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Doug Compton to receive Honorary Alumnus Award at Alumni Medal Dinner Oct. 18

10.02.2019 | By:

Doug Compton is the owner of First Management, Inc., a property management firm based in Lawrence, Kansas, as well as the separate entity First Construction LLC, a general contractor. In recent years, FMI and FC have become two of the major third-party general contractors in Lawrence and surrounding areas.

Prior to devoting his time primarily to real estate and growing his construction business, Doug pursued farming, retail and restaurant interests beginning in the 1980s. Recently, Doug has added to his personal portfolio by being an active developer with significant multi-family and commercial interests.

Every year Doug contributes to multiple local charities and has become a strong advocate for Texas Wesleyan. He has been a tireless supporter for the men’s basketball program, including providing leadership support for the renovation of their locker facilities. He is a member of the Board of Trustees, has been a generous annual donor to the University’s Wesleyan Fund, and has supported special funding initiatives including the new Nick and Lou Martin University Center.

Help celebrate Doug and his contributions to Texas Wesleyan at the Alumni Medal Dinner on Oct. 18 in the Martin 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 Center on campus on Friday, Oct. 18. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 7 p.m.

The event is open to all alumni, friends, faculty and staff, and tickets are $65 per person. Register online by Oct. 11. Be sure to join us the following day on Sat., Oct. 19, for the Wesleyan 5K and other Homecoming Weekend festivities

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