Mark L. Vincent, PhD, EPC, Founder of Design Group International and the Society for Process Consulting  facilitates:

Mark's accumulated experience includes more than thirty-five years pioneering a variety of approaches to leadership and organizational capacity-building, entrepreneurship, interim executive leadership and professional development and credentialing. His focus on helping organizations and leaders achieve their mission's objectives has led to successful initiatives with 700+ clients in varied domestic and international marketplaces. In 2000 he created Design Group International, a Community of Practice for Process Consultants.


Dr. Vincent’s academic work included research into complex decision making as well as economic strategy for associational systems (e.g. franchises, professional associations, denominations). He has written and presented extensively on stewardship and steward leader theology and practice,  and writing several related books, most notably A Christian View of Money. Mark’s wife Lorie, prior to her death at the end of a sixteen-year journey with leiomyosarcoma,  joined him in writing the book Fighting Disease, Not Death: Finding a Way Through Lifelong Struggle. His most recent work is the curated blog called Walking beside my dying wife, about his journey toward hope during the years of her suffering and beyond.

Mark Chairs the Partnership for Design Group International and serves on the boards of Cox Family Holdings, Petersen Products, and the Steward’s Journey. He also sits on the Standards and Ethics Committee for the Society for Process Consulting.

Married to Patricia Teall Vincent, a life coach, their time divides between family, work and earnest conversations in the various coffee shops of Boise, Idaho and Eastern Wisconsin.