Mark House is the Acting Assistant Administrator for Finance and Management at the Federal Aviation Administration. In this role, he is responsible for the agency's financial, acquisition, real estate, and Information Technology (IT) services, as well as training and enterprise services provided by the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. Mark has served in this position since February 2018, shortly after he returned from a 10-month detail to the White House National Economic Council, where he worked on Air Traffic Control reform efforts.
Mark's position of record is the agency's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mark assumed the role of CFO in September 2011. As CFO, he serves as the agency's financial steward, providing oversight and management for all appropriations and ensuring accountability to the American taxpayer for all laws, policies, and procedures. He previously served as the Senior Vice President for Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Finance. He joined the ATO as Director of Financial Analysis and Process Reengineering in February 2005 after 19 years of experience in the private sector.
During his private sector career, Mark was the Director of Business Optimization for US Airways. He also worked at United Airlines as a financial analyst and eventually moved up to become the Director of Financial Planning after also serving as the Director of Cargo Revenue Management. Early in his career, he worked as a finance specialist at a company that later became Lockheed Martin, providing cost and schedule control analyses for FAA programs.
Mark holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Virginia Tech.