Outstanding Alumni in Business Award

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Mark Matteson ’85
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Outstanding Alumni in Business Award

Mark Matteson graduated from Penn State in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and went on to earn an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. Today, he is a founding partner of SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas, Texas-based private equity firm. Previously, he was vice president of Spinnaker Industries, Inc., a publicly traded manufacturing company. He also served in the U.S. Department of Commerce. During his thirty-year career, Mark has led numerous investments in the manufacturing, services, and distribution businesses. He is a board member of several companies and has served on and supported numerous civic and faith-based organizations including the Gladney Center for Adoption, his children’s school board, the Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program, and the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre.  

The Outstanding Alumni in Business Award recognizes College of the Liberal Arts alumni for success in the business community and influence as leaders. Award honorees have a record of significant career achievements and serve as outstanding role models for current Liberal Arts students.

Past Award Honorees
  • Tom Merchant ’90 (2021)
  • Eric Zinczenko ’91 (2020)
  • Sandra Schwartz Hillman ’63 (2018)
  • James Bowers ’67 (2017)
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