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Mark VanDevelde

Chief Executive Officer - Dart Enterprises Ltd.

As CEO of Dart Enterprises and leader of the group of companies, Mark works closely with owner and shareholder, Ken Dart, and is charged with managing the family office and growing the long-term value of the portfolio's global investments.

With overall responsibility for leadership, strategy, culture and performance for all of Ken Dart's companies across multiple industries, he guides the executive teams in translating the vision into long-term, successful growth strategies aligned with the Dart Values, Culture and Philosophy.  He is a Director of most Dart subsidiaries in the Cayman Islands.

Originally from Michigan, he has lived in Cayman for over 20 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Michigan State University and is a CFA® charterholder.

STEM education provides a solid foundation for any career: it encourages skills such as problem solving, creativity, innovation and critical thinking which are of value in the workplace and beyond.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dart Enterprises Ltd. | CEO (2008-present)
  • Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd. | Managing Director/CEO (1997-present)
  • Dart Family Office, Cayman Islands (1994-present)
  • Dart Container Corporation | Treasury Analyst (1993-1994)

INSIGHTS

  • Mark is committed to youth development in the Cayman Islands and has a special interest in advancing education in the STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • An avid reader and father of two, he enjoys travel and outdoor activities with his wife and children.

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