ohio 1941 - Professional basketball and Major League baseball player

Inaki Gomez - University of British Columbia 2010 - Canadian Summer Olympic Team Member, London 2012

Earl "Red" Blaik - Miami University 1918 - Head football coach, Army

Matt Borland - GMI-EMI 1994 - NASCAR Crew Chief for Ryan Newman, Dale Jarrett

Mike Brown - Dartmouth 1957 - President & GM, Cincinnati Bengals

Dave Brundage - Oregon State 1986 - Baseball Minor League Player and Coach

Guy Chamberlin - Nebraska 1916 - College and Pro Football Hall of Famer

Don Cohan - Adelphi 1951 - Olympic Bronze Medalist, Sailing, 1972

Thomas C. Hansen - Washington 1976 - Current Pac-10 Conference Commissioner

Peter Cipollone - California 1994 - Olympic Gold Medalist, Rowing, 2004

Eddie Collins - Columbia 1907 - Baseball Hall of Famer

Don Coryell - Washington 1947 - Retired San Diego Chargers Coach

DeLoss Dodds - Kansas State 1959 - Athletic Director of The University of Texas at Austin

Bobby Douglass - Kansas 1969 - Quarterback, Chicago Bears

Gene L. (Red) Estes - Oregon 1959 - Head Track & Field Coach, Fresno State

Max Falkenstien - Kansas 1947 - Legendary Kansas Jayhawks Radio Personality

Jay Fiedler - Dartmouth 1994 - Football

Dow Finsterwald - Ohio 1952 - Professional Golfer

Ken Forsch - Oregon State 1969 - Baseball

Gail Goodrich - UCLA 1965 - Basketball

Dan Guerrero - UCLA 1974 - UCLA Athletic Director

Ed Hamm - Georgia Tech 1928 - Gold Medal Long Jump 1928 Olympics

William Koch - MIT 1962 - Skipper and Champion America’s Cup

Cawood Ledford - Centre College - Legendary University of Kentucky Basketball Commentator

Jerry Lucas - Ohio State 1962 - Basketball

Larry MacPhail - Beloit 1910 - Brooklyn Dodgers Owner/GM; Hall of Fame/Introduced night games

Steve Marino - UVA 2002 - Professional Golfer

Scott McCarron - UCLA 1989 - Professional Golfer

David Edward "Chip" Reese - Dartmouth - Professional Poker Player

Jamey Rootes - Clemson 1988 - Former GM Columbus Crew Major League Soccer and current President for Houston Texans

Edward P. Roski - Southern California 1968 - Owner Los Angeles Kings Hockey Team/Realtor

Mike Schmidt - Ohio 1971 - Major League Slugger, Baseball Hall of Famer

Bill Stoneman - Idaho 1966 - G.M., Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 1999–2007. MLB Baseball Player.

Eran Horodniceanu - George Washington 1998 - George Washington Women's Basketball Coach

John T. Smith - Professional Wrestler

Stan Smith - Southern California 1969 - Professional Tennis

Bill Veeck - Kenyon 1936 - Major League Baseball franchise owner

Rick Volk - Michigan 1967 - Miami Dolphins

John Wooden - Purdue 1932 - Legendary UCLA Basketball Coach

Brian J. White - Dartmouth 1995 - New England Patriots

John Greer - University of Nevada Las Vegas 2000 - All-conference football player, drafted by Seattle Seahawks

Government & Politics

Schuyler Colfax - DePauw 1844 - U.S. Vice President

Joe Allbaugh - Oklahoma State 1974 - Former Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Albert Beach - Kansas 1905 - Mayor of Kansas City, MO

Michael Bennet - Wesleyan - United States Senator from Colorado

William Borah - Kansas 1884 - Senator from Idaho and Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Joseph W. Byrns, Sr. - Vanderbilt 1890 - former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Chuck Colson - Brown 1953 - Watergate conspirator

William S. Cowherd - Missouri 1881 - Former Democratic mayor of Kansas City, Missouri in 1892–1893,
Congressman from Missouri in 1897–1905

William B. Cravens - Missouri 1893 - Former U.S. Representative from Missouri

Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr. - Missouri 1882 - former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1908–1909

Donald Dawson - Missouri 1932 - former aide to President Truman, Curator of the Truman Presidential Library

David Dewhurst - Arizona 41st and current Lieutenant Governor of Texas

Robert Docking - Kansas 1946 - Governor of Kansas

Ozro J. Dodds - Miami University 1861 - US House of Representatives 1872–74

William O. Douglas -Whitman 1920 - United States Supreme Court Justice

Joseph Rucker Lamar - Bethany 1877 - United States Supreme Court Justice

John Marshall Harlan  - Centre 1850 - United States Supreme Court Justice

Robert Ellsworth - Kansas 1946 - US House of Representatives, Nixon Campaign Director, Deputy Secretary of Defense, Advisor to President Nixon, and Representative to NATO

W. Mark Felt - Idaho 1935 - Exposed the Nixon administrations' corruption as "Deep Throat"

David R. Francis - Washington, St. Louis 1870 - Mayor of St. Louis, Governor of Missouri, Secretary of the Interior, Ambassador to Russia, President of Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Richard Gephardt - Northwestern 1962 - Former United States House Minority Leader

John Brown Gordon - Georgia 1854 - Major General in CSA, U.S. Senator, and Governor of Georgia

H. R. Haldeman - UCLA 1948 - President Nixon’s Chief of Staff

Michael Harcourt - British Columbia 1963 - Premier of British Columbia

Charles Henry Hardin - Miami University 1841 - Former Governor of Missouri

Mark O. Hatfield - Willamette 1943 - Former United States Senator and Governor of Oregon

Bob Packwood - Willamette 1954 - Former United States Senator

Denny Smith - Willamette 1961 - Former Member of Congress

David Karnes - Nebraska 1971 - Former United States Senator

James P. Kem - Missouri 1910 - United States Senate from Missouri, 1947 to 1953

Peter D. Kinder - Missouri 1976 - Lt. Governor of Missouri

Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr. - Missouri 1951 - U.S. Federal District Court Judge and former president of the Missouri Bar Association

Horace Lurton - Cumberland 1867 - United States Supreme Court Justice

Richard Lugar - Denison 1954 - United States Senator

Ray Mabus - Mississippi 1969 - Former Governor of Mississippi 1988–92; Secretary of the Navy, 2009–Present

James G. Martin - Davidson 1957 - House of Representatives and Governor of North Carolina

Henry M. Mathews - West Virginia 1857 - Former Governor of West Virginia

Arch A. Moore, Jr. - West Virginia 1951 - Former Governor of West Virginia

Oliver P. Morton - Miami 1847 - Civil War Governor of Indiana, and instigator of the DePauw, Indiana and Wabash Chapters

John Mutz - Northwestern 1957 - Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, president of Lilly Endowment

Bill Nelson - Florida 1964,Yale 1965 - Former Representative, currently United States Senator

Don Nickles - Oklahoma State 1971 - Former United States Senator

Guy B. Park - Missouri 1896 - governor of Missouri

William Perry - Stanford 1949 - Former Secretary of Defense

David Peterson - Western Ontario 1966 - Premier of Ontario

Bill Phelps - Missouri 1956 - Attorney and US Representatives Missouri

Thomas L. Rubey - Missouri 1885 - U.S. Representative from Missouri

Kimbrough Stone - Missouri 1895 - Judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

John J. Rhodes - Kansas State 1938 - Former House Minority Leader

Charlie Rose - Davidson 1961 - Former Representative

Angelo C. Scott - Kansas 1877 - Founder of the Oklahoma City Times and president, Oklahoma A&M University

Charles Frederick Scott - Kansas 1881 - Regent, Kansas State Senator, and Member of Congress

Frank E. Smith - Mississippi - Former Mississippi Congressman

Bertrand Snell - Amherst 1894 - Former minority leader, U.S. House of Representatives

Zack SpaceKenyon 1983Representative from Ohio

Mike Synar - Oklahoma 1972 - Former Representative

John Turner - British Columbia 1952 - Former Prime Minister of Canada

Willis Van Devanter - DePauw 1881 - United States Supreme Court Justice

John Warner - Washington & Lee 1950 - Former United States Senator and Secretary of the Navy

Kenneth S. Wherry - Nebraska 1914 - Former United States Senator and Minority Leader

Durbin Ward - Miami University 1843 - Civil War General and United States Attorney

Richard A. Waterfield - Oklahoma State University - State Representative from CanadianTexas

Jamie Whitten - Mississippi - Former Mississippi Congressman

Wendell Willkie - Indiana 1916 - 1940 Republican Party Nominee for President

William T. Haines - Maine 1876 - Former Governor of Maine 1913-1915

Robert J. Dold - Denison 1991 - U.S. Representative from Illinois

Charles Wesley Leffingwell - Editor of The Living Church magazine, Episcopal priest and educator