Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Mark Weaver enlisted out of High School in Grand Forks, ND and later attended the U.S. Military Academy’s Prep School and West Point. Commissioned an Armor officer in 1998, he served in a variety of units to include 1st Cavalry Division (Fort Hood, Texas) with three deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, 25th Infantry Division (Schofield Barracks, Hawaii) with another deployment to Iraq, 3rd Infantry Division (Fort Stewart, Georgia) with another Afghanistan deployment, the National Training Center (Fort Irwin, California), and back to the 1st Cavalry Division before retiring.
Mark earned his BS in Engineering Management from USMA and MS in Defense Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Mark initially worked with a family-owned commercial plumbing business post-Army and has spent the last two-plus years with the Texas Department of Transportation as an Alternative Delivery Project Manager focused on some of the state’s largest and most complex Design-Build projects and Public-Private Partnerships.
Mark has been married for almost 20 years to his wife Samantha and call the scenic village of Salado, TX home when not visiting their two boys and a grandson in Alabama.