McCubbins Recognized as Alumni of the Year

McCubbins Recognized as Alumni of the Year

May 8, 2018

The School of Business named Travis and Melinda (Mindy) McCubbin as the Alumni of the Year.  Travis McCubbin (’97) is the PGA General Manager of The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Missouri.  He manages the overall operations of the club’s amenities as well as social and athletic programs for the 780 members that call it home.  In addition to the club’s operations, Travis manages the homeowner’s association for the Community of Old Hawthorne.  Prior to assisting with the opening of Old Hawthorne in 2007, Travis worked at several fine private clubs in the St. Louis area.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration-Management in 1997. 

Mindy McCubbin (’97) is the Director of Equity Investments at Shelter Insurance Companies in Columbia, Missouri. As part of a team managing over $5 billion of institutional assets, she has direct responsibility for investments in public common stock as well as private placements within the venture capital, buyout, real estate and private credit markets. Prior to joining Shelter, her previous work experience included various financial analysis and management positions at The Boeing Company.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Finance in 1997 and earned a Master in Business Administration from Saint Louis University in 2001.  Mindy served for six years on the Truman State University Foundation Board where she held a leadership role as chair of the Foundation Investment Committee. 

While students at Truman, Mindy was a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha and the Financial Management Association.  Travis was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and also played on the Truman State Men’s Golf team.  Mindy and Travis are passionate about investing in the future and education, and provided the vision and financial resources to launch the Bulldog Student Investment Fund (BSIF) which is now a vibrant and dynamic student organization in the School of Business.  They were recognized in 2012 as the Truman State Young Alumni of the Year.  Mindy and Travis are the proud parents of a daughter, Riley, and a son, Tyler.

The McCubbins received their award at the 18th Annual School of Business Recognition Dinner on April 28.