Mark Williams Elected to Chair Corporate Advisory Council
Mark Williams,COO at Event Guru Software was elected to serve as Chair of the ACCED-I Corporate Advisory Council. The Corporate Advisory Council is the voice of the corporate members and serves as an advisory body to corporate members, the Board of Directors and ACCED-I Headquarters. The purpose of the advisory council is to provide input, strategic direction, recommendations and support to one another and the Association.
Mark is the COO at Event Guru Software where he oversees all aspects of the company’s operations from marketing and selling to client management, training, as well as leading product development initiatives for their cloud based conference and events management solution. He joined the Event Guru Software team in September of last year bringing over 15 years experience working in the collegiate conferencing world.
Prior to working for Event Guru Software, Mark got his first taste of the conference industry during a work study program at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown’s conference center. After a few years he later returned to Pitt-Johnstown’s Conference Center and secured a full-time professional position as the Conference and Sales Manager where he learned the ins and outs, ups and downs of collegiate conferencing.
He has been involved with ACCED-I for 16 years as both an institutional and corporate member. He resides in Johnstown, Pennsylvania along with his wife and their two daughters.