Mark Platt

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Mark Platt
Senior Vice President, Business Services
Gundersen Health System
LaCrosse, WI
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1983-1987
Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and
Professional Experience
President and CEO, Multistack LLC (2002-2012)
General Manager and VP Sales, Multistack LLC (1995-2002)
Sales Engineer, Fleming Hanson Sales (1988-1995)
Marketing Engineer, Trane (1987-1988)
After leading the sales and marketing efforts of Multistack LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of
modular water chillers, he executed a Management Buyout of the company in 2002. While in his role of
President & CEO and Partner, sales grew from less than $10 million annually to over $100 million. In
2009 Mark received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Industrial Manufacturing in the
Upper Midwest Region.
Mark sold his interest in the Multistack in 2013. Shortly thereafter he accepted a leadership role at
Gundersen Health System. He is now working to help Gundersen navigate the changing landscape of
Healthcare, and applying his unique skillset to make a positive impact for the health of its patients, the
community and healthcare nationwide.
Personal Information
Mark has always believed in giving back and has donated his time to many high impact organizations. He
established and led the largest Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser in Wisconsin, served as a judge in the
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program, and is currently on the board of First Free Church in
Onalaska (one of the top 100 fastest growing churches in America according to Outreach Magazine).
He is married to his wife Eve. They have two beautiful daughters.