With more than 30 years of operations’ management experience, Mark Burel took over as President and CEO of Hoffman Southwest Corp. in 2015. He has a strong background in strategic and tactical planning, team building, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and overall leadership.
Prior to joining HSW, Mark served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of USIC Locating Services, Inc., a leading provider of underground utility-locating services with more than 800 customers throughout the United States and Canada. Prior to USIC, Mark served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of 180 Connect, Inc., one of North America’s largest providers of installation and support services to the home-entertainment and communications’ industries. In past, Mark also held leadership positions with HVAC industry player American Residential Services and GE Capital’s Montgomery Ward. Mark began his career as a program member of GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois.