Mark Spindler

Interim Director
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Mark joined the Research and Economic Development team at UNC Charlotte in May of 2019.  He is responsible to provide direct liaison with the Department of Defense and associated government agencies on behalf of the University to promote and facilitate federal research partnerships and projects aimed at strengthening scholarship and economic development.  

As a retired General Officer from the active United States Army, Mark brings over 30 years of national defense experience and expertise, serving in multiple senior leadership roles within the Department of the Army, the Joint Staff, and Office of the Secretary of Defense.  

A Missouri native, Mark has earned a BA from the University of Missouri – Columbia, MS from Central Michigan University, and an MA from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University - Washington, DC.

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