West Virginia University; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University;
Masters of Business Administration- Business- West Virginia University; Bachelor of Science- Finance- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Accounting; Finance; P&L; Payroll; Inventory Management; Customer Service; Financial Reporting; Budgeting; Internal Controls; Business Development; Project Management; Internal Audit; Internal Controls; Financial Accounting; Managerial Finance; Cost Accounting; Account Reconciliation; Leadership Management; Team Building; International Relations; International Business; Food & Beverage; Cash Flow; Forecasting
Mark Walker is Director of Retail Accounting for Ahold USA retail where he oversees $27 billion in sales throughout 800 retail locations on the east coast. He specializes in accounting, P&L, budgeting, financial accounting, business development, cash flow, international relations, financial reporting, internal controls, forecasting, inventory management, payroll, and more. He believes in building and nurturing strong personal relationships and lifelong learning. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Elizabethtown College where he lectures on accounting and finance. Mark is affiliated with National Black MBA Association and Habitat for Humanity. Mark began his educational career at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance. He continued his education at the West Virginia University receiving a Masters of Business Administration. Mark has always had a strong interest in business and decided to pursue a career in the financial sector. Mark started his professional career with Footlocker as Manager of Inventory, Banking and Payroll. Within a three year period, he was responsible for the largest cost savings to date, accumulating over $12 million in savings. Soon after Mark began his career with Ahold as Manager of Retail Accounting, Mark quickly became Senior Manager of Retail Accounting, and in 2008 became Director of Retail Accounting.