Mark Hill has spent considerable time seeking adventure and experiencing Canadian tourism firsthand, including skiing, cycling, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, skydiving, scuba diving, flyfishing and flying gliders. He has participated in a variety of expeditions and has worked in commercial tourism, guiding professionally in both the Northwest Territories and the Yukon.
Mark’s business acumen is diverse. He ran an outlet for a major advertising agency marketing wilderness tourism in Canada’s Territories, was a senior bureaucrat responsible for managing the Yukon’s liquor industry and retail outlets, and was the CEO of an Indigenous owned, manufacturing company. He received international marketing awards for his work developing the Yukon’s film industry, which he was able to grow by 700% in four years. He has provided marketing and public relations consulting work for businesses in a variety of industries as well as for governments, NGOs, a college and a telecommunications company.
A graduate of the Queens School of Business Executive Program, Mark has certifications in Marketing Research Methodology and Applications, Qualitative Research and Quantitative Analysis from the Burke Institute in Cincinnati, OH, and in Tribunal Administrative Justice from the Foundation of Administrative Justice in Alberta. He also has a BFA from the University of British Columbia.
Mark combines his love for wilderness and adventure and his senior management experience in both the public and private sectors, applying his skills and experience to helping others develop new tourism ventures.