Mark Mordecai has been at the forefront of performance apparel and footwear development spanning a wide range of specialty markets including Outdoor, Marine, Team Sports, Fitness, Law Enforcement and Fire/Rescue.
He is currently Director of Business Development for Globe Manufacturing Company where he is responsible for driving Product Development and Marketing. Globe is the oldest and largest manufacturer of NFPA certified firefighter suits in the world and produces a range of premium performance protective outerwear and footwear for first responders in factories in New Hampshire, Maine, and Oklahoma.
Mark has led Globe’s participation in numerous government and university research and development efforts including projects for TSWG, DHS, and US Army/RDECOM in collaboration with North Carolina State University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Illinois Fire Service Institute, and Skidmore College.
Included in these projects has been the Globe WASP System – a Wearable Advanced Sensor Platform – providing physiological monitoring and indoor location tracking designed specifically for use by Emergency Responders.
Before joining Globe, Mark was Vice President of Marketing for Blauer Manufacturing Company, a leader in uniform apparel for public safety markets, where Mark drove innovation.
Mark was also the founder and principal of the TechStyle Resource Group, a consulting company providing marketing, product development, and production agency services to performance apparel and footwear companies. Among other successes, Mark started the nostalgia sportswear phenomenon by creating the Cooperstown Collection for Major League Baseball.
Mark was also the first General Manager of Apparel for the Timberland Company, helping this footwear manufacturing company to become a lifestyle brand. And Mark was the founder and President of Atlantis Weathergear revolutionizing marine foul weather gear with the introduction of “The Ultimate Weathergear”.
He has been issued 19 patents covering unique technical garment and footwear solutions and has published articles on a wide range of personal protective equipment issues for print and digital media.