lives in Midland, Michigan. Currently, he serves
as the Vice President of Finance for Dow AgroSciences.
At the time he was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus,
he was the Global Cost and Functional Controller for the
Dow Chemical Co.
He is known for his recruitment of numerous SHSU graduates
for employment at Dow Chemical and for his mentoring
support during their careers. Whitlock's personal career
has been impressive, working first in Dow's Texas Operations,
transferring in 1981 to Dow's global headquarters Michigan,
transferring in 1984 to Dow Europe and serving as the
controller for Dow in the United Kingdom and Ireland,
and returning to the U. S. in 1989. In 1992 he was named
Controller and Information Systems Manager for Continental
Operations, in 1993 he was named North American Controller
for Dow and a member of the North American Operating
Board, and in 1995 a vice president for Dow North America.
He was named to his present position in 1996. Whitlock
has served as a College of Business Administration advisory
board member, established the W. O. "Bud" Whitlock Endowment,
served as a member of the American Association of Collegiate
Schools of Business review team, and has numerous community
activities including serving as treasurer for the board
of directors of the Midland, Mich., Community Cancer
Service. Whitlock and his wife, Pamela, have two children.
She earned her bachelor of arts in teaching degree from
SHSU in 1972.