Mark leads LMI’s rapid capability development efforts, enabling customers to build, test, and integrate new technologies that support complex missions, particularly chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense and countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD). He specializes in capability development approaches and high-suitability prototypes that meet customer’s needs at less risk than traditional methods.
Mark’s CBRN defense career began as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Chemical Corps. He subsequently served as an acquisition officer, CBRN unit commander, and Department of Defense program manager; in this latter role, he developed and fielded over 15 major chemical and biological defense programs. He has also served on the Army and Office of the Secretary of Defense staffs. Mark’s active-duty deployments include Operation Urgent Thunder and Operation Enduring Freedom. He retired from the Army in 2013.
Mark graduated from the University of Tampa. He holds master’s degrees in microbiology, business administration, and strategic studies from the University of Alabama, Central Michigan University, and U.S. Army War College, respectively.