UNT System's new Board of Regents include businessman A.K. Rago, alumna Laura Wright

Gov. Greg Abbott reappointed G. Brint Ryan ('88, '88 M.S.) and appointed A.K. Mago and Laura Wright ('82, '82 M.S.) to the UNT System Board of Regents this fall.

Mago, chair and CEO of Mago and Associates Inc. and founding chair of what is today the U.S.-India Chamber, was honored in 2014 with the Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, and was named a distinguished alumnus of Leadership Dallas.

Wright is the former chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance for South­west Airlines Co. A strategic and financial consultant with GSB Advisory LLC, she is a former trustee, audit committee chair, governance chair and executive member of the UNT Foundation and a former member of the advisory board for the College of Business.

Ryan, who was first appointed as a regent in 2009, recently began his second term as chair of the Board of Regents. He is chair and CEO of Ryan LLC, a global tax services firm in Dallas.

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