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Monty Davis '77

Occupation: Chief Operating Officer Core Laboratories
Cypress, Texas
Spouse: Becky '76


Monty L. Davis graduated from Texas A&M in 1977 with a BBA in Accounting. Monty has over 35 years experience in the oil and natural gas business and is the Chief Operating Officer for Core Laboratories N.V. Core Laboratories is a leader in providing reservoir optimization services and products to oil and natural gas customers around the world. Core Laboratories is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext exchange, and has been the leader in shareholder returns in the oil service sector over the 15 years since listing on the NYSE.

Monty and his wife, Becky, were the lead donors for The Davis Center for Football Player Development and have made lead donations for the R.C. Slocum Nutrition Center and the Kyle Field Redevelopment Project. Monty is on the Development Council for the Mays Business School. Monty and Becky have endowed scholarships through the Mays School Honors Program and the Association of Former Students.

Monty’s interests, in addition to Aggie Athletics, include big game hunting, bird hunting and golf. Monty and Becky are also active in the Wild Sheep Foundation as life members and members of the Marco Polo Society of major donors. Wildlife conservation is another prime area of interest for Monty.

Monty ’77 and Becky ’76 have two Aggie daughters, Cristina ’12 and Kelsey Davis Nolen ’03, and son-in-law, Mack T. Nolen ’04. Cristina has a degree in International Studies and a Masters in International Affairs from the Bush School. Kelsey earned her degree in International Studies. Mack has a degree in Political Science and a Masters in International Affairs from the Bush School, and is serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy.

"Coming to Texas A&M definitely changed my life.

To those who support student-athletes by giving, I want to say thanks and gig 'em.

Without them, many young people who aren't financially stable or can't provide an education for themselves have a great opportunity. It makes A&M a better place."

Damontre Moore
Texas A&M Football Letterman, Miami Dolphins Defensive End