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Dr. Mark Shoaf
- 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.
- 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.
Awards and Recognition
- National Guard Officers Association
- Christian Business Faculty Association
- Reserve Officers Association
- Morrow County Job Training Board member
Published Works & Presentations:
- Golden Hammer Award for Habitat for Humanity
- Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
- Several Adult and Graduate Studies group instructor awards
Favorite Scripture Verse:
- 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.
Something You Didn't Know about Me
- I enjoy construction related projects
- My wife Cindy and I enjoy traveling in our RV
- I have restored a 1965 Mustang
- I have served in the military for over 31 years