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Mark Schafer

Chief Information Security Officer - SVA, A Professional Services Company

On the Job

Mark is the Chief Information Security Officer for SVA.

Mark is a recognized consultant and leader in security program design and build, ensuring the security strategies he deploys are in alignment with his client’s business objectives. He is also experienced in risk assessment and management, compliance and security awareness training. Mark’s clients have been from a diverse group of organizations including healthcare, government agencies, manufacturing and nonprofit organizations.

Prior to joining SVA, Mark led enterprise security at WPS Health Solutions, a nationally regarded government contractor and leader in the insurance industry serving millions of Americans at home and abroad. 

Off the Job

Mark likes to hunt and fish, but most of his spare time is spent in his wood shop. He's built a popcorn machine cart, a few arcade machines, and several outdoor games. His sport of pleasure is Pickleball, which he plays every chance he gets.

Mark has five grown children. He's usually helping them out with a project or two (tiling a bathroom, installing wood flooring, building retaining walls, etc.)

Mark and his wife Marcy like to travel. Recent trips include Belize and Turks & Caicos.


  • University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
  • Rockford College


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Civic & Community Involvement

Mark is involved in the community in which he and his family reside. He has been on the board of directors for the community’s annual festival and has participated in a variety of volunteer opportunities.

Our Locations


Madison, WI

1221 John Q Hammons Drive

Suite 100

Madison, WI 53717

(608) 831-8181


Milwaukee, WI

18650 W. Corporate Drive

Suite 200

Brookfield, WI 53045

(262) 641-6888


St. Louis Park, MN

1600 Utica Ave S

9th Floor

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

(800) 366-9091


Colorado Springs, CO

1880 Office Club Pointe

Suite 128

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 413-5551


Scottsdale, AZ

7135 E. Camelback Road


Scottsdale, AZ 85251

(800) 366-9091

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