Mark Stevenson is Founder & CEO at Smart HR, a Washington, DC-based human resources outsourcing and consulting firm established in 2001. Smart HR specializes in HR management for small to mid-size organizations based in Virginia, Maryland and DC. Following nearly a decade of providing business solutions to small and mid-size organizations across a number of industries, Mark was amazed at the number of companies that were not implementing high-impact HR practices; the kind of practices that propel companies forward and guards them against risk.

Smart HR was founded to fulfill this important need and cultivate organizations greatest source of growth and success; their people. Nearly 20 years later, Smart HR has partnered with more than 75 companies across D.C., Maryland and Virginia to better manage their HR function, improve their culture and increase their productivity and retention. Mark earned his B.S. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and he earned his MBA from Lehigh University where he was elected class President.