Director of Operations, Development
Mark Dowd joined Oceana’s development team as Director of Operations in 2020.
Mark has been working in non-profit philanthropy for the past 10 years in large healthcare and disaster relief organizations. Prior to that Mark worked for an automotive marketing company providing a multi-channel marketing CRM to auto dealerships across the United States.He holds a B.A. in Communication from Washington State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore.
Originally from Washington State, Mark feels at peace when hiking, camping, fishing or spending time on the water. He misses taking family fishing trips to Vancouver Island and other British Columbian locales where the sightings of Bald Eagles and Orcas were common. When not working at Oceana he enjoys traveling, reading crime novels and stories about history, cooking, and boring his family with long explanations about their historical surroundings in the Mid-Atlantic region.