R.E. “Corky” Dragoo
Corky has the responsibility to develop new revenue streams from HBU’s existing and future assets. He leads the public / Private project to expand HBU facilities that support the President’s growth goals via private developers funding new revenue generating facilities on HBU land holdings.
Mr. Dragoo is a member of the President’s Executive Council and is preparing to teach in the Business school.
Prior to joining HBU, Mr. Dragoo was Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer for Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Dragoo retired from that position in 2011. Prior to Texas Tech, Mr. Dragoo was Senior VP for the Temple Inland Corporation, a publically traded Building Products Corporation centrally managed from Austin, Texas. Prior to Temple Inland, Mr. Dragoo was a Senior Partner and National Director of Consulting for the Energy Practice of Ernst & Young Consulting. He also served as a Senior Research Partner for Ernst & Young’s Center for Business Innovation in Cambridge, Mass.
Mr. Dragoo is a well published author of technical articles and a frequent speaker for many technical organizations. He is also an author of a Business book entitled: Real-Time Profit Management
, which has been utilized as a text in numerous MBA programs, where he has guest lectured.
Mr. Dragoo is a Distinguished Alumni of Texas Tech University, where he received his BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1962. He is also a registered and licensed Professional Engineer. Mr. Dragoo also completed a 2-year Executive MBA program at Harvard University that was sponsored by Honeywell, his then employer.
Mr. Dragoo is married to his wife of 50 years, Willie. They have two children, and four grandchildren.
Mr. Dragoo can be contacted at:
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, Texas 77074
Office Phone: 281 649-3719
Cell Phone: 936 631-1367