Mark Overmann

Vice President of External Affairs, InterExchange

Mark Overmann has worked in the international educational and cultural exchange field for more than 12 years. Prior to joining InterExchange in April 2016, Mark worked for seven years at the Alliance for International Exchange (most recently as Deputy Director). Previously he was the Director of College Communications at Georgetown University, and a Program Associate for Communications at the National Council for International Visitors (now Global Ties U.S.). Mark made his first substantive trip abroad during college to study in Angers, France. Following his graduation with a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame, he taught English and studied Chinese in Northeast China’s Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region. He then earned his M.A. in International Communication from American University’s School of International Service. He is coauthor with Sherry Mueller of Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development (Georgetown University Press, 2014 and 2008). He speaks French and Chinese, and is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio.