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Mark Conway - District 4

410-659-1792 (fax)
100 Holliday Street
Room 550
​Baltimore, Maryland 21202


Councilmember's Bio:

Mark Conway, the son of law enforcement officers, hails from the Bronx, New York. Mark studied Government and Politics and Philosophy at the University of Maryland. After completing his undergraduate studies, he pursued a Master’s of Public Policy while working at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.


After earning his Master’s, Mark moved to Baltimore to work as an analyst in the Mayor’s Office of CitiStat. Mark was quickly promoted to Deputy Director and led a team of analysts to measure, monitor and analyze city agencies to improve efficiency and efficacy through monthly meetings. Under Mark’s leadership, CitiStat developed OutcomeStat, a collaborative program synchronizing performance management (CitiStat) and outcome budgeting (BBMR) under a united plan for the City. OutcomeStat was awarded the 2016 Government Finance Officers Association Award of Excellence in Government.


During his time in the Mayor’s Office, Mark recognized the urgent need for green space and trees in Baltimore neighborhoods. With a deep desire to address immediate environmental justice issues, Mark began serving as the Executive Director for the Baltimore Tree Trust. Coupling his passion and expertise, Mark grew the organization's budget and scope in just three years. Seeing an opportunity to address environmental and workforce issues, he leveraged the Tree Trust's commitment to neighborhood greening to train residents for careers in the tree care industry and launched the Urban Roots Apprenticeship (URA). 


Mark is an Executive Vice-President at the Chesapeake Conservancy where he oversees programs and the work of its Conservation Innovation Center, which leverages data tools for conservation efforts. 


Mark lives with his wife, two daughters, and their mischievous dog.