Dr. D.M. Edwards is highly renowned by colleagues for his passionate work ethic and his enthusiasm for always investigating new opportunities.
TYLER, TX, May 08, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. D.M. Edwards with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Edwards celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
As the chairman and the chief executive officer of Edwards Investments, Dr. Edwards demonstrates an expertise and a multifaceted skill set developed over four decades of hard, diligent work. He is highly renowned by colleagues for his passionate work ethic and his enthusiasm for always investigating new opportunities. In fact, it is because of this work ethic that Dr. Edwards finds success juggling more than one role at a time, as he currently excels as the development board chair at the University of Texas at Tyler, an advisor for Baylor University Libraries, the president and owner of Shreveport Spring, Brake & Axle, Inc., a board chairman and the chief executive officer for Odessa Spring Brake & Axle, and chair of the board of directors of the Pruitt Company.
Previously, Dr. Edwards found success as the vice president of Country Medic, Inc., the president and owner of Walker Auto Spring, Inc., the executive vice president of W. C. Supply Company and as a corporate coordinator for Dillard's, Inc. Additionally, he serves as an elected member of the board of directors for the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation, the president of the Camp Fannin Association, was the managing general partner for Heritage Drive Plaza Office Suites, is an executive committee member for the East Texas State Fair, and is general partner for ESE Properties. Likewise, Dr. Edwards is a member of the East Texas Heritage Museum Association, a.k.a. Camp Ford Historical Association, the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Association, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
When asked of his professional success, Dr. Edwards credits his educational background. He has earned an Associate of Arts from Tyler Junior College, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and he received a doctorate in humanities from East Texas Baptist University. For his exemplary work in the field, Dr. Edwards was presented with the Founder's Medal from East Texas Baptist University, a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Baylor University Alumni Association, a Crystal Dove of Peace Award from Rotary International, and the Patron of the Year Award for 2013-14 from the Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras.
Outside of his professional accomplishments, Dr. Edwards is involved in a number of civic projects and community programs. Currently, he is active as a member of the board of trustees for East Texas Baptist University, president of the board of directors for the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Foundation, president of the board of directors for the East Texas Heritage Museum Association, a.k.a. Camp Ford Historical Association, president-elect of the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Tyler, and the chair of the scholarship committee for the East Texas Baylor Club. He is a member of the Board of Advocates for the Baylor University School of Music since 2018, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Tyler Museum of Art since 2018, and a trustee of the Timberline Baptist Camp and Conference Center since 1989. Previously, Dr. Edwards had maintained affiliation with the Smith County Youth Foundation, the Carnegie History Center, the Smith County Historical Commission, the Tyler Heritage Tour, and the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Edwards has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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