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Alison R. Griffin ’98

Alison R. Griffin ’98

Alison R. Griffin has been named senior vice president, external and government relations, but USA Funds. Since joining the firm in January 2014 as vice president, policy research, Griffin has helped develop USA Funds’ public policy and research agenda to advance “Completion with a Purpose,” promoting student success in college

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Tiffany Hoffman ’12

Tiffany Hoffman ’12

Tiffany Hoffman was crowned Miss La Mesa 2015 in a scholarship pageant in Santee, California, on March 6. Hoffman earned a bachelor’s degree in applied physiology and sports management from SMU.

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Tim Williams ’05

Tim Williams ’05

Tim Williams has been elected vice president of Texas Instruments Incorporated. Williams is the controller of Silicon Valley Analog and is responsible for leading the worldwide finance and operations team, partnering with the general manager to drive business strategy and overseeing financial planning and analysis, supply chain and operational order

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Jessica Donnelli ’06

Jessica Donnelli has joined EDGE-CM as vice president. In her 10 years in investment sales and finance, Jessica has worked for UCR Investment Sales, Hudson Advisors, Highland Homes, CSG Investments and Beal Bank. Jessica is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), The Real Estate Council (TREC) – Research

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Danielle C. Humphries ’97

Danielle C. Humphries ’97

Danielle C. Humphries, partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP in San Diego, California, has been listed among “San Diego Rising Stars” in the category of Estate Planning and Probate in the 2015 edition of Super Lawyers. Humphries’ legal practice includes estate planning, wealth transfer and preservation, business succession planning, trust

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Rebecca Bridges Dinnin ’01

Rebecca Bridges Dinnin was appointed director of The Alamo, a senior-level position in the Texas General Land office. Prior to the appointment, Dinnin spent more than seven years working with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, where she served as vice president of image and communications. She also worked as

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Crystal Anderson ’01

Crystal Anderson ’01

Crystal Anderson serves as partner and strategy director for 3Headed Monster (3HM), a start-up agency in Dallas that emphasizes brand storytelling, design and technology. Launched in June 2014, the company’s clients include the Twin Peaks restaurant chain. Anderson has spent the past 15 years helping create branded experiences in both

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Robert Cline ’02

Robert Cline and Amy Cooper became engaged November 14, 2014. Their wedding will take place September 26, 2015 in Dallas.

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Haley Hyland ’09

Haley Hyland is a senior consultant with Booz, Allen, Hamilton in Washington, D.C. She recently completed her certification with the National Contract Management Association as a Federal Contracts Manager.

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Bredette (B.C.) Thomas ’64, ’66

B.C. Thomas was named an “Outstanding Graduate” of Denison High School in Denison, TX and delivered the commencement address to 2014 graduates of DHS. After graduating from SMU with a B.S. in mathematics in 1964 and an M.S. in statistics in 1966, Thomas entered the United States Air Force and

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