Information Technology – National Defense

Mark West is the San Diego Waterfront Director for CACI International, a defense contractor specializing in information solutions and services in support of national security and littoral combat ships.

Marks bio David Letterman style:

10.  He and his wife, Megan, have been together for over 20 years
9.  He is an avid traveler and has been on every continent in the world.  He cannot wait to travel again!
8.  He is a life-long public servant, having served in the Navy for 24 years, served as a board members of the SD County Airport Authority, an Imperial Beach Councilmember, and is a founding board member of the San Diego Community Power
7.  He is a lover of public murals and founded an art bureau that has done over 30 large scale murals throughout San Diego
6.  He is HUGE Rolling Stones fan
5.  He is a lover of the arts.  Be prepared to hear him singing Broadway musicals (or crying to one)
4.  He is the first person in the Navy to have done a swim call on both variants of a littoral combat ship in the Atlantic and in the Pacific
3.  Albeit cliche…he did meet his wife while he was bartending, during flight school, in Pensacola, Fl.
2.  He is self-proclaimed energy nerd
1.  He is an avid surfer and avid outdoorsman and has hiked over half of the fourteeners in the US.

Stephanie Saathoff, Mel Katz and Betsy Brennan were his sponsors.