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2022-2023 OFFICERS


John Onufreiczuk


John Onufreiczuk earned a B.A. degree in History from The University of Alabama.  He has been a member of Tide in Texas for over 15 years and previously served as Vice President and Chairman of the Tide in Texas Golf Tournament benefiting the Lee Roy Jordan Endowed Scholarship Fund.


Mike Bernier

Vice President

Mike earned a Bachelors of Arts with a double major in Finance and Economics from The University of Alabama. While at Alabama, Mike was a proud member of the The University of Alabama football team, winning a National Championship and SEC Championship. Mike was born and raised in Madison, Alabama and now resides in Dallas where he works in the Investment industry.

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Bryan Wright


Bryan Wright earned a Master’s Degree in Science with an emphasis in Quality
Management from The University of Alabama. Bryan is the Director of Business
Development for Mohawk Field Services oil and gas construction services. Bryan has
been married for 27 years to his wife Colleen. His oldest daughter, Natalie,
graduated from The University of Alabama December 15, 2018 and his youngest
daughter, Helena, will attend Texas A&M Fall 2019.


Jackson Longley


Jackson earned a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Masters degree in Finance from The University of Alabama. While at BAMA, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Jackson  was born and raised in Fairfield, CT and now resides in Dallas where he works in the commercial finance industry.

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Michael Gallops

Communications Director

More info coming soon.

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Sophia Martin

Board Member

More info coming soon.


Grady Strachan

Board Member

Grady earned a Finance Degree from The University of Alabama, His diverse career has seen him working in IT, Construction and Insurance before settling into Mortgages in 2010. *Best Career Ever* In 2001, Grady moved to Houston where he was very active in Bama Houston before moving to DFW in 2010. Since 2018, Grady has worked with Tide in Texas helping with Game Watch Parties and other events such as Bama Bound, Food Bank and Scholarship. 

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Harrison Weaver

Young Alumni Chair

Harrison Weaver graduated from the University of Alabama in 2021, earning a B.A. in Finance and Political Science. While at Alabama, he was a part of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, serving as both rush chairman and philanthropy chairman. Harrison was born and raised in Mountain Brook, Alabama and has recently moved to Dallas to work in the Commercial Real Estate industry.

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Carson Elvis

Young Alumni Communications and Marketing Director

Carson Elvis graduated from The University of Alabama in 2021, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences, majoring in Public Relations. She is from the sunny east coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and moved to Dallas in October 2021 to pursue a career in marketing and communications. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority in college and is now a member of the North Texas Chapter Echelon Salvation Army Club.


Natalie Wright

Community Outreach Chair

Natalie was born and raised in the DFW area. She attended UA’s Culverhouse College of Business where she earned a B.S. in Marketing with a specialization in Sales. She is a Fiber Account Executive at AT&T’s Global Headquarters in Dallas. 

Natalie was employed by the Alabama Alumni Association while in school, and she was a recipient of the The Tide in Texas Rober E Witt Endowed Leadership Scholarship. She was a sorority sister to the late Ashley Therese Perrett Harrison and has participated in several fundraisers in her honor.

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Les Yates

Past President

​​Les graduated from the University in 1980 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.  He was an F-16 fighter pilot in the Air Force and served for 10 years.  Les was hired by Delta Air Lines in 1990 and has been a pilot there for 27 years.  He currently flies international routes on the Boeing 777.  He has served as Vice President and President of Tide in Texas.

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