Executive Vice President of Operations and Administrationmtanner@armyandnavyacademy.org
Mark Tanner is the Executive Vice President of Operations and Administration at Army and Navy Academy and oversees the academy’s development, human resources, marketing, administrative, and IT operations.
Tanner’s 36-year resume includes serving as Chief Financial Officer for Pepsi International, United Technologies’ automotive subsidiary, Mrs. Fields/TCBY, and the 2002 Olympics Organizing Committee. He also has held senior management positions for Pepsi-Cola, Pizza Hut, and Otis Elevator. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer for AVID, a nationwide non-profit organization that conducts college readiness programs to help close the achievement gap among all students. He has also served eight years on the Board of Trustees of the Carlsbad Unified School District; two years as the board’s president.
Tanner graduated with an economics degree from Stanford University, later earning an MBA in finance and accounting from UCLA’s Graduate School of Management. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and conversational in French, Italian, and Mandarin.
Tanner and his wife, Ann, have five adult children and reside in Carlsbad.