“Corporate Mixologist” | Inspired by Possibility. Driven by Performance.

Mark possesses unique skills that enable him to provide invaluable insights and guidance to management teams and company boards seeking to overcome strategic business challenges to growth. He is inspired by possibility and driven by performance.  Mark deeply understands global business as a strategic leader with exceptional operational capabilities. He is widely acknowledged for his expertise in blending his skills to provide valuable guidance as a trusted advisor, board member, and mentor to C-Suite executives. His ability to mix and match his breadth of talents has earned him the moniker “Corporate Mixologist.”

Mark’s experience spans various industries, predominantly healthcare, life sciences, consumer products, manufacturing, and high technology. He has successfully driven growth, improved operational efficiencies, and spearheaded innovative strategies that have significantly enhanced the competitive stance of numerous organizations. Mark uniquely discerns cross-functionality to solve problems and identify opportunities within commercial, R&D, manufacturing, and G&A.

Mark has been instrumental in building and transforming companies of all sizes. He has owned and managed profit and loss statements, sales revenue, costs, and profits while reporting to Boards of Directors and serving as a board member. He has driven acquisitions, led corporate integrations, right-sized company, and product portfolios, unlocked new market channels, opened new business ventures, and led hi-tech innovative solutions.

Mark is the Interim Chief Operating Officer for a boutique consulting firm. In addition, he also holds positions as an independent director or advisor at three different companies. He has extensive experience serving on the board of directors for public, private, and non-profit organizations. Before his current roles, Mark founded the Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Consulting Practice at Unisys and served as its leader.

Previously, Mark was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Maetrics, a life sciences company. He led a strategic enterprise transformation initiative that resulted in record profits and margins during his tenure. Before joining Maetrics, Mark was a Partner at Ernst and Young, serving as the Global Life Sciences Advisory and Supply Chain Leader and Global Pharmaceutical Markets Leader. He drove the firm’s life sciences business operations and focused on growth enablers such as key global relationships, leadership initiatives, solution development, and revenue enhancement.

Mark has worked with over 60 clients across five continents, ranging from emerging growth to global Fortune 500 companies. His experience has given him a wealth of knowledge of diverse international business environments and a deep understanding of different cultures. Mark has lived and worked as an expatriate in several countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Syria, The Netherlands, Egypt, and Canada, giving him a global perspective that enhances his strategic advisory capabilities. He is an asset to boards and C-suite executives worldwide. Mark’s expertise has been recognized by leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Alto Nivel (Mexico), Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, Chemical and Engineering News, Pharmalot, Pharma Voice, Elsevier Business Intelligence, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, Financial Post Magazine, Clinica Medtech Intelligence, and several Chinese periodicals, highlighting his status as a thought leader in his field. 

Board Experience (For Profit)

  • ZH Healthcare, Inc. (2015 – present)
  • Advisor to a number of private and publicly traded companies

Board Experience (Non Profit)

  • Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America (2017 – Present)
    • Alumni Committee Chair (2017 – 2020)
    • Development Committee (2011 – 2018)
    • Finance Committee (2010 – present)
  • Potsdam College Foundation (2010 – 2017)
  • Founding Chairman, Potsdam College, Business Department Advisory Committee (2009 -2013)