Mark Dietrich, MS, MBA, is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Concord University.
He served 20 years of active duty as an officer in the United States Coast Guard (USCG), retiring as a Commander (O-5). He was stationed on six ships (commanding two of them), serving twelve years at sea saving lives and busting drug smugglers. When stationed ashore, he served in various Information Technology management positions.
Upon retirement from the USCG in 2006, he transitioned to a career in IT/tech at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a U.S. Department of Energy weapons and research laboratory. There he served in four positions including Deputy Director of the IT Project Management Office at the National Ignition Facility, Director of Infrastructure, and founding Director of the IT Project Management Office.
Upon retirement from LLNL in 2017, he transitioned to academia, teaching as an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Diablo Valley College and Las Positas College in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mark has four adult children and currently lives in Athens with his dog, Pepper, who’s a very good girl.
MS, Computer Science, University of Rhode Island (1998)
Master of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island (1998)
BS, Mathematics, United States Coast Guard Academy (1986)
Certificate, American Sign Language, Berkeley City College (2010)
Project Management Institute
Association for Computing Machinery
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
U.S. Naval Institute
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association