Mark Klinkert

Provost

Mark Klinkert, the Provost of Western CUNA Management School, serves as chief operating officer of the school. In this capacity he has executive responsibility for all phases of the school's support services. Some of these include management oversight of admissions, registration, scholarships, budget, finance, materials and supplies, and student and school records. He also serves as liaison with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Leagues and Associations representing the thirteen states that sponsor WCMS, the American Council on Education, the WCMS Alumni Association, and Pomona College. He is member of the Western CUNA Management School Board of Trustees.

As vice president of education and training for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, Mark is responsible for a significant portion of the association’s product and service offerings including educational programs and events, strategic planning and facilitation services and chapter support.

A professional in the training and development field since 1984, Mark has designed, developed, and delivered programs in such areas as strategic planning, management and leadership development, productivity and quality management, team-building, and training skills.

Prior to joining the League, Mark was employed by one of the nation's largest banks, where he held a variety of management positions.