Bauer Gala and Awards: March 3, 2022

Bauer Gala

An Annual Celebration of Business Excellence

Thursday, March 3, 2022

We invite you to our inaugural

Bauer Gala

Thursday, March 3, 2022



Celebrate the accomplishments and impact of Bauer alumni and business leaders — in person!




Dr. Dina Alsowayel (J.D. '91) & Anthony Chase

Lainie Gordon & David Mincberg

Mariloli Odum & Marvin Odum, III (MBA '95, Honorary '20)

Dawn Rawson & Richard Rawson (BBA '72, Honorary '20)

Anne-Laure Stephens & Steve Stephens (BBA '80)



Honorary Host Committee

As of January 18, 2022

Mo Aziz (J.D. '03)

Nick Dhanani

Mario Diaz

Jorge Franz (BA '95)

Gilbert Garcia

Roland Garcia

Bob Harvey

Michael Heckman

Andy Icken

Reginald "Reggie" Martin

Sakhi Muhammad



Hilton Americas, Ballroom of the Americas
1600 Lamar St., Houston, Tx 77010


6 p.m.

Dress Code

Creative Black Tie

We encourage guests to express themselves creatively with some red accessory/attire, ethnic attire, or formal black-tie, if desired.


Registration Form

Two ways to register!
Online, or a downloadable PDF form. We look forward to seeing you there!

For questions, please contact:
Giovanni Rosselli, Director of Alumni Relations at



The Bauer College of Business recognizes and honors distinguished and committed alumni and business leaders for their contributions to the profession, engagement with the college, and accomplishments that have brought recognition to the University of Houston.

Master of Ceremonies: Bill Worrell (BS ’69)

Photo: Bill Worrell

One of the most familiar faces within the Houston sports scene, Bill Worrell’s broadcasting career spans more than 50 years. He spent 39 years broadcasting Houston Rockets basketball on television and was recognized in 2011 with a Lone Star Sports Emmy Award for excellence in broadcasting. Read full bio.


Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated commitment to the College and the University through their volunteer and philanthropic contributions to the University as well as meritorious professional accomplishments and contributions to their field, the College, University, or society at large.


Entrepreneurship Award

This award is given to honor an individual or organization that elevates entrepreneurism, embodying the same spirit inherent in the fabric of the college. Recipients of this award demonstrate leadership in creating cutting-edge innovations and find ways to leverage entrepreneurship to transform lives and society.


Community Impact Award

This award is presented to business leaders, individuals or non-individuals, for outstanding service, advocacy, and contribution to the City of Houston and who, through their commitment, inspire others in their interest and support of our City’s economic growth.


UH Mariachi Pumas Ensemble

The University of Houston's Mariachi Pumas.