Board Position - Director
Company - MC Family of Companies
Company Position - Owner / President / CEO
Mark A. Christensen is a fourth-generation Campbell County native who was raised on his family ranch south of Gillette near the Pumpkin Buttes. He and his wife, Erika, also of Gillette, have been married since 2011 and live in Gillette.
Mr. Christensen graduated from Campbell County High School in 2001 and attended the University of Wyoming, receiving a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Management Information Systems. He then received a M.S. in Real Estate and Construction Management from the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver.
After finishing his graduate degree, Mark returned to Gillette in 2006. He owns and operates The MC Family of Companies, LLC, a holding company for his real estate development and construction companies. Since 2010, Mr. Christensen has worked with his wife Erika. He is also involved in the family’s ranching activities and handles payroll, accounting, and human resources activities for the family ranch which has grown to include eight locations in three states.
Mr. Christensen was elected to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners in 2012 and began his first term in 2013. Prior to being elected to the Board of Commissioners, Mark served two terms on the Campbell County Public Land Board (which oversees the operations of CAM-PLEX) as a member, treasurer, vice-chairman, and chairman. Mr. Christensen also served as treasurer of the Campbell County Healthcare Foundation from 2009 through 2013, during the construction of the Close to Home Hospice Hospitality House and through the completion of fundraising efforts to fully pay-off the project.
Mr. Christensen enjoys volunteering for various community organizations and remains very involved with the Campbell County Fair. He and Erika have a German Shepherd dog named Vrodo.