Executive Vice President and Managing Owner
Mark brings almost 30 years of B2B customer acquisition marketing and database experience to his role as Executive Vice President at MeritDirect.
In his current role, Mark leads the Pinnacle and BI + Analytics teams at MeritDirect, creating and developing improved technologies and expanding their solutions in the marketplace. With a long history of client management, he continues to develop database marketing strategies and manage long-term client relationships for global marketers including Microsoft, Northern Safety (a Wurth Company), Prudent Publishing, New Pig, and US Plastic Corporation among others.
Mark also serves as a Managing Owner at MeritDirect since 2016 and has spearheaded the integration of services and resources after the acquisition of Dovetail, The Database Marketing Company. With a strong focus in this division, Mark lends his engineering background to lead innovation in Technology and Platform Development.
When not on the road, Mark enjoy spending time with his wife and three daughters, watching Duke basketball and playing golf whenever he can find the time.
Mark Zilling is a Graduate of Duke University, BSE, Biomedical Engineering.