Founder & President
Mark Nation is a globally recognized management expert, bestselling author, keynote speaker, executive coach, and leadership consultant. He is personally driven to discover what makes individuals, teams, and organizations amazing—those elements that power the heart and soul of individuals and businesses worldwide. His bestselling book, "Made for Amazing: An Instrumental Journey of Authentic Leadership Transformation," helps people to identify and sharpen their unique talents in the workplace and beyond. Global Gurus rated Mark the 26th best leadership coach in the world in 2018. Mark has built and managed companies across five industries, developing people, products, and partnerships on six continents. He has worked with a wide range of clients, from executives, corporate managers and young leaders, to Fortune 500 organizations, start-ups, schools, churches, and non-profits. In his presentations, workshops, consulting and coaching sessions, Mark focuses on developing authentic leaders who seek to operate with strong values and high integrity. His most sought-after topics have included purpose-driven leadership, personal branding, executive advisory services, career development and transitions, expat and global management, team building and corporate engagement, effective partnership design, and service leadership. Mark is Founder of Nation Leadership and the Made for Amazing Project, and serves as a Global Vice President at Skuid. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a former professional musician and Ironman triathlete who enjoys skiing, running, biking, and meeting incredible people all over the world. Mark’s work and travels have taken him to over 40 U.S. states and 35 countries, where he has managed, performed, or spoken to over 300,000 people. When not traveling, Mark is based in Tennessee.