Mark R. Policinski

Mark Policinski is celebrating his 29th year as a CEO, the past 18 years with the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI).

Prior to OKI, Mr. Policinski held senior-level positions in the private sector, including CEO of the Brown Publishing Company and vice president of The CoStar Group.

Before moving to Cincinnati, Mark worked in Washington, D.C., as a senior economist for The Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill and as the associate deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce under President Ronald Reagan.

He has served on many public and private sector boards. Currently, his public sector board memberships include the Ohio Association of Regional Councils, TriState Logistics and Supply Chain Council and the National Association of Regional Councils. Mr. Policinski is active in Mater Filius, an organization providing support for new, at-risk mothers.

He is a recipient of the Walter Scheiber Leadership Award, given to the CEO of a regional organization for outstanding leadership and advocacy by the National Association of Regional Councils.

For the past 17 years, Mr. Policinski has been named as one of the 100 Most Powerful Leaders the Cincinnati region.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Indiana University with concentrations in political science and economics and Master of Economics from Western Kentucky University.