What are you looking for?


  • 24Aug

    Freshman Move-in Day

  • 25Aug

    Returning Student Move-In Day

  • 28Aug

    First Day of Classes: Fall Semester

View All Upcoming Events


800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050


Clear Filter

August 2017


Columbus Crew Soccer Game

5:00 p.m.
Columbus Crew Stadium

Lead Week

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
MVNU Main Campus

Freshman Move-in Day

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
MVNU Main Campus

Returning Student Move-In Day

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Main Campus

MVNU Faculty Exhibit

Schnormeier Gallery
221 S. Main St.
Mount Vernon, Ohio

View All Upcoming Events


Dr. Mark Shoaf

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional Studies
740-397-9000 Ext. 4749Email Dr. Shoaf
Professional Experience
  • Associate Professor of Business, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, July, 1997 to present.
  • Executive Officer to the Ohio Air National Guard Chief of Staff November 2011 to present
  • Civil Engineering Readiness Officer, United States Air Force Reserve, 1989 to present.
  • Owner/operator of small construction business, January, 1996 to June, 1996.
  • Production Supervisor, Guardian Glass, March, 1994 to November, 1994.
  • Area Manager, Wyandot, Inc., March, 1992 to March, 1994.
  • Production Supervisor, Dial Corporation, March, 1990 to March, 1992.
  • United States Air Force, October, 1981 to August, 1989.
Professional Organizations
  • National Guard Officers Association
  • Christian Business Faculty Association
  • VFW
  • Reserve Officers Association
  • Morrow County Job Training Board member
Awards and Recognition
  • Golden Hammer Award for Habitat for Humanity
  • Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
  • Several Adult and Graduate Studies group instructor awards
Published Works & Presentations:
  • Leading people or leading tasks: A study of mentoring and consideration-structure orientation of line officers in the Ohio Air National Guard (Capella University dissertation, 2006)
  • Shoaf, M., Britt, M. & Parks, T., (2009) Mentoring and Leadership: How Different are They?, The Leadership & Organization Management Journal, 3, 37-4
    • Presented Mentoring and Leadership: How Different are They? At the 2009 American Society of Business and Behavior Science conference.
  • Presented, Lessons From the Base: Applications of Military Values to the Christian College Classroom, At the 2011 Christian Business Faculty Association annual conference.
  • Ph.D. in Business Leadership at The Capella University, 2006.
  • M.B.A. Ashland University, Executive Management, 1995.
  • B.S. Kansas Newman College, Industrial Management, 1988.
  • A.S. Community College of The Air Force, Applied Science, 1987
  • A.A. Butler County Community College, Liberal Arts, 1987.