1980-1989

Doug Renfro ’89

Doug Renfro, president of Renfro Foods in Fort Worth, announces that the company was recognized as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its business practices and community involvement. The company was previously honored in

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Lee Mulcahy ’89

Lee Mulcahy is an artist in Aspen, CO. In January-March 2014 he exhibited at the R2 Gallery in Carbondale, CO. This spring, he will be exhibiting his work in Germany at the Universistat der Kunst and at Thomas Jefferson & Ben Franklin Newmedia Art Porch in Aspen. He earned a

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Mark Midyett ’86

Mark Midyett has been elected to the national board of directors of ShelterBox USA, an international humanitarian relief organization that delivers emergency tented shelter and other essentials needed by families to survive in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Midyett has raised awareness and funds in support of ShelterBox’s relief

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Maureen Moore ’83

Maureen Moore has been promoted to vice president, corporate labor relations for Xerox Corporation. In that capacity, she will lead the Labor Relations Center of Excellence for the corporation and its subsidiaries. She is a 1983 graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law.

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Courtney Corwin ’89, ’95

Courtney Lee Corwin has been named special assistant to the president of Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. As a member of the senior leadership team under new Hendrix President William Tsutsui, who is completing his tenure as dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, she will take a

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Claire Collins Schwarz ’82, ’83

Claire Collins Schwarz was honored by the SPCA of Texas with its Spencer Humanitarian Award on the organization’s 75th anniversary. Claire is an attorney in Dallas, Texas, at the Law Office of Claire Collins Schwarz, focusing on the representation of nonprofit organizations. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SMU’s Cox

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Dona T. Mularkey ’85

Dona T. Mularkey, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering at SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, announces the release of a new book, Inspiration in Uniform. Royalties go to support U.S. deployed troops.

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Matthew G. Thompson ’89

Matthew G. Thompson is an attorney voted by some 36,000 peers for The Best Lawyers in America for 2014. He practices immigration law in the Houston office of the Jackson Walker firm.

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Doug Renfro ’89

Doug Renfro is president of Renfro Foods, maker of Mrs. Renfro’s brand of specialty salsas, sauces and other products. The company recently was presented the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Better Business Bureau of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, based on ethical business practices in four categories: community/investor/stakeholder

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Julianne M. Furman ’89

Julianne M. Furman has been named president of Polydesign Systems, a subsidiary of Exco Technologies (Canada), managing divisions comprising almost 800 people in France and Morocco. She is based in Tangier, Morocco, where she lives.

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