Mark Messenbaugh serves as SomaLogic’s Chief Corporate Strategy and Development Officer, where he is responsible for developing and structuring key business opportunities and third-party collaborations. Mark joined SomaLogic in 2008. Prior to that, he served as lead director for government relations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, where he led strategic initiatives funded by federal, state, and local governments, after starting a partnership between the organization and the office of then-Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar.
In a career spanning business strategy, law, politics, and nonprofit development, Mark practiced corporate transactional law with the national law firms Arnold & Porter and Davis Polk & Wardwell; led business strategy war games for pharma; served as issues director for Al Gore’s Presidential Campaign in 2000; helped write land-use legislation for the Colorado State Senate; and clerked for the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in social studies from Harvard College, studied philosophy on a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany, and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School.