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Mark Rieck, Executive Vice President IRWA

Mark RieckMark Rieck is an innovation leader in association management, with over twenty-five years of experience leading volunteer driven organizations.

Mark serves as chief staff officer of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA). Headquartered in the South Bay of Los Angeles, CA, the IRWA is a membership organization, providing professional education, networking and credentialing to over 9,000 land acquisition professionals through its 76 chapters across North America and South Africa and an affiliate in Japan.

Mark’s expertise in marketing, brand building and corporate relations sets him apart from other non-profit managers.  “I have always thought of myself as a general business manager”, Mark says. “It is important to me to make the association visible and drive value for the individual member, making them very proud to be associated with their organization”.

Mark earned a bachelor of science degree in Sociology from Illinois State University, holds a certificate from the Not-For-Profit Institute of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University in New York and the Executive Leadership Program at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. He and his family reside in Valencia, CA.