Mark Kontos is a seasoned finance executive with over 25 years’ experience as a chief financial officer and executive committee member at three private and public companies: AK Steel Corp, Battelle Memorial Institute and The MITRE Corporation.
In each assignment, he has transformed business models through strategic thought leadership, business analytics, performance objectives, operational efficiencies, and improved business and financial practices. He has led both expansions and turnarounds at nonprofit and for-profit businesses, driving the changes required to accelerate growth and create value in complex global businesses.
Mark has extensive corporate governance expertise. In addition to the AUI Board, he has served on the boards of government national laboratories, startup ventures, venture funds, a major regional hospital, and a science museum.