Mark Bardi, is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance and Accounting. Mark has had a very interesting career and one in which communications have played a significant role. To begin, Mark has over 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience at AstraZeneca, AstraMerck and Merck. He held several Finance positions of increasing responsibility leading to Director of Finance & Administration for the Middle East and Africa region located in Paris, France. He held positions in Business Planning and Operations supporting Merck’s international business in Latin America, Far East, Middle East, and Africa. At AstraMerck and later AstraZeneca, Mark held several Sales, Executive Account Management, and Payer Access Strategy positions in the commercial Managed Care group. Mark has also been VP of Business Development for the Danaher Lynch Investment group, providing general business consulting to start-up companies. Throughout his career, Mark has used communications effectively - to reach his market, convey strong messages, increase his knowledge, and create a very successful career progression. Mark's ability to communicate clearly and effectively has been a key ingredient in his success.