Conversation With: Mark Banta, President, Klyde Waren Park

Mark Banta

The president of Klyde Warren Park, Mark Banta, says he has three goals: to run a park that is clean, safe, and active. A 30-year green industry and parks expert, Banta most recently ran Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta before accepting the Dallas post in March.

The deck park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway is poised to become a true city center, he says.

Here’s more on Banta, what he thinks of Dallas, and the challenges that lie ahead.