Mark Hordes is a keynote speaker at Ijona Skills. He is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant with Mark Hordes Management Consultants, LLC (MHMC) in Houston, Texas. He is a popular, highly regarded motivational business speaker at industry conferences and meeting events, as well as a best-selling business author, Management Consultant, and Business and developer of the Trusted Advisor Workshops and Seminar Leader to Fortune 500 companies across the U.S. and internationally.
During his 25 year career as a Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Senior Vice President, and Partner with an Big5 management consulting firm, Mark has trained thousands of professionals to successfully transition to trusted advisor roles. He is also the co-author of the best-selling business book, "S-Business: Reinventing the Services Organization published by Select Books, New York, New York.
Mr.Hordes has been profiled in the media and press, The Houston Business Journal: "Face to Face with Mark Hordes" and was a 2014 Houston Business Journal "Who's Who in Energy Training Honoree."
Mark is proud to have worked with, and supported the following clients companies: SADARA, KBR, Bentley Construction & Engineering, Qualcomm, S&T Eastern Europe, Ultimate Software, Caterpillar Asia, Kronos, Dow Chemical, Chevron, Accenture, ConocoPhillips, Blue Star/China, Shell Oil, Hoechst Celanese, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Georgia Pacific, DuPont, Pennzoil, Nestles, ExxonMobil, Fleming Foods, Import/Export Department of Canada, Tenneco Shared Services, Johnson Wax, Ryder, Sea Land, Marriott Hotels, Holiday Inns World Wide, American Express, Unilever, International Paper, Bancomer/Mexico, Renault France and Spain, Horne Financial Business Advisors and Singapore Airlines to name a few.
Mark possesses a BS from the University of Houston, and an MBA and MS in Human Development from Aurora University. He also earned the distinguished "Certificate of Advanced Study Diploma" from The American Graduate School of International Management, "Thunderbird" where he focused on Global Leadership and Cross-Cultural Management.
A resident of Houston for 25 years, Mark is married to Vivian Hordes, an award winning Print Artist.
I am a change management organizational consultant, master facilitator and international speaker in change and enterprise transformations, having worked with clients in 25 countries.
My behavior science, business and organization development background strongly supports my organizational effectiveness, change management, critical thinking and highly focused problem-solving skill set.
I am a graduate of the University of Houston and have Masters Degrees in Business and Human Development from Aurora University, and a Certificate of Advanced Standing from The American Graduate School of International Management, "Thunderbird" where my focus was on "Cross-Cultural Management."
Organizations utilizing ProSci/ADKAR, Agile, Kotter 7 Step Change, CHDEP/Chevron, 4 Quadrant/Accenture and Connor Partnership Change Model will find my experience in all of these approaches of high caliber and project/program experienced based.
I am a trusted advisor and coach who utilizes a common sense deployment of change strategies and tactical approaches to change management, resulting in project and program sustainability and enablement of the "business case" for the change.
A nationally recognized speaker in change management success at major conferences such as, Global PMI conference, Rice University Engineering & Construction Round Table Forum, Houston OD Network, CPA National Conference, HR Houston, and over 100 professional association chapter meetings.
Former Honoree designation by The Houston Business Journal, "Who's Who in Energy."
Consistently recommended by my peers, stakeholders, direct reports and clients as a "collaborative partner" and "mentor" in increasing capabilities in people and the project management team and Leader relationships from the shop floor to the "C" suite.
I offer experience in Large Scale Capital Projects, PMO Developments, Technology implementations: Digital Management, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft 360, Agile, Sales & Operational Planning, Maximo, ITSM/ITIL, Oracle/Cloud/360, ERP, M&A and Managed Services as well as the Human Side of Transformations.
Contact me to initiate a conversation about the change mangement and transformation challenges issues and speaking opportunities in your orgnization, and how I can of be of help in problem-solving and delivering change, digital and behavioral change transformations.