Mark Aylward


My Professional History

I have been a technical recruiter for 30 years. For the last 25 years, I have been a business owner and operator.

I've raised three young adult children, all three of whom own their own companies.

First I helped them search for, find and secure gainful employment. Then I was unofficially asked to assist each of them in building their vision, setting up their corporate entities and marketing their services. This experience helping them has motivated me to attempt to extend my mentorship to as many aspiring entrepreneurs and employees in transition as I can reach.

I mentor entrepreneurs and people in career transition. The most effective way to engage my services is to schedule a free 30-minute coaching call with me. There is no obligation or selling, it’s simply to ask you some simple questions and discuss how I can help you. If you want further guidance toward a new career or business you can let me know when we’re done. If not, I will leave you with some helpful suggestions


An abbreviated summary of my qualifications:

Over 30 years of experience helping people find meaningful work

Over 25 years starting, building, operating and selling companies.

Participated in the due diligence process for the sale of two multimillion-dollar companies

Built and sold two multi-million dollar companies that both achieved revenues of over $1,000,000 in their first year. In the first instance, the second-year revenues more than doubled and we sold the business for $5,000,000. Post acquisition, I became Regional VP with responsibility for 5 offices, over 400 consultants and $46,000,000 in recurring annual revenue. In the second instance, we grew the company to more than 25 employees and $12,000,000 in recurring annual revenue. That company sold for $3,750,000.

Hired and successfully trained over 100 salespeople

Personally designed and implemented a proprietary CRM solution – “Tempware”

Actively developed and engaged over 100 Fortune 500 clients in multiple markets nationally

Held bottom line P/L responsibility for multiple national organizations.

Managed 10+ multi-million dollar technology staffing projects.

Excellent operational and management skills as well as hands-on relationship building experience.

Strong knowledge of information technology, engineering, and consulting services markets.

Successfully started and grew 5 highly profitable sales offices.

Personally hired, trained and mentored 4 multi-millionaires.

Generated over $75,000,000 in career revenue.

Personally hired, trained and mentored administration, operational and accounting personnel.

Established and maintained multiple external banking, accounting, and legal relationships

Over 10 years of experience in online marketing and social media

Volunteer Work

Trainer and career counselor with the Central Florida Coalition For The Homeless.

Judge and business mentor with Notre Dame’s Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship, Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business – McCloskey Competition.

SCORE Mentor - Orlando Chapter


The University of Notre Dame Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Certificate of Excellence in Entrepreneurship - College Of Business Administration – University Of Central Florida


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