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Mark Clark

Mark Clark

Senior partner | O2Works LLC | Class of 1988

Among the important discoveries Mark Clark made on his way to earning dual degrees at Illinois was this:

Neither rain nor snow nor tropical storm-force winds shall keep classes from commencing as scheduled.

“I’m going to say one of my most vivid memories was walking from the Six Pack to Loomis Lab for my 8 a.m. physics class —and realizing in that in college, classes just don’t get canceled for bad weather,” the O2 Works founder says from the Dallas area.

“You had to be creative on your walk and find buildings along the way to walk through to warm up and always remember to avoid the high winds near the psych building.”