Executive Director

Mark Holyfield has served in the Marine Corps for over 18 years, over half of that on active duty as an Infantry Officer and District Injured Support Coordinator (DISC). He is currently serving in the Marine Corps Reserves. He deployed twice to the Middle East including service in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served as a platoon commander, company executive officer, company commander, and battalion operations officer with various units.

Mark was assigned to the Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment’s DISC program from 2014 to to 2016.  While serving in that role he supported wounded, injured, and ill Marines and Navy Corpsman across South Carolina, Western North Carolina, and Northeast Georgia as they reintegrated into civilian life.

He currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserves with Marine Corps University’s Field Historian Detachment. An avid fly fisherman he can be found in the coastal waters of Charleston guiding the occasional fly fishing charter.

He is a founding member of Vantage Point Foundation. He has also served as a Co-Chair of the Lowcountry Veteran Engagement Team (LVET), A MyVA Community Board comprised of veteran-serving organizations within the Lowcountry of South Carolina. This board collaborates with the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC.