Alumni Leadership Speaker Series

The Alumni Association’s Leadership Speaker Series aims to provide Marksmen with lifelong learning opportunities, hearing from guest speakers in a variety of fields and interests. Each year, Marksmen gather at incredible venues across Dallas to hear from distinguished speakers across diverse fields, from sports and science to business and barbeque. 

ALSS: An Evening at the Crow Library (May 2022)

On May 3, 2022, more than 100 alumni and guests gathered in the Harlan Crow Library, located at the home of Kathy & Harlan Crow in Dallas, for the latest installment of the St. Mark’s Alumni Leadership Speaker Series. The event featured a fireside chat on Civic Responsibility with Dr. David Vanderpool ’78, CEO and Founder of LiveBeyond, and Matt Osborne ’90, Director of International Operations at Operation Underground Railroad. The discussion was moderated by Dr. John Perryman, Director of Civic Responsibility at St. Mark's.

Past ALSS Speakers Include...

  • Ross Perot, Jr. ’77, Chairman of The Perot Companies and Hillwood
  • Robert Decherd ’69, Former Chairman, President, and CEO of Belo Corporation
  • Clark Hunt ’83, Co-Owner of Kansas City Chiefs and FC Dallas
  • Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur and Owner of the Dallas Mavericks
  • Ken Hersh ’81, President and CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center
  • Dr. Beck Weathers, Survivor of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster 
  • Richard W. Fisher, President and CEO of the Dallas Fed 
  • Scott Gottlich ’94, Owner and Chef of 18th & Vine BBQ

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St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.

St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.