News of the College 2001
 

Mark Pagon joins board of trustees


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Marshall "Mark" Pagon '78, president and CEO of Pegasus Communications Corporation, was elected to the Reed College board of trustees at its February board meeting. Pagon will serve a five-year renewable term.

A native of Philadelphia, Pagon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Reed with a degree in history. Pagon holds an M.A. in economics and finance from the University of California, where he was a Chancellor's Fellow.

 

 

Mark Pagon '78Pagon formed Pegasus Communications Corporation in 1991. Under his leadership, Pegasus has become one of the fastest growing diversified media and communications companies in the U.S. Pegasus is the third-largest direct broadcast satellite company, providing the DIRECTV service to more than 1.4 million customers in 41 states. Among many other services, Pegasus operates 10 broadcast television stations affiliated with the Fox, UPN, and WB networks and specializes in providing advanced digital services to households in rural and underserved areas.

Pagon is a member of the Reed College National Advisory Council and was honored with the 1998 and 2000 Entrepreneur of the Year awards for the greater Philadelphia region.

     

Reed Mag, May

2001

 
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