Mark Vander Kooy
Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President - Federal & Political Affairs
Senior Vice President - State and Policy Affairs
Senior Vice President – Member Experience
Senior Vice President - Events, Education, & Association Services
Chief of Staff/Assistant Corporate Secretary
Vice President – IT & Building Services
Vice President - Finance
Vice President - Marketing Communications
Vice President - Public Affairs
Mark Vander Kooy was named NAMIC’s chief strategy officer in June 2022 to foster the association’s continued growth and sustain its mission into the future. He has more than 25 years of experience creating, managing, and growing productive teams while increasing revenue in a variety of industries. In this position, Vander Kooy oversees NAMIC departments – Corporate Strategy & Member Experience, Accounting/Treasury, NAMIC Insurance Agency/NIA, Building Services, and Information Technology.
Prior to joining NAMIC, he served as the CEO of Traders Point Creamery, an Indianapolis-based agritourism company and food brand, from 2015 until 2022. In 2001, he founded an electronic recycling services company, and, after its acquisition, he went on to launch a consulting company focusing on corporate strategy and improving team culture, while also acquiring a local cartage company.
Vander Kooy has a business degree from Calvin University.