Mark has extensive experience in workforce development spanning over 20 years. Prior to Ivy Tech, he served as the Technical Training Manager for Benteler Automotive US Facilities coordinating training maintenance technicians located in MI, IN, and SC. His background includes curricula design, management of a maintenance training school, consulting, industrial safety management, quality standards management, and designing and implementing apprenticeships. He holds a B.Mus degree from Evangel University, MO; M.Ed from IUSB; and a Postgraduate Certificate in Human Performance Improvement from Capella University.
Mark is a Board Member of the Career and Success Academies Charter School and has served on Karios teams at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City and on their advisory board.
Mark’s role on the Ivy Tech campus includes working to bring education and industry into collaborative and meaningful conversations and partnerships, resulting in creative and innovative solutions for businesses, students, and the development of the workforce of the future.