CEO, Premier Needle Arts
Mark D. Hyland is a seasoned marketing, sales and corporate executive with 25 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.
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 holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and advertising from Brigham Young University. Mark and his wife Suzanne, a well-known professional long-arm quilter and HQ Ambassador, reside in Cottonwood Heights, UT, and are the proud parents of three children. He is the author of the book Help! I Married a Quilter. When not at work, Mark can be found on the slopes skiing in Utah and Colorado, fishing in Alaska during summer months, or traveling with his wife visiting art galleries around the world