Mark Pischea is the President and CEO of Conservative Energy Network (CEN). Launched in 2016, CEN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, and 7 Land & Liberty Coalition state teams, dedicated to advancing conservative, free-market solutions for our nation’s transition to clean energy.
Prior to founding CEN, Mark enjoyed a 35-year career in Republican politics, most recently serving as Managing Partner of Sterling Corporation, Michigan’s top GOP consulting firm. Mark’s political career also includes service as Political Director for the Michigan Republican Party and Deputy Executive Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee where he oversaw the division responsible for managing the GOP’s 435 congressional races across the country.
A strong proponent of community service, Mark has served as Executive Director of MotorCities National Heritage Area, Outreach Director for the Cultural Coalition of SE MI, Advocacy Co-Chair for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – MI Chapter, Co-Chair of the Capitol Cannons Committee, and on the board of directors for Potter Park Zoo, Children’s Trust Fund, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, and Williamston Theatre.
Mark earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and history from Central Michigan University.