Mark H. Lillard, PMP
Mark H. Lillard, PMP, serves as Regional Vice President for Federal Programs and Design-Build Construction Management in our Dulles, VA office. Mark came to Pennoni in 2010 and was formerly a Vice President of Patton Harris Rust & Associates, where he was responsible for Federal Programs. He is a 35 year veteran of the military planning, management consulting, information technology, and engineering industries. He is a recognized expert in the federal government contracting arena where he has led the P&L effort for several engineering and IT firms. He provides senior leadership and program management for environmental services, engineering services, geographic master planning, construction management, and emergency services. Mark's senior management and leadership experience includes 26 years with the U.S. Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Brigadier General. While in the Air Force he served in high-level staff positions and was the Executive and Principal Staff Officer for the Chief of Staff at SHAPE (NATO). He also held command at the Squadron, Wing, and Air Division level. In this role, he was responsible for over 5,000 personnel and billions of dollars in resources.
In his current role, Mark directs the annual budget process as well as strategic and tactical planning for federal programs and design-cuild construction management. His portfolio is comprised of multiple Federal Department of Defense agency clients, including NAVFAC, USACE, the Air Force, General Services Administration, Veterans Administration, FHWA, and the Department of Homeland Security. His responsibilities include contract administration of major indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts. He provides guidance for design-build efforts and manages the corporate efforts in the design-build arena. Mr. Lillard maintains oversight, coordination, and communication between the clients, all required design disciplines, approval agencies, and community organizations for seamless and efficient project management.
As a leader in the engineering community, Mark is active in the American Council of Engineering Companies, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Design-Build Institute of America. He sits on several boards and serves in his community as president of the homeowners association.