The top three teams heading into round 2 will face off in a final challenge focusing on crisis communication. This challenge will be announced/posted a day or two before the March 6 final.
- Val Cochran – Griffin Wink Advertising
- Eddie Owens – Formerly with United Supermarkets, Citibank Texas, and Wayland Baptist University
- Sally Post – Texas Tech University (Office of VP of Research) – 35 years as journalist and with TTU Marketing/Communications