Mark Wilbur

Employers Group
Leadership Position: Workforce Development, Education, & Anti-Poverty Co-Chair
Leadership Committee Group: BizFed Officer
Mark Wilbur is a founding member of BizFed. He has served as President & CEO of Employers Group since 2007 as the youngest CEO in its 118 year history. With BizFed, Mark and his team were instrumental in developing and delivering a vital member survey that took the pulse of LA County business owners and helped to frame BizFed's action plan and top priorities in 2008. In 2010 Mark served as the Vice Chair of BizFed’s Operations Committee, in 2011 Chair of the Los Angeles Business Federation (BizFed), then in 2012 Chair of the BizFed Institute, in 2013 Co-Chair of BizFed’s Healthcare Committee. He is presently serving as the Chair of the Nominating Committee for BizFed. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the world renowned Orthopaedic Institute for Children in Los Angeles. Before joining Employers Group, Mark was the Associate Dean of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC) for three years, leading many efforts from external affairs, development and executive education, which included customized solutions for companies to help meet the critical needs of their employees and executives. Prior to USC, Mark was a Partner in Business Consulting at Arthur Andersen, developing solutions for clients across the U.S., Asia and Europe. Mark’s professional experience and expertise are in strategic planning, business process design, customer relationship management, organizational change, customer service design and enhancement, as well as global operations and service integration. Mark served as an instructor for the Arthur Anderson Center of Professional Education, and was honored with the “Andersen Excellence in Education” for his exceptional teaching skills four times. Mark earned his BA and MBA from the University of Southern California and continues to support his alma mater through coaching the USC Ice Hockey team.