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Mark Heydt

Chief Learning Officer & Founder Game Plan Leader, LLC.

Mark Heydt is the Chief Learning Officer & Founder of Game Plan Leader, LLC. with a business, coaching, and leadership development background.


Mark Heydt is the Chief Learning Officer and Founder of Game Plan Leader, LLC.

Business and Career Background

Mark has held senior level positions leading the strategy and execution of talent development, talent management, talent acquisition, and talent engagement at large companies including Target, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, DCP Midstream, and Sports Authority.  Now as a consultant, he has added experience in healthcare, manufacturing, media, and financial services.

Coaching and Leadership Development Experience

Mark has experience coaching C-suite executives, divisional leaders, entrepreneurs, and middle managers. Mark’s clients consistently praise his positive energy and his ability to develop a collaborative and strategic environment. His leadership development programs create actionable game plans that deliver results. His clients also say that his extensive corporate experience provides relevant situational examples that helps gain the trust from both executives and program participants.

Education and Certifications

Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Indiana University and a Master’s in Organizational Development & Training from the University of Denver. He is a certified coach through Gallup and the International Coach Federation (ICF).

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