Mark Stewart leads the organization’s external relationships and strategic planning processes for short and long-term growth.
Before joining AFA in June of 2011, he was the director of development and communications for the Don Bosco Centers, Kansas City, Mo., where he supervised all development, fundraising and communications operations for the centers. He previously served as the vice president of Hartsook Companies, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, and held development roles for both Avila University and Northwest Missouri State University.
Mark is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with degrees in both corporate recreation and wellness and parks and recreation management, as well as a master’s degree in business administration. He also earned his doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Missouri.