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Ben King ’94 MBA ’99 to receive O.D. Bounds Award at Alumni Medal Dinner

09.08.2022 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

A Fort Worth, Texas native Ben King serves as General Manager and Vice President for Metro Golf Cars, a business his father founded in 1974. He also is President of Martex Global Enterprise, a manufacturing company based in Hood County he founded in 2008, and President of Boot Jack King Development real estate.

A basketball enthusiast, Mr. King was a scholar athlete in the early 1990s at Weatherford College and then at Texas Wesleyan University where he earned a bachelors in business administration in 1994.  Subsequently he graduated from Texas Wesleyan’s first ever MBA class in 1999. 

In continued support of Texas Wesleyan University’s athletic programs, Metro Golf Cars is a perennial supporter of the basketball and football programs. 

Mr. King has been a longtime advocate for corporate and community service. He currently serves on the Texas Wesleyan President’s Advisory Board, Board Member for the Sellmark Corporation, and Vice President for the Aledo Lions Club. Previously he has service as Vice President of the Mansfield Texas Economic Development Corporation, CEO/Publisher of Inside UTV, Board Member for Wheels for Wellness, President of Club Car Dealer Advisory Council as well as other appointments. The Fort Worth Business Press previously recognized Mr. King as a 40 Under 40 recipient. His leisure time surrounds activities with Barbara, his wife of 22 years, and their 2 children. 

Help us celebrate Ben and his dedication to Texas Wesleyan athletics at the Alumni Medal Dinner on Friday, Nov. 4, in the Martin University Center.

About the Alumni Medal Dinner

Each year, Texas Wesleyan University honors distinguished alumni and friends. Their achievements and contributions are amazing reflections of the University, and we are honored to celebrate and recognize them each year.

The Alumni Medal Dinner is at the Martin University Center on campus on Friday, Nov. 4. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 7 p.m.

The event is open to all alumni, friends and faculty and staff, and tickets are $65 per person. Register online by Oct. 31

For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 817-531-6548 or

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