Mark Kovacevich is the President of North American Operations for Improving, an International leader in delivering technology consulting and training. He is responsible for all International operations, execution, and implementation of Improving’s vision and purpose. In addition, Mr. Kovacevich is responsible for the corporate integration of Improving’s mergers and acquisitions strategy. Through a combination of leadership, excellence and teamwork, Improving has enjoyed great success becoming a nine-time recipient of the Inc. 500 award. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Mark’s efforts led the Columbus enterprise to nine Best Places to Work (2008-2015, 2017-2018, #1 in Small Business Category in 2012) awards, eight Fast Fifty awards (2009-2011 & 2013-2018) from Columbus’s Business First as well as nine consecutive Inc. 500/5000 awards. Finally, Improving was the Business First Corporate Caring Award winner in the category of Education in 2017.
Mark is very active in the Columbus philanthropic community. He currently serves on the board of directors for Columbus Speech and Hearing, Alvis, The Goodwill Business Advisory Council, the Central Ohio Conscious Capitalism chapter and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. A proud graduate from The Ohio State University, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, two girls and watching the Buckeyes deliver another win against Michigan.
Finally, Mr. Kovacevich was a proud recipient of Business First’s 40 Under 40 award in 2010.