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Mark Steranka
Managing Partner, Consulting


Mark has over 30 years of experience working with businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities throughout the United States. He has directed and managed hundreds of consulting engagements during his career. Mark specializes in working with boards, councils, and senior management of organizations from a wide range of industries, including agriculture, architecture, construction, engineering, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, not-for-profit, retail, technology, and telecommunications. His areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Succession planning
  • Compensation benchmarking and design
  • Internal and performance audits
  • Management, organization, and operations assessments

Mark is experienced working with businesses ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies; not-for-profit organizations of all sizes; and federal, state, and local governments. He is experienced at helping organizations to improve performance and get to their next level. He is respected by his clients for his ability to listen and understand their needs, provide sound advice and practical solutions, and make the process a rewarding experience.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Organizational Effectiveness, Closing Keynote
    (WACUBO Leadership Symposium, February 2020)
  • High-Performing Boards
    (Capital Region Family Business Center, April 2019)
  • Achieve Your Organization’s Full Potential
    (Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges, February 2019)
  • Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management: Clearing the path to achieving objectives
    (Western Association of College and University Business Officers, April 2018)
  • Retaining and Motivating Employees: It’s All About Engagement
    (Associated General Contractors Summer Convention, August 2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Society of Public Administration
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors


  • BS, mechanical engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • Certificate, executive management program, University of Washington

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