Senior Vice President
Mark Gillman, Senior Vice President, has been working as a government relations professional, helping clients secure federal funding, since 2002. He has extensive experience in representing the unique funding and policy needs of colleges and universities. Mark’s specific expertise is in defense research and development, healthcare research, education policy and funding, government infrastructure policy, and manufacturing and defense industrial base issues.
Prior to joining SMI, he was the Legislative Director and Military Legislative Assistant for two Members of Congress from Texas who served on the House Armed Services Committee. He worked on Capitol Hill for nearly 12 years, managing national security issues for six of them.
Mark holds a B.S. in Economics from Southern Methodist University.