Mark Engle

Association Management Center

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2013

About Mark

Mark is a principal with Association Management Center in Chicago, IL. Engle received his Doctor of Management degree in 2011 from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) with his study in nonprofit governance. Engle serves on five Boards of Directors and is an officer of the AMCInstitute (AMCI) and former officer of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

In 2018 he was inducted into the Metal Construction Hall of Fame for his past service as chief staff executive of the Metal Construction Association. He was honored with the Samuel Shapiro Award – Outstanding CEO – Association Forum of Chicagoland and was inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. He is an ASAE Fellow and a Fellow of the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Leadership (Case Western Reserve University) and is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer.

With Will Brown (Texas A&M University) and through the ASAE Foundation, he recently authored the book “Recruit the Right Board: Proven Processes for Selecting Critical Competencies.” Engle formerly served as a chief staff executive for trade associations and professional societies for 29 years. He has participated in over 400 Board meetings during his career.

Consultant Categories

Email: [email protected]


Location: Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board ethics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO-Board partnership , Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning

Areas of Engagement: Board self-assessment review and action planning, Board education retreat or seminar, Governance structure and design, Facilitation of important board conversations

Mission Areas: Associations, Federated organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs