Mark Vance

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Vance is a Managing Director and Senior Vice President for MNA Advisor. He is an experienced strategic and financial leader with four successful exits, three of which were in the telecommunications industry. To date, Mr. Vance has been responsible for 13 major business transactions in his career. He has held multiple executive management positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President.  

Mr. Vance has over 20 years experience that spans executive and financial leadership in both large private and public companies, including CHR Solutions, WilTel, Telscape International, DNS Communications, and Matrix Telecom as well as startups. He has served public and private energy firms including Mitchell Energy and the Cullen family's oil & gas operations. Mr. Vance possesses a strong background and significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, raising capital through private and public offerings, and is accomplished in organizational restructurings, financial and strategic planning, and operational improvements.

Overview of Leadership Roles

  • Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, CHR SOLUTIONS - 2005 to Feb 2015
  • Private Investor and Business Developer in Livingston, Texas - 2002 to 2004
  • Founder, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer CONTROL NETWORK SYSTEM, Houston, TX - 1998 to 2001
  • Founder and Chief Financial Officer TELSCAPE INTERNATIONAL -Houston, Texas - 1996 to 1999
  • Founder, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, DNS COMMUNICATIONS I MATRIX
  • TELECOM -Houston, Texas - 1993 to 1996
  • Director of Finance, WILTEL LONG DISTANCE SERVICES -Houston, Texas - 1990 to 1992
  • Financial Analyst and Tax Advisor - Houston, Texas - 1976 to 1989
  • Worked with various energy companies including: Mitchell Energy, Texas Energy, Quintana Petroleum and Texaco

Named “Best CFO” in 2010 by the Houston Business Journal in the middle private company category. Mr. Vance holds an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in finance and a MBA from the University of Houston.

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