Governor McDonnell Announces Board Appointments and Additional Appointment to Administration
RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced an additional appointment to his administration under the Administration secretariat. McDonnell announced an appointment to the George Mason University Board of Visitors. He also announced appointments to one other Virginia board.
A bio for today's at-will appointment can be found below. Further announcements regarding additional appointments in the McDonnell Administration will continue to be made in the months ahead.
Mark S. Cartwright, Special Assistant to the Governor for Supplier Diversity and Procurement Compliance
Before his appointment as Special Assistant, Mark Cartwright served as the Supplier Diversity Manager at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and built the University's nascent supplier diversity program from the ground up.
Prior to his position with Virginia Tech, Cartwright worked in the finance and banking industry for eight years and is particularly well suited to assist small businesses in obtaining capital resources and financial support.
Cartwright graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1987 and received his M.B.A. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2001.
Board of Visitors:
George Mason University Board of Visitors
- Steve Mullins of Great Falls, Chief Financial Officer and President of SPM Consulting
Additional Board Appointments:
Common Interest Community Board
- Enrico C. Cecchi of McLean, Vice President & Counsel for The IDI Group Companies
- Elena Ferranti of Glen Allen, Project Manager for Virginia Management, Inc.
- Lucia Anna "Pia" Trigiani* of Alexandria, Attorney with Mercer Trigiani
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