Mark joined MRMC in 2016 as Vice President of Operations after a notable 25-year career in the US Navy. A native of Rosemount, MN, Mark has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State and was commissioned through NROTC in 1991. After nuclear school and officer training, Mark served on a nuclear-powered submarine, then transferred to the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps where he successfully completed several tours of duty around the nation and world. Mark’s duties included command responsibility with his last position as Commanding Officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest where he provided oversight for four bases across 11 states. Mark holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, is a Certified Energy Manager, a registered Professional Engineer (Oregon), and Executive Development Program at Wharton. Mark’s primary responsibilities include MRMC Thermal, which heats/cools campus buildings, as well as accountability for growing campus operations.