"The entrepreneur, like the pioneer, pushes boundaries
in search of what's new and what's next."
- Sam Wyly
Louisiana Tech University continuously turns out some of the best and brightest politicians, businessmen, entertainers and athletes. A degree from Louisiana Tech University is more than a diploma to hang on the wall ... it's a door opening to a world of opportunities. Some of our most notable alumni are listed below. For more information about Louisiana Tech Alumni, please click here.
Trace Adkins: Country music star who was named Top New Male Vocalist in 1997 by the Academy of Country Music Awards
Leon Barmore: Winningest coach in the history of NCAA women's basketball; 4-time Hall of Famer
Albert Bourland: President of Daimler-Benz Washington, Inc., manufacturers of Mercedes Benz
Terry Bradshaw: 4-time Super Bowl champion quarterback and Hall of Famer; member of Fox NFL Sunday broadcast team
Kix Brooks: Member of the award-winning country music duo, Brooks & Dunn, who have produced over twenty #1 hits
John Caruthers, Jr.: President of Caruthers Producing Co., Inc. and president of the Seven States I-69 Mid-Continent Highway Coalition
Fred Dean: Pro football Hall of Famer
Rosemary Ellis: Executive Editor of Working Woman Magazine, Editor of Prevention Magazine, and Editor of Good Housekeeping Magazine
Alice Fakier: First runner -up on HGTV's "Design Star"
Cheryl Ford: 3-time WNBA Champion, 2003 WNBA Rookie of the Year
Kim Gandy: President of the National Coalition of Women
Sharilyn Gasaway: Chief Financial Officer of Alltel Corporation
Karen Gordon: Founder and CEO of GTCI
Karl Malone: Two-time NBA MVP, 14-time All-Star and the second leading scorer in the history of the league
Michael McCallister: President/CEO of Humana Inc.
Jim McCrery: U.S. Congressman from Louisiana
Glen Post: President and CEO of Century Telephone Enterprises (CenturyTel)
Joe D. Waggonner: Former U.S. Congressman for Louisiana
Teresa Weatherspoon: Olympic Gold Medalist, 2-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
Charles Wyly: Vice Chairman of Sterling Software, Inc.; Founder of University Computing; Vice Chairman of Michael's Stores; Chairman of Communities Foundation of Texas
Sam Wyly: Chairman of Sterling Software, Inc.; Chairman of Michael's Stores; Co-Founder of Green Mountain Energy