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Frost BankThe Frost Distinguished Lecture Series brings prominent business and community leaders to UTSA to share their knowledge and experiences with students and others in the university and business community. The lecture series, which began in 1988, presents a forum for business leaders and academics to share their experiences in business so that students can broaden their understanding of the business world and the individuals who lead it.

2013 Featured Speaker

Bernard Swift

Dick Evans
Chairman and CEO, Frost

Thursday, Oct. 17
11:30 a.m.

Richard S. Liu Auditorium
Business Building 2.01.02
UTSA Main Campus

Please call 210.458.7311 to RSVP and receive parking instructions.

As chairman of the board and CEO of Frost Bank and Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., Dick Evans has guided the San Antonio-based financial institution for more than 15 years.

Under Evans’ leadership, Cullen/Frost has become a strong regional banking company with assets of more than $22 billion and more than 115 locations. Frost is now one of the 50 largest banks in the United States.

Evans is serving a two-year term as a member of the Federal Advisory Council to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.  He is also a member of the board of directors of United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.

A native of Uvalde, Evans graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor of business administration degree.

The Frost Distinguished Lecture Series bring prominent business and community leaders to UTSA to share their knowledge and experience with students and others in the university and business community.

Past Speakers (click here to view info)

2013
Gregory Goff
, Tesoro

2012
Dr. Bernard T. Swift, Jr., Texas MedClinic
Jim Bodenstedt
, '96, MUY Brands LLC

2011
Nancy Kudla, MBA '87, Kudla Foundation
Bill Morrow
, '86, CSIdentity Corporation

2010
Kathleen Quiroz, Strasburger, Price, Oppenheimer, Blend, Attorneys at Law
Alfonso Tomita, MBA '01, President, Sushi Zushi

2009
Elaine Mendoza, President and chief executive officer, Conceptual Mindworks, Inc
Josue Robles, Jr., President & CEO, USAA

2008
Lanham Napier, President & CEO, Rackspace
Robert Estrada, Chairman of the Board, Estrada Hinojosa & Co., Inc.
Suzanne Wade, President of the SA Food/Drug Division, H-E-B

2007
General Al Zapanta, President & CEO, U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce

2006
Lionel Sosa, CEO, Mexicans & Americans Thinking Together (MATT)
Dr. Ray Perryman, President & CEO, The Perryman Group

2005
Patricia Diaz-Dennis, Sr. VP / Assistant General Counsel, SBC Services, Inc.
Dr. James J. Heckman, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Lt. Gov. William P. Hobby, Former Lieutenant Governor of Texas

2004
Jeanie R. Wyatt, MBA '86, CEO, South Texas Money Management, Ltd.
James R. Adams, Retired Chairman of Board, Texas Instruments

2003
Charles L. Korbell, Jr., President & CEO, Clarke American Checks Inc.
Henry Muñoz, III, Chairman of Board & CEO, Kell Muñoz Architects Inc.
Dolph Briscoe, Former Governor of Texas    
Art Laffer, Founder & Chairman/Economist, Laffer Associates

2002
Ernest Bromley, Chairman & CEO, Bromley Communications
Marty Wender, Owner, Charles Martin Wender Real Estate & Investments
David Oreck, Founder & Chairman, Oreck Corporation

2001
Navarra Williams, President, Time Warner Cable
Henry Cisneros, Chairman & CEO, American City Vista
Jamie Rochelle, General Manager & CEO, City Public Service
Lee Sutterfield, President & Chairman of the Board, SecureLogix Corporation

2000
Nelson W. Wolff, President, Sun Harvest Farms Partners, Ltd.
Don Peppers, Partner, Peppers and Rogers Group

1998
Gene Stallings, Former Head Football Coach
David Robinson, CEO & co-Founder, The David Robinson Foundation
Tino Duran, Owner and Publisher, La Prensa

1997
Balous T. Miller, President, Bill Biller Bar-B-Q Enterprises, Inc.
Debbi Fields, Founder and Former Chairman of Mrs. Fields Cookies          
Drayton McLane, Jr., Chairman, McLane Group, L.P. and Owner of Houston Astros
B. J. "Red" McCombs, CEO, McCombs Enterprises

1996
Gen. Robert T. Herres, USAF (Ret.), Chairman & CEO, USAA
Kenneth Whipple, Former President-Ford Financial Services Group, Exec.V.P.-Ford Motor Co. & Chairman & CEO-Ford Motor Cr. Co.      

1995
Ann McLaughlin, 17th United States Secretary of Labor    
Richard L. Scott, Former President and CEO of Columbia/HCA Health Care        
Edward E. Whitacre, Jr., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, SBC Communications, Inc.
Walter B. Wriston, Former Chairman of Citicorp

1994
Horst Schulze, President & CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

1993   
Kenneth Whipple, President, Ford Financial Services Group

1992   
Tom Benson, Chairman of the Board, Benson Automotive

1991   
Roger Hemminghaus, President & CEO, Diamond Shamrock
Robert Mosbacher, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Richard W. Evans, Jr., President, Frost National Bank

1990   
Gordon E. Forward, President & CEO, Chaparral Steel
Herbert D. Kelleher, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Southwest Airlines
William Dr. Brock, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor 

1989
George Becker, Jr., Former President, Sea World of Texas
Charles Butt, CEO, H.E.B. Grocery Company
John Connally, Former Governor of Texas    

1988
Charles Martin Wender, Real Estate Financier 

 

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