St. Mark's School of Texas alumni

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Boz Scaggs
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    Boz Scaggs

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    William Royce "Boz" Scaggs (born June 8, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He gained fame in the 1960s as a guitarist and one-time lead singer with the Steve Miller Band, and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 hit singles in the United States, including the hits "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" from the critically acclaimed album Silk Degrees (1976), which peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. Scaggs continues to write, record music, and tour.


  2. Rhett Miller
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    Rhett Miller

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    Stewart Ransom Miller II (born September 6, 1970), better-known as Rhett Miller, is the lead singer of the alternative country band Old 97's and a successful solo musician. He graduated from St. Mark's School of Texas, a private boys' school in Dallas, in 1989 and briefly attended Sarah Lawrence College on a creative writing scholarship before dropping out to pursue a music career. His first musical endeavor was in 1990 with Murry Hammond and drummer Benjamin Warrenfells, who formed the Sleepy Heroes, an alterna-pop band. The Sleepy Heroes released one album, Under a Radio Sun, before their breakup.


  3. Craig Zisk
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    Craig Zisk

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    Craig Zisk is an American director and producer. He has worked on Smallville, Scrubs, Weeds and My Name Is Earl as well as many other programs.


  4. Ross Perot, Jr.
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    Ross Perot, Jr.

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    Henry Ross Perot, Jr. (born November 7, 1958) is a real estate developer and Chairman of the Board for Perot Systems. He is the elder son of Ross Perot.


  5. George Bayoud
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    George Bayoud

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    George Bayoud (born 1955) is a real estate investor in Dallas, Texas. In that role, he serves on the board of the Beck Group, the Crossroads Group and Fund, and the Bayoud Group. He has served on the board or as a senior advisor for Lehman Brothers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas, Dallas Zoological Society, Texas Business Hall of Fame, Texas Lyceum, Greater Dallas Crime Commission, D/FW Advisory Board of the Nature Conservancy, the Associate Board of Southern Methodist University School of Business, Phoenix House of Texas, and the St. Mark's School.


  6. Richard Bass
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    Richard Bass

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    Richard Daniel "Dick" Bass (December 21, 1929 – July 26, 2015) was an American businessman and mountaineer. He was the owner of Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah and the first man to climb the "Seven Summits," the tallest mountain on each continent.


  7. Sam Acho
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    Sam Acho

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    Samuel Onyedikachi Acho (born September 6, 1988) is an American football outside linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Acho played college football at the University of Texas. He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.


  8. Kalen Thornton
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    Kalen Thornton

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    Kalen Bruce Thornton (born May 12, 1982 in Dallas, Texas) is a former American football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played in fifteen games in the 2004 season but was forced to retire in 2006 after missing part of the 2005 season because of a knee injury. Following his professional football career, Thornton spent time in private wealth management for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney until 2009 and now is a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Thornton graduated from St. Mark's School of Texas. He played college football for the University of Texas at Austin, where he was an All-Conference defensive end as well as an Academic All-Conference student-athlete.


  9. Doug Mankoff
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    Doug Mankoff

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    Doug Mankoff is a producer or executive producer of fifteen independent films including Thirteen Conversations About One Thing and The Big Empty.


  10. Steve Jurvetson
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    Steve Jurvetson

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    Stephen T. "Steve" Jurvetson (born March 1, 1967) is an American businessman and venture capitalist. He is currently a partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). He was a venture capitalist investor in Hotmail. He also led the firm's investments in Tradex and Cyras (acquired by Ariba and Ciena, respectively). Current Board seats include NeoPhotonics, SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, Planet Labs, Nervana Systems, and Tesla Motors. Jurvetson is the world's first Tesla Model S owner and the second Tesla Model X owner (VIN 2), following Elon Musk.


  11. Clark Hunt
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    Clark Hunt

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    Clark Knobel Hunt (born February 19, 1965) is Chairman and CEO of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs and a founding investor-owner in Major League Soccer. Hunt also serves as chairman of Hunt Sports Group, where he oversees the operations of FC Dallas and, formerly, the Columbus Crew of MLS.


  12. Robert Hoffman (businessman)
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    Robert Hoffman (businessman)

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    Robert K. Hoffman (1947 - August 20, 2006) was an American businessperson and philanthropist, most notable for co-founding the influential humor magazine National Lampoon.


  13. Emmanuel Acho
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    Emmanuel Acho

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    Emmanuel Chinedum Acho (born November 10, 1990) is an American football linebacker who last played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas.


  14. Alan Stern
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    Alan Stern

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    Sol Alan Stern (born November 22, 1957) is an American engineer and planetary scientist. He is the principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Chief Scientist at Moon Express.


  15. Michael R. Levy
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    Michael R. Levy

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    Michael R. "Mike" Levy (born May 17, 1946) is the founder of Texas Monthly magazine, and was publisher until retirement in August 2008.


  16. Michael Weiss (composer)
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    Michael Weiss (composer)

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    Michael David Weiss (born February 10, 1958 in Dallas, Texas), is a jazz pianist and composer best known for his fifteen-year association with saxophonist Johnny Griffin.


  17. Kurt Eichenwald
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    Kurt Eichenwald

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    Kurt Alexander Eichenwald (born June 28, 1961) is a contributing editor with Vanity Fair and a New York Times author of four books, one of which, The Informant, was made into The Informant!, a motion picture. He was formerly a writer and investigative reporter with The New York Times and later with Condé Nast's business magazine, Portfolio. Eichenwald had been employed by the Times since 1986 and primarily covered Wall Street and corporate topics such as insider trading, accounting scandals, and takeovers, but also wrote about a range of issues including terrorism, the Bill Clinton pardons controversy, Federal health care policy, and the defense of Big Brother and the surveillance state, and sexual predators on the Internet.


  18. Jeffrey Swann
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    Jeffrey Swann

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    Jeffrey Swann (born November 24, 1951) is a renowned classical pianist.


  19. David Laney
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    David Laney

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    David M. Laney (born January 19, 1949, in Dallas, Texas) is the former Amtrak board chairman, serving from 2003 to 2007. An alumnus of St. Mark's School of Texas, Laney graduated from Stanford University and the law school at Southern Methodist University. A member of the Amtrak board since April 2002, Laney was previously the chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission, a partner at Jackson Walker LLP and became a campaign "Pioneer" for George W. Bush by raising over $100,000 for his 2000 presidential campaign. He also made significant donations to Republican campaigns in the 2008 elections.




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