Mark Stephens is a Human Resources Professional with a strong legal background who works with organizations of every size. Mark offers training programs to create a powerful, productive, and safe work environment so every employee may reach their full potential and value.
Mark believes that practical, interactive, and informative training programs allow each participant to discover lessons that they may take back to the workplace and use immediately. Mark understands that time is our most precious gift, and any training must meet learning objectives in an effective, efficient manner. With over eighteen years of training design, development and facilitation experience, Mark seeks to create a training environment that meets the needs of each participant.
Mark has worked as the Human Resources Compliance Specialist within municipalities and facilitated all the City’s compliance training. Using a variety of real-life legal scenarios and first-hand human resources experiences, he worked with a team that built training programs based on respect, dignity, trust, and discovery.
Mark developed and facilitated training for companies ranging from PepsiCo to the FDIC Office in Chicago on how to comply with their local, state, and federal laws to understand how to limit liability and create a work environment that puts its people first. He is a certified trainer that has facilitated workshops throughout the United States focusing on leadership development, interpersonal communication, diversity in the workforce, time, and change management as well as supervisory training affecting every aspect of the employment relationship.
Mark earned a J.D. from Baylor University Law School and a B.A. in Communications from Baylor University. Over a diversified and exciting career, Mark has worked as an Assistant District Attorney, the General Counsel/Editor-in-Chief of a publishing company, owns his own learning and development company, established a wide-ranging law practice, and managed the training and development program for a major national nonprofit organization.