- Mark joined Alaska Aerospace Corporation as President in October 2018.
- Mark’s background includes over 25-years in the aerospace sector.
- Served in the United States Air Force as a space systems engineer, satellite operator, and intelligence analyst.
- Served as the Chief Executive Officer with a military flight training company as well as provided business development, marketing, program management and engineering expertise for mid-market and large aerospace companies.
- Led engineering and technical support to a variety of missile defense activities, military space programs, and aviation endeavors.
- Provided cross-functional management consulting to government and commercial aerospace clients.
- Mark earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Norwich University. He also holds a Master of Engineering in Space Operations from the University of Colorado.
- Mark and his wife, Amy, live in Anchorage, Alaska. Mark holds a private pilot’s license.
Mark D. Lester