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Mark Spiecker is President of STAQ Pharma, a 503B Outsourcing Facility in Colorado that will provide sterile injectable compounded medications to hospitals across the country.
Prior to joining STAQ, Marks’s career spanned a number of strategy and leadership roles. In each role Mark utilized his passion for business development, process improvement and innovative operations to successfully guide complex organizations through significant change.
Mark is the former CEO of Sharklet Technologies, Inc. a medical device firm that developed a texture inspired by Sharkskin to control bacteria on surfaces. Mark exited Sharklet to a Bioscience group out of China, providing significant returns to shareholders.
Previously, he was the Director of Restructuring and Investor Relations for Adelphia Communications Corporation, which at the time was the nation’s fifth largest U.S. cable operator. He was instrumental in the company’s bankruptcy and re-organization efforts which included the sale of the company, a subsidiary in Brazil, and a joint-venture in Puerto Rico.
At 360networks, a telecommunications infrastructure and services provider in the U.S. and Canada, he was responsible for business development, client services and operations structure development. Mark’s innovations in the order fulfillment process and the implementation of his consulting methodology enabled the company to emerge from bankruptcy.
Mark enjoys leading complex, cross-functional teams in improvement projects and was able to successfully turnaround multiple sites for home building products manufacturer Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in his role as Performance Improvement Project Manager. With Tricon Global Restaurants Mark held several roles in operations management with increasing responsibility. Here, Mark was recognized nationally for success in operational improvement.
Mark is an active community leader, currently serving as a Vice Chair and Board Member of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, a Trustee at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and an advisor to the Institute for Science Policy. Prior to 2019, Mark served as Chair of the Board of the Colorado Biosciences Association (CBSA) and was appointed by the Governor of Colorado to serve as a Commissioner for the Early Childhood Leadership Commission as well as the Colorado Workforce Development Council. He has also served on the Corporate Relations Committee for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. He is a graduate of Leadership Denver’s class of 2012 and is a Civic DNA Fellow from the class of 2018.
Mark earned an MBA from Rockhurst University. He holds a B.S.BA. in Marketing from Rockhurst University and a A.A from the University of Florida. He enjoys time with his five kids and all that Colorado has to offer.