Mark Woessner manages Business Development for New York State, covering the area north of the city.
Mark was born and raised on Long Island and graduated from SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, earning a Third Mates License, for ships of any tonnage upon any oceans, as well as a BS in Marine Transportation - Business Management. Upon graduation, Mark sailed on his license for 4 years, increasing his license to Second Mate during that time. He then worked for a chemical tanker company for over 32 years in both their Operations and Chartering (Commercial) Departments. He has extensive experience solving difficult problems in a timely manner.
Mark is happily married, with 3 grown children as well as 4 grandchildren. In his spare time, Mark enjoys fishing and golf: fishing is usually from his kayak, while golf usually means looking for his ball in the woods. He is also the family ‘pit master,’ smoking some excellent BBQ.