Mark Gonska is a Senior Career and Executive Coach for CMA and has assisted thousands of individuals in career acceleration. Mark is the career accelerator who loves to demystify “what do I really want to do next?” and “how do I get a better job faster?” His unmatched relationships with clients and candidates are built on candor and commitment to address problems head-on and solve them. He’s action-oriented in all roles: teacher, mentor, and coach.
Mark’s personal trainer approach to coaching: “You can have excuses or results, not both.” He is living proof you can create a great new chapter after a job loss.
Passionate about strategic coaching, he has helped clients advance, obtain new positions, and explore other career or entrepreneurial options. Mark is recognized as a master coach on leadership development. He has substantial experience with group projects— plant closings and job relocation initiatives throughout the United States.
Mark brings a significant network of contacts from business, industry, and not-for-profit organizations. His background includes international marketing and product management positions in a Fortune 200 corporation, and participation in the successful start-up, and development of a technology-based company. He holds a BA in communications from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) and has completed additional human resources study at Baldwin-Wallace College (Ohio).
Mark has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the local Society for Human Resource Management. In addition to being a nationally certified professional resume writer, he contributed to the book The Five O’Clock Club Guide to Building a Great Resume. He has presented hundreds of webinars, podcasts, television, and public addresses.