Mark Blount

Mark Blount
External and Governmental Affairs
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924

Mark Blount, CFRE, comes to the Bureau with an extensive background in all facets of diverse resource development, including corporate relations, major gifts, foundation, annual fund, and campaign and communication management. His focus will be on creating new partnership opportunities between corporations and the Bureau, and developing and implementing communication and outreach initiatives. His most recent position as Director of Corporate Relations with the University of Texas at Austin’s Development Office, and his affiliations with industry organizations, will facilitate Mark’s leadership in building these relationships for the Bureau.

Mark brings an abundance of experience in the areas of public relations, development and non-profit management, and also brings more than ten years of experience as a petroleum landman. Mark received dual Bachelor’s degrees in Radio-TV-Film and History from The University of Texas at Austin.