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March Educational Breakfast Meeting
March 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 amFree – $25.00
When – March 15th, 2023 at 8:00am
Where – Boy Scouts of America, 1 Scouting Way, Exton, PA 19341
Topic – Maximizing the Efficiency of Amazon’s Delivery Network
Speakers – Mark Purcell
An uncertain economy is an opportunity to pursue long-term infrastructure investments that will ultimately better serve clients.
This session will share an owner’s perspective on how Amazon Logistics is structured for last mile delivery and how its transportation engineering services team is organized to deliver projects.
Discussions will focus on Amazon’s unique customer-centric culture and how its leadership principles affect decision-making to better prioritize what matters most to customers.
Mark Purcell, RA, CCM, LEED AP
Mark Purcell has over 30 years’ industry experience having worked for design firms, real estate developers and international construction management corporations. He currently works for Amazon as part of the global transportation engineering services team, where he is responsible for planning and construction of Amazon Logistics “last mile” delivery centers.
Mark is a board-certified architect who studied at the University of Notre Dame. He is a certified construction manager recognized by the Construction Management Association of America and a LEED Accredited Professional who completed several LEED Certified projects.
For over a decade, Mark has been an adjunct professor for the graduate program in construction management at Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Architecture & the Built Environment where he teaches construction law. He was twice awarded adjunct of the year, and is a founding member of the University’s Construction Management Advisory Board.
Mark is Past President and co-founder of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (now Green Building United) a former chapter of the national US Green Building Council. He also served as Director for the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and Design, and co-chaired the AEC Platform for the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub which administered a $122 million research grant from the US Department of Energy.
Born in Philadelphia, Mark holds dual US/EU citizenship, is fluent in Spanish, and lived for extensive periods of time in Rome, Italy and Ecuador, South America. For the past 20 years he has lived in Westtown Township, Chester County where he served as Chair of the Westtown Township Planning Commission and was Past President of the West Chester Area Education Foundation.