As chief financial officer (CFO), Mark’s responsibilities include oversight of all financial operations including Treasury, Internal Audit, Information Technology, Taxation, Investor Relations and Accounting.

Throughout his 33-year career with Valmont, Mark has held a number of finance and accounting positions, including assistant corporate controller, manager of internal audit and divisional controller of international. During his tenure as international controller, Valmont expanded international business operations in China, Europe and Brazil. Mark was promoted to vice president and corporate controller in 2000 and served in that capacity until his appointment to CFO in February of 2014.

He has been a long-time board member of the Nebraska Chapter of Financial Executives International and has served as a past chapter president. Mark was named as a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO) College of Business Administration in 2012. Mark currently serves on its UNO’s College of Business Administration and School of Accountancy advisory boards and is a member of the finance committee and board of directors with Catholic Charities of Omaha.

Mark graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 1979 with a B.S. in Business Administration degree, earning his M.B.A. degree from UNO in 1992.