Mark Kuss is a seasoned executive in the AEC space approaching three decades of experience. As an owner and partner in LDC, he uses this leadership and experience to provide value and growth opportunities to the company.
Mark is the former Vice President with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. where he led the company’s integration with Bury Holdings, Inc. Following that merger, Mark held two executive positions at Bury, one as Executive Vice President, and the other as Chief Operating Officer. Mark was responsible for developing and executing the organization’s strategic plans and executive leadership. Highlights include the consolidation of disparate operations through a singular branding/marketing approach, reorganizing/energizing the leadership team, reconfiguring the human resource functions, and leading the organization through its liquidity event. Bury sold to Stantec Consulting Services Inc. in March 2016.
While serving as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer responsible for formalizing strategic/financial planning and reporting, upgrading information technology for financial performance/forecasting, project visibility, and enhancing human capital. Tactical milestones include assembling the financial leadership team, implementing the ERP system, leading the merger/acquisition program, developing long-term technical team recruitment/retention programs, designing the cash and long-term equity incentive plans, and overseeing the organic expansion to Arizona and Florida.
Mark’s academic background includes a B.B.A in Accountancy and Information Systems from the University of Texas-Permian Basin and an M.B.A from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas.
Mark enjoys traveling with family and friends in his leisure time, general aviation flying, golf, running, and several other outdoor activities.