Mark Stark

Mark Stark, MSHRD, USN (Ret)

Director of Development - College of Engineering

Phone: 903-565-5935

Advancement: Development Team

Mark Stark, MSHRD, USN (Ret)

Mark Stark, MSHRD, USN (Ret)

Title: Director of Development - College of Engineering
Department: Advancement: Development Team
Building: RBS 2029
Phone: 903.565.5935


After a distinguished 22-year career in the United States Military, Mark and his family moved to Florida where he served as President of the Business Network International (BNI) Chapter in Northwest Florida. He returned to East Texas in 2012 to be close to family. In 2018, after earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) from South University, Mark joined UT Tyler as the Career Success Coach for the College of Engineering. He earned his Master of Science in Human Resource Development from The University of Texas at Tyler in May 2021. 

Mark has served on the Board of Directors for CAMPV (Community Assisting Military Personnel and Veterans) in Tyler, Texas since 2019, where he continues to connect Veterans and their families with the resources in East Texas.

In 2023, Mark earned the UT Tyler President’s Passion Award for his "can-do" attitude and passion for students, alumni, and our community partners. He began his current position of Director of Development for the College of Engineering in May 2023.

Mark is married to his high school sweetheart, Judy, and reside in Jacksonville, Texas. They have two adult children, two grandchildren, and two American Akitas. Mark is passionate about serving and helping others.