Skip links

North Wind Announces New Regional Business Development Manager

Idaho Falls, Idaho – North Wind Group has named Mark Swantko as their new Eastern Regional Business Development Manager. In his new role at North Wind Group, Swantko will support each of the corporation’s six subsidiaries and be responsible for marketing and business development across a 31-state area of the eastern United States. Swantko will also serve as a strategist for corporate growth and be charged with developing new business at international locations.

Swantko has more than 25 years’ experience in the environmental engineering, consulting, and construction industries, and most recently served as Vice President at EnSafe and Director of Sales at CH2MHill. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Swantko will be based out of North Wind’s Knoxville, Tennessee, office and will work throughout the eastern U.S.

According to North Wind President Chris Leichtweis “As North Wind continues to grow Mark’s expertise will help us expand even further into the eastern U.S. He brings a winning track record and great industry reputation to North Wind. We are proud to welcome him to our team and look forward to continued growth ahead.”

North Wind is one of the nation’s leading small businesses providing engineering, construction, environmental, and technical services to federal and state agencies and private industry. Founded in 1997 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 300 scientific, engineering, management and professional personnel. In late 2009, Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation, purchased North Wind as a wholly-owned subsidiary. North Wind Group is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and operates from 20 office locations throughout the country.

— End —

For more information, visit the North Wind web site at