Speaker & Guest Contributor
Mark Mills has worked with the SBTDC for over 15 years — first as a procurement counselor at the SBTDC’s Appalachian State University office and now as the SBTDC’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program director. For over 7 years, he has lead a dynamic team of procurement counselors who help small and mid-size businesses sell products and services to government agencies and prime contractors. Mark has managed businesses, worked in manufacturing, and has a broad background in appropriated and non-appropriated funds contracting.
Mark has a bachelor’s degree in management, and two master’s degrees — one in Education and one in Human Relations. He is a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 4 years and active duty in the U.S. Air Force for 9 years. He spent 12 years in Germany working for the U.S. Air Force.
NC PTAC Program Director Statewide