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Monty Davis '77

Occupation: Chief Operating Officer Core Laboratories
Cypress, Texas
Spouse: Becky '76


Monty L. Davis graduated from Texas A&M with a BBA in Accounting. He has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and natural gas business and is the Chief Operating Officer for Core Laboratories N.V. Core Laboratories is a leader in providing reservoir optimization services and products to oil and natural gas customers around the world. Core Laboratories is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext exchange, and has been the leader in shareholder returns in the oil service sector during the 19 years since listing on the NYSE.

Monty and his wife, Becky, were the lead donors for The Davis Center for Football Player Development and A&M's new softball stadium project, and they have made lead donations for the R.C. Slocum Nutrition Center and the Kyle Field Redevelopment project. Monty is on the Development Council for the Mays Business School and in 2015 was named an Outstanding Alumnus. Monty and Becky have endowed scholarships through the Mays School Honors Program and the Association of Former Students.

Monty's interests, in addition to Aggie Athletics, include big game hunting, bird hunting and golf. Monty and Becky are also active in the Wild Sheep Foundation as Summit Life Members and membership in the Marco Polo Society. Wildlife conservation is another prime area of interest for Monty. Monty and Becky are also involved with Freedom Service Dogs to provide service dogs to veterans and others in need.

They have two Aggie daughters, Cristina Davis Blackwood '12 and Kelsey Davis Nolen '03. Cristina is married to Simon Blackwood and Kelsey is married to Mack T. Nolen '04. Cristina has a degree in International Studies and a Masters in International Affairs from the Bush School. Kelsey earned her degree in International Studies. Mack has a degree in Political Science and a Masters in International Affairs from the Bush School, and is serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy. Simon has a Masters in Quality Management from Robert Gordons University in Aberdeen, Scotland, and is Director of Service Quality at Halliburton.

"Coming to Texas A&M definitely changed my life.

To those who support student-athletes by giving, I want to say thanks and gig 'em.

Without them, many young people who aren't financially stable or can't provide an education for themselves have a great opportunity. It makes A&M a better place."

Damontre Moore
Texas A&M Football Letterman, NFL Defensive End