Amir Safvat, Class of 2020

Smiling Amir Safvat, Professional MBA Ambassador

An Iranian-American citizen, Amir initially moved to the U.S. to pursue academic goals. He received an Honor Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture (Magna cum Laude) and a Master of Architecture both from the University of Texas at Arlington. Amir is a registered architect, a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Board, and a member of the America Institute of Architects. He has been working as a designer, a project architect, a project manager, and a construction administrator for over a decade in a very fast-paced, multifaceted, and extremely demanding cross-industry profession. Currently, he works at a global design firm, HKS Architects, and is pursuing an MBA degree to expand his range of knowledge in the business field further. He chose UTD because of the values it offers, such as diversified and inclusive culture, small classroom sizes, extraordinary education, high rankings, affordable program cost, and significant networking opportunities, just a few to mention. Amir enjoys creative arts, flying drones, playing chess and traveling.

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Garrett Scott, Class of 2022

Garrett Scott, Class of 2022

Garrett graduated from Texas A&M University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Administration in Finance degree. After graduation, Garrett worked three years for Raytheon as a Financial Analyst. He is now a Senior Financial Analyst for a private Fin-Tech company based in Plano, Texas named VPay

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Dalton Linc Croxton, Class of 2022

Dalton Linc Croxton, Class of 2022

Prior to his career in banking, Linc was a service member in the Army who served in a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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Apurv Panchgalle, Class of 2022

Apurv Panchgalle, Class of 2022

Apurv is a Project Controls Manager in Construction Industry and concurrently pursuing his MBA with the Evening Cohort Program.

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Joshua Hernandez, Class of 2021

Joshua Hernandez, Class of 2021

Joshua was born and raised in El Paso, TX. His education focused on physical sciences and engineering, obtaining a BS in Chemistry from Yale University, an MS from Texas A&M University, and is currently attending an MBA program the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Timothy Shiveley, Class of 2021

Timothy Shiveley, Class of 2021

Timothy is a Texas native and attended UT Dallas as an undergrad. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the Erik Johnsson School of Engineering and Computer Science in 2018. Since graduating he has worked at the United States Automobile Association (USAA) as a software developer in the data analytics space. In his role he has facilitated the creation of automated processes to deliver insights to all levels of management.

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