Mark Nation is a globally-recognized management expert, leadership consultant, executive coach, author, and speaker. He is personally driven to discover what makes individuals, teams, and organizations amazing —those elements which power the heart and soul of individuals and businesses worldwide.
Mark is Founder and President of Nation Leadership and Harvard Help Circle. He is the author of national best-selling book, Made for Amazing. In 2018 and 2019, Global Gurus named Mark one of the World's Top 30 Leadership and Business Coaches alongside Tony Robbins and Jack Canfield. He is an active member of Forbes Coaches Council and The Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital - Harvard Medical School. Mark’s work has been leveraged across a wide range of clients, from young leaders, corporate managers and executives, to Fortune 500 organizations, start-ups, schools, churches, and non-profits.
Mark is the ultimate player-coach—he has worked personally in every job he eventually managed, across the entire business value chain. He has developed or managed companies in five industries, led people, products, and partnerships on six continents, and worked with people across ages, nationalities, races, and religions. This diverse experience shapes Mark’s passion to cultivate the human side of business.
Mark 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, still enjoying skiing, running, and biking when possible. His 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.