Mark Lundquist, President & CEO, formed Fulcrum Edge to lead companies through growth and transitional change, develop state-of-the-art business plans, and package companies for acquisition or investment. He has developed and led transition training and new market penetration for joint ventures in Asia and the Americas, as well as in a broad range of industries. He has extensive executive management experience with Fortune 500-sized firms spanning Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. His expertise includes the ability to rapidly assess company status and help chart new courses of growth and development, as well as specialty expertise in succession planning and visually plotting a company's financial, legal, and organizational situation.
He spent 22 years in the corporate world of aerospace, defense, automotive, controls, automation and robotics. Mark held executive positions in Bosch, Mannesmann AG, Norgren (IMI plc), Vickers, Valcor Engineering, and Grimes Aerospace, and began his career with Sundstrand Corporation. He has founded and co-founded four companies and taken one public via IPO.
Mark has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a mentor to TechTown (Detroit), Ann Arbor SPARK, and OU INC (Oakland University) high tech incubators, and sits on the boards of numerous companies. He was an adjunct instructor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Graduate School of Management and recognized by Lawrence Technological University and WWJ (CBS) radio as a "Leader & Innovator" in Michigan. He has an aerospace product patent and previously held a Department of Defense Level 2 (Secret) security clearance.