Mark Wight

Headshot Mark Wight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer


Mark is a third-generation owner of Wight & Company, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Col. R. B. “Sonny” Wight, PE, and his father, R. B. Wight, Jr., AIA. Exposed to the family business throughout his formative years, he joined the firm in 1986 as executive vice president and assumed full responsibility of the firm shortly thereafter. A forward-thinker, Mark is constantly anticipating the future of the industry and continues to position Wight & Company at the forefront of emerging trends.

An active contributor to the community, Mark serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Glenwood Academy, and he is on the board of the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. He also sits on several corporate boards. Mark is an active participant in professional enrichment organizations and is a former Chairman of the YPO Gold Euro Chapter and a member of the Chief Executives Organization.


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