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Mark Thornton                                                                      

Director of Operations
Davies Center 250D
phone 715-836-4055
fax 715-836-3814
Mark started working for Dining Services in 1995 as the Hilltop Building Director. He began his food service career working at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for eight years before moving on to Tallahassee, Florida; Magnolia, Arkansas then to Waco, Texas before making his way Eau Claire, Wisconsin. His current position as Director of Operations includes the day-to-day supervision of all campus dining locations.

Mark’s family includes wife, Margie and daughters, McKenzie, Grace and Allison. Gracie and Allison are twins born in May 2005, and yes, they keep him quite busy. When time allows Mark enjoys reading, biking and playing tennis.