Mark Misczak has worked in disaster preparedness, response and recovery for more than 30 years, most of which was spent serving at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). His work at FEMA included command roles in the largest disasters in our Nation’s history. His former Federal titles include: Branch Chief – FEMA Region VI, Deputy FCO, Director of the Office of Cerro Grande Fire Claims, and Acting Director and Deputy Director for Individual Assistance (At the time of his departure this was the largest division within the agency). At FEMA, and through his subsequent leadership at emergency management consulting firms, Misczak has led complex programs and projects resulting in the delivery of billions of dollars in federal recovery and resiliency funding.
He is a highly sought-after resource for designing and implementing complex national recovery efforts. He is also an accomplished business leader, having managed thousands of employees and directed organizational transformations to produce efficiency, business growth, and to expand services offered based on the full spectrum of emergency management and federal disaster grant programs.