Mark E. Lanyon, CFA


Mr. Lanyon was born in 1974. He is a 1997 graduate of Texas A&M University, having earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2004 with concentrations in Accounting and Macroeconomics. From 1998 to 2002, he served as a securities analyst with the Dallas office of U.S. Trust Company. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Team Leader for Technology Hardware research at Morningstar, Inc., a Chicago-based global provider of independent investment research. In this role, he managed a team of five analysts providing coverage of 60 publicly traded firms in the semiconductor, printing, and computer hardware industries. From 2006 to 2007, he relocated to London and founded Morningstar’s European equity research business. From 2007 to 2014, he operated as Morningstar’s Director of International Strategy and Corporate Development, overseeing the company’s M&A activities, strategic planning, and organic expansion into offshore markets. He currently serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Research and is a portfolio manager of Turtle Creek Management, LLC.