Mark Calhoon is Senior Managing Director for the Business Services Division, with the Washington State Department of Commerce. He has worked with Commerce since 1990, assisting Washington companies to increase export sales and attracting foreign business investment to Washington State. He manages Commerce’s team of industry focused trade counselors, and network of foreign representatives.
He serves on several boards, including the Japan America Society, the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle and the Export Finance Assistance of Washington.
Previously, he worked for the Weyerhaeuser Company, and lived overseas for 11 years while working on a multi-national supported rural economic development project in the South Pacific.
He is a former Peace Corps volunteer and holds a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in forest resource management and communications.