Mark has developed his extensive operations experience into becoming an Operations Excellence Leader. With ExxonMobil for 32 years, he held a variety of engineering, supervisory and leadership positions. Multiple assignments at smaller oil companies and a renewable fuels company since leaving ExxonMobil have given him a very diverse and deep background in the area of operations excellence.
- Managed the ExxonMobil operations team that helped build, commission and operate a grass roots Heavy Oil Upgrader in Venezuela. Best practice principles were used in the organizational design leading to a high performance workplace.
- Further developed operations expertise while working for Sunoco, Western Refining, nFlux Energy, HollyFrontier and AltAir Fuels (renewable fuels), being Plant Manager at 4 of these facilities.
- Led a cultural change effort at an independent oil company based on key behaviors with very favorable results. Cultural change was achieved in less than 2 years.
- Co-developed a Vision 2020 for an independent oil company that defines all the components of Refining Operational Excellence.