Business faculty member named one of Corpus Christi's Top 40 Under 40

KINGSVILLE - February 06, 2015

Contact: Julie Navejar
or Phone: 361-593-2590

Valerie Bartelt, assistant professor of information systems in the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was named one of Corpus Christi’s Top 40 Under 40.

Bartelt also was recently named the J.R. Manning Faculty Fellow in Strategic Initiatives. She has been at Texas A&M-Kingsville for four years.  She serves as co-principal investigator for a Health Resources and Services Administration grant worth more than $750,000. She also is the director of operations at the Health Information Network of South Texas, an organization based in Corpus Christi whose mission involves electronically connecting the South Texas healthcare community.

She believes very strongly in giving back to the community, especially through education. Bartelt serves on a number of university committees and groups, including the Center for Teaching Effectiveness board, the Library Committee, the Faculty Senate and the MBA Task Force.

Bartelt is a McNair Scholar Mentor, chair of the Assurance of Learning Committee and an ex-officio member of the Curriculum Committee.

She is a native of St. Joseph, Missouri and has two master’s degrees and her doctorate from Indiana University. 

About Corpus Christi Under 40

Corpus Christi Under 40 (CCU40) is an event honoring the accomplishments of men and women under 40 years old who have made significant contributions in their professional fields as well as through community service. 

CCU40 exists to honor the men and women dedicated to making a difference in Corpus Christi. Be it in education, health care or technology, it is those individuals with the perseverance and determination that create culture and opportunity for others in the community, according to CCU40.