A two-time alumnus, John Hubbard earned a bachelor of metallurgical engineering in 1970 and a master of business administration in 1973.
He is the founding partner and chairman of Thermal Processing Holdings Inc., coming out of retirement in 2016 to return to the heat-treating business. From 1996 to 2000, he was the North American president, and from 2000 to 2009 the chief executive officer, of Bodycote, plc (LSE:BOY), the global leading thermal processing group. He also is a non-executive board member of Cronite Group, a provider of high temperature resistant castings based in Switzerland.
A Dallas resident, he gifted to CSU a Learning the Trade sculpture which sits on green space across from Fenn Tower.