Mark H. Chichester, B.B.A. '90, J.D. '93, trustee
Mark Howard Chichester is President of Atlas Research, a Washington, DC-based management consulting supporting health care transformation initiatives at the US Departments of Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Defense. Before co-founding Atlas in 2008, Mr. Chichester served as a vice president and executive director at The Aspen Institute; and, prior to that, as a member of the executive staff of former Congressman and UNCF President and CEO Bill Gray, where he served as the executive director of the Institute for International Public Policy.
Mr. Chichester has served on the board of the NEA Foundation (where he served a stint as chairman) and the Forum on Education Abroad; and he currently serves on the board of trustees of The George Washington University. He has been a member of the Eisenhower National Security Series Working Group; a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he served as co-chairman of the Washington Term Member Advisory Committee; and was appointed by the US Trade Representative to serve on the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa.
Mr. Chichester holds degrees in business and law from The George Washington University, where he received The George Washington Award, the Martin LutherKing Medal for Outstanding Contributions in Human Rights, the Baer Leadership Award, and a Shapiro Traveling Fellowship. He has also been an Executive Seminarian of The Aspen Institute.