Dr. Mark Gasta

Principal, Hospitality  |  Expanded Bio

Mark brings over 25 years of C-Suite and corporate experience to his role as the leader of FMG Leading's hospitality practice. Prior to joining FMG Leading, Mark served as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Vail Resorts Management Company, the premier luxury mountain resort company in the world. In his role at Vail Resorts, Mark planned and executed on organization-wide people strategies that increased effectiveness and enhanced performance and health throughout Vail’s 30,000 employees. An expert in leader development, team alignment, empowerment, engagement, and high-performing cultures, Mark also teaches in the Masters of Tourism Management program at Colorado State University. Mark received his Bachelors of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Denver, and his Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Change from Pepperdine University.