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Mark Higgins

Centre County Commissioner

Mark Higgins has participated in business turnarounds for most of his career and has been successful in six out of seven turnarounds, saving and creating hundreds of jobs. Because of his business background, Mark ran for Centre County Commissioner on an economic development and entrepreneurship platform. He has helped open two business incubators in Centre County, one in Philipsburg and one in Bellefonte. Both involved public/private partnerships. Mark earned a business degree in three years from Michigan State University meeting the requirements for majors in Business Prelaw, Marketing, and Human Resources with a minor in Computer Science.