Paxton, who was first elected as Texas Attorney General in 2015, is the top law enforcement officer in Texas. He is responsible for over 4,000 employees and 117 offices around the state, and may finally see some accountability thanks to Texas Whistleblower Act.
For the ninth consecutive year, I addressed the beginning full-time Cohort MBA students at the University of Texas at Dallas on the last day of their two-week LEAD camp preparing them for success at UTD and their careers.
I spoke recently at the new Dallas campus of Texas A&M Commerce University to their graduate and undergraduate business students and alumni, with many others, including some Texas A&M financial planning students, attending virtually via zoom. Professor Jared Pickens, the organizer of the event, asked me to speak on “Ethics in the Last and Next… [Read More]
I was honored to speak to Stephen Arbogast’s “Resisting Corporate Corruption” class and discuss why it is important for students to learn ethics and how to identify corruption early.
Transparency International recently published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2021, which showed that the U.S. dropped out of the top 25 most trusted countries. Given that our score was a 67 out of 100, we have a D. That’s a failing grade in Texas schools.
Imagine a school assembly in Anywhere, USA. The announcer takes the stage and with great fanfare says, “Attention, teachers, students, parents and welcomed guests, we are honored to present this year’s anti-corruption award to our very own anti-corruption hero… and this year’s recipient is …!” Now at the moment, this is not an award that… [Read More]
Operation Varsity Blues, the multi-million dollar college admissions scandal involving 52 defendants, including celebrities, coaches, college admissions and business people, holds the dubious distinction of being the largest college admissions scandal in the history of the United States. The mastermind orchestrating the bribes, William “Rick” Singer, CEO of his charity, the Key Worldwide Foundation, funneled… [Read More]