As Vice President and General Counsel at Port KC, Mark Coulter has been instrumental in defining strategic vision for the organization, from expansion of Kansas City’s riverfront and port facilities, to exciting real estate development projects, land reclamation, historic preservation, and uncovering untapped commercial opportunities. Mark’s background in government and law has made it possible for him to draft and lobby for key legislation and appropriations signed into law in the Missouri General Assembly every year for five consecutive years. Mark also serves as the primary staff in the vision, organization and execution of a large-scale Public Private Partnership (P3) project currently underway.
Prior to joining Port KC, Mark was Primary Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Clinton County, Missouri. From 2000 to 2006, Mark was active in United States and Missouri State politics. Mark served in the Kansas Army National Guard. Following his time in the Army, he also served in the Air Force Reserves. Mark is a lifetime member of the DAV.
Mark received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in 2009 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He completed graduate coursework in International Law at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and in Public Affairs at Park University’s Hauptmann School of Public Affairs.
Mark is a Board Member of the Clinton County R-3 School District, Past President and Board Member of the Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, served on the Planning Committee for the Missouri Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference, and currently serves on the Night at the Tower Host Committee for the National World War I Museum and Memorial.