Mark Naster selected to be Master of Ceremonies for upcoming Gini Awards


We are excited to announce that our Master of Ceremonies for the 5th Annual Gini Awards celebration will be Mr. Mark Naster.

Mark Naster is a Kansas City native who has been committed to serving his country and community. After graduating from the University of Kansas, with a geography and meteorology degree, Mark was commissioned an officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served for six years.

While spending 35 years in the private sector, Mark has worked with some outstanding business leaders including Ross Perot, Ewing Kauffman and Lamar Hunt.

As the Corporate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Heartland Habitat for Humanity, Mark works in building long term relationships with organizations to help with their business and community involvement issues. He also serves individuals with presentations at Job Clubs and the Women’s Employment Network with his presentation of “A Job Search is like a Courtship.”

As a veteran, Mark is committed to helping other veterans by serving as an advisory board member with Operation Homefront, Bunker Labs, and the Globe and Anchor Society. He also serves a board member with the Leawood Chamber of Commerce.

Mark is the proud father of three successful daughters. He has one grandson, and a granddaughter on the way! Mark and his wife Lorraine have been married 37 years and currently reside in Leawood.


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