CEO, Premier Needle Arts
Mark Hyland is a seasoned marketing, sales and corporate executive with 30+ years of experience building brands and successful organizations. During his career, Mark’s hands-on leadership style found him in various leadership positions implementing strategic direction and execution guidance at multi-million to billion dollar brands and companies including: Wal-Mart, Weider Nutrition, Schiff Nutrition, Fruit of the Loom, EAS, VMI, Handi Quilter, Food Insurance.com, and Premier Needle Arts. Mark joined Handi Quilter as CEO in 2005.
Today, Mark continues to provide his leadership to the brands and companies of Premier Needle Arts, working with each of the management teams of the PNA portfolio of companies on their key initiatives to maximize organic growth and strategic direction, while continuing to search out smart strategic acquisitions. Mark serves on the boards of several private companies’ within the industry and consumer space, as well as advisory roles with non-profit organizations.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and advertising from Brigham Young University. Mark and his wife Suzanne, an award winning long-arm quilter, reside in Cottonwood Heights, UT. He is the author of the book Help! I Married a Quilter. Mark can be found enjoying the mountains of Utah, hiking or skiing, during his leisure time.