1980-1989

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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Theodore J. Walker ’88

Theodore J. Walker is celebrating 25 years as an elementary music educator in the Richardson (TX) Independent School District. He is music specialist for the primary grades at Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet.

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Rev. David M. Fleming ’88

The Rev. David M. Fleming is senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff, AR, and chair of the leadership board for the Southeast District United Methodist Church. He was welcomed recently to the board of trustees for his alma mater, Hendrix College, in Conway, AR, affiliated

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Stephen J. Carmody ’87

Stephen J. Carmody has been selected by his peers for the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the categories of copyright law; employment law; management, labor law; management, litigation; intellectual property, litigation; labor and employment; mass tort litigation/class actions; and defendants, trademark law. He is in the

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Tobie Smith ’86

Tobie Smith has returned to SMU as assistant director of development and communications in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. She has experience in annual, capital and endowment fundraising and has done marketing and communications for the Texas Health Resources Foundation, Episcopal Diocese of Dallas and St. Jude’s Children’s

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Gurney F. Pearsall, Jr. ’86

Gurney F. Pearsall, Jr., M.D., attained the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves Sept. 22, 2012. He is attached to the 5502nd U.S. Army Hospital in Aurora, CO.

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Evangelia Costantakos Kingsley ’86

Evangelia Costantakos Kingsley and Chip Prince returned to the Metropolitan Room in New York to sing songs about dance by Cohen, Coward, Gershwin and others.

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David Swanson ’85

David Swanson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Orlando, FL, has released his third book – Everlasting Life: How God Answers Our Questions About Grief, Loss and the Promise of Heaven (Baker Publishing). Recently he was named to the board of trustees of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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