Mark served the
last two years of his career at Altus Air Force Base, the flight schoolhouse
for the KC-135 Stratotanker, C-17 Globemaster III and the incoming KC-46A
Pegasus. As an Air Force Continuous Process Improvement Black Belt with
more than seven years of experience leading projects, Mark co-led the 97th Air
Mobility Wing's Transformation and Innovation Office, advising commanders on strategic
alignment of more than 6,000 Airmen and $7 billion in assets; managing the
wing's Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and Business Process
Re-Engineering program; and creating a culture of innovation in the wing.
A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Department of Management, Mark also holds an MBA and Graduate Certificate in entrepreneurship from Oklahoma State University and a Blue Belt Certification in Innovation Engineering from the University of Maine and Eureka Ranch.