Mark creates powerful strategies for mission focused organizations. His expertise is in diagnostics, strategy, business models and performance management. He has improved biomedical research operations, facilitated military strategy, reorganized public schools, transformed professional societies, revitalized nonprofits, and developed R&D plans. He is an international trainer with clients in US, Europe, Asia and Africa. He lectures on ethics, decision making, business simulation, and strategy. Mark is Co-Founder and Board Chair of the Association for Enterprise Growth, was lead quality examiner (Baldrige) and professional society leader, including IMC USA (past National Board Chair, current Ethics Chair), DC Alumni Council of the Harvard Kennedy School, author, speaker, expert witness, facilitator, and is listed in Who’s Who in America. Mark has degrees from Colgate, where he was elected to Konosioni honor society and from Harvard, where he was a Teaching Fellow.
Mark has held several professional society leadership positions, including the Institute of Management Consultants USA (past CEO/Board Chair, current Ethics Committee Chair), Alumni Council of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Chair of the Association for Enterprise Growth, Society of Petroleum Engineers (past national technical committee chair and chapter president, and recipient of the SPE's prestigious Young Member Outstanding Service Award) and the AAES (R&D Policy and K-12 Education Committees). He has advised many educational organizations including areas such as Gifted and Talented Students, Technology Education, Math and Science Standards and Engineering Education.
Mark has a commercial pilot's license and instrument rating, and he soloed in a plane before he did in a car. In 1982, Mark and his wife quit their jobs to travel around the world, flying to London and flying home from Tokyo a year later. He has coached more than 25 youth sports teams. He used to be a decent golfer (best 18-hole score of 68) and won several tournaments, but time is the great equalizer. He is a Certified One Page Business Plan Consultant and CoreValue Advisor.