Mark Messenbaugh

Chief Corporate Strategy and Development Officer

 

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.