17 Notable alumni of
Lipscomb University

Lipscomb University is 1978th in the world, 675th in North America, and 637th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 17 notable alumni from Lipscomb University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Pat Boone

    Pat Boone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    musicianfilm actorsingerrecording artistsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Patrick Charles Eugene Boone is an American singer, composer, actor, writer, television personality, motivational speaker, and spokesman. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He sold more than 45 million records, had 38 Top 40 hits, and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood films.

  2. Kelsea Ballerini

    Kelsea Ballerini
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    recording artistsongwritersinger
    Biography

    Kelsea Nicole Ballerini is an American country pop singer and songwriter. She began songwriting as a child and signed with Black River Entertainment in 2014, releasing her debut studio album the following year, The First Time. Her second studio album, Unapologetically, followed in 2017. Ballerini's first two albums have accounted for seven charted songs on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. She has four No. 1 singles on the latter, starting with her debut single "Love Me Like You Mean It", which made her the first female artist to send a debut single to the top of that chart since Carrie Underwood in 2006. It was followed by "Dibs" and "Peter Pan", whose peaks also made her the first female country artist to send her first three singles to the top of that chart since Wynonna Judd. Ballerini's fourth No. 1 single is "Legends". Her third and fourth studio albums, Kelsea and Ballerini, were both released in 2020.

  3. NIKI

    NIKI
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1999-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    record producersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Nicole Zefanya, known professionally as Niki, is an Indonesian singer, songwriter and record producer. She is currently based in the United States and signed with the record label 88rising.

  4. Fred Gray

    Fred Gray
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    juristlawyer
    Biography

    Fred David Gray is a civil rights attorney, preacher, and activist in Alabama. He litigated several major civil rights cases in Alabama, including some, such as Browder v. Gayle, that reached the United States Supreme Court. He served as the President of the National Bar Association in 1985, and in 2001 was elected as the first African-American President of the Alabama State Bar.

  5. David A. French

    David A. French
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    David Austin French is an American political commentator, theologically conservative traditional Christian, and former attorney who has argued high profile religious liberty cases. A fellow at the National Review Institute and a staff writer for National Review from 2015 to 2019, French currently serves as senior editor of The Dispatch.

  6. Garrison Mathews

    Garrison Mathews
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Garrison Mathews is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed “Gary Bird”, he played college basketball for the Lipscomb Bisons and was named the ASUN Conference Player of the Year for 2019.

  7. W. Mark Lanier

    W. Mark Lanier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    William Mark Lanier is an American trial lawyer and founder and CEO of the Lanier Law Firm. He has led a number of high profile product litigation suits resulting in billions of dollars in damages, including Johnson & Johnson baby powder and Merck & Co.'s Vioxx drug.

  8. Beth Harwell

    Beth Harwell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Beth Halteman Harwell is a member of the board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority and the former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives. She served as State Representative for Nashville and is a former Chair of the Tennessee Republican Party. First elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1988, Harwell served as a Republican Minority Whip and Commerce Committee Chair before being elected to the Speakership. She is the first woman to serve as Tennessee's Speaker of the House. In 2017, she announced her candidacy for Governor of Tennessee in the 2018 election.

  9. Michael F. Adams

    Michael F. Adams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Michael Fred Adams is president emeritus of the University of Georgia in the U.S. state of Georgia.

  10. Kerry Roberts

    Kerry Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kerry E. Roberts is a Republican member of the Tennessee Senate for the 25th district, which includes Robertson County, Dickson County, Cheatham County, Humphreys County and Hickman County. In January 2020, Roberts left his weekly radio show on Springfield's WDBL and moved to Nashville's WLAC morning show The Tennessee Star Report. In October 2021, Roberts rode his bicycle 100 miles to raise money and awareness for Humphreys County flood victims.

  11. LaMar Baker

    LaMar Baker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-2003 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    LaMar Baker was a Tennessee businessman and Republican political figure who served two terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1975. Earlier, he had been a member of both houses of the Tennessee State Legislature.

  12. William S. Banowsky

    William S. Banowsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-2019 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    William Slater Banowsky was an American academic administrator. He served as president of Pepperdine University from 1971 to 1978, then as president of the University of Oklahoma from 1978 to 1982 when he resigned to become President of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. In 1983, Banowsky returned as OU president and served for two more years. Banowsky was also a member of the Republican National Committee for the state of California from 1973 to 1975.

  13. Ken A. Miller

    Ken A. Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kenneth A. Miller is an American educator and Republican politician from Oklahoma. Miller was the 18th Oklahoma State Treasurer, having won that position in the 2010 state election and served the maximum 2 four year terms allowed under state term limits.

  14. David A. Sampson

    David A. Sampson
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    Christian ministerchief executive officer
    Biography

    David Allan Sampson is the president and CEO of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. He was born in Washington, Indiana. He joined PCI in September 2007.

  15. Douglas A. Foster

    Douglas A. Foster
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    theologianhistorian
    Biography

    Douglas A. Foster is author and scholar known for his work on the history of Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.

  16. Michael Shane Neal

    Michael Shane Neal
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Michael Shane Neal is an American portrait artist. In 2020, Neal's painting of Congressman John Lewis was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery as a part of their permanent exhibit entitled "The Struggle for Justice." Neal has created official portraits for the United States Capitol of U.S. Senator Arthur Vandenberg, former Majority Leader and U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, 10th Architect of the Capitol Alan Hantman, and over 400 works of art depicting various public figures. Commissions include Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for the Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law at Arizona State University, former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham for the Department of Energy, and U.S. Senator Arlen Specter for Yale Law School.

  17. David Wright

    David Wright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    music arrangermathematicianchoir director
    Biography

    David Lee Wright is a mathematics professor, barbershop arranger, and Associate Director of the Ambassadors of Harmony (AOH). He is a noted a cappella historian and arranger, especially in the barbershop style where in 12 of 18 years from 1999 to 2016, his arrangements resulted in chorus gold medals at the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) International Contest. Wright travels the world as a barbershop historian, coach, and mathematics lecturer.