Alumni Updates

We have the best alumni. And, it’s so exciting to see their journeys and commitment to the community continue to grow. In each newsletter, we will highlight updates from the LNT Alumni. To submit an update, please email Kimberly Walton at 

TD Smyers (LNT 5) joined United Way of Tarrant County as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating & Development Officer. 

Anne Glasscock (LNT 4) was recently invited by the American Red Cross to partner with the International Federation of the Red Cross to teach in Central America in order to increase the capacity of those in that region who know First Aid and CPR skills. Anne was tasked with certifying instructors so that they can teach others in their community. 

Check out Suzanne Smith’s (LNT 4) TedX on “Everyone can be a Changemaker” – if you are looking to give back more in 2016, it has great ideas! And, cheer on Suzanne this spring as she embarks on her candidacy for Dallas ISD School Board Trustee for District 2. 

Mark Pacheco (LNT 3) and his company Pacheco Koch celebrated its 25th anniversary and were named as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal and also to the “Dallas 100” as one of the fastest growing companies in north Texas by the Cox School of Business.

Leslie Baker (LNT 4) was appointed to serve on the board of directors of Youth with Faces, an organization that gives youth in the juvenile justice system the skills needed to break the cycle of incarceration and create positive futures. The organization is based in Dallas.
Wes Mays (LNT 4) joined Omnitracs as Director of Product Innovation. The company recently relocated from California to downtown Dallas. 

Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel (LNT 2) was recognized for his community service in the aftermath of the Dec. 26 tornado outbreak by the Dallas Morning News. An exceptional leader, citizens praised Todd for his responsiveness to his neighbors and constituents. You can read the article here.