THE USAFA ENDOWMENT NAMES MAJOR GENERAL (RET.) MARK VOLCHEFF AS ITS NEXT PRESIDENT AND CEO
The Board of Directors of the USAFA Endowment are pleased to announce the selection of Major General (Ret.) Mark Volcheff '75 as its next President and CEO.
Board Chairman Randy Jayne expressed the Board's confidence in Volcheff. "We are grateful to the search committee for lending their time and expertise to the selection process. There was a significant number of very qualified candidates, and we could not be more excited to have Mark join the team."
"I am deeply honored to have been selected as the next President and CEO of the USAFA Endowment," Volcheff said. "As an Air Force Academy graduate, I share the Endowment's deep commitment to providing transformative support to the Air Force Academy's margin of excellence. We need a strong Air Force Academy, and the Academy needs our support to remain a premier leadership institution. I look forward to serving our Academy and working closely with Academy leadership and with graduates, parents and friends of the Academy who have shown their support throughout the years."
In January 2016, Volcheff will assume the role of President and CEO, succeeding General (Ret.) Stephen Lorenz.
Prior to accepting this position, Volcheff served as the owner and managing director of HomeLand Security Solutions, LLC, specializing in homeland security, defense and commercial aviation. He currently serves as the chairman of the Colorado Springs Military Affairs Council. Volcheff graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1975 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management. He has more than 32 years of military experience in aviation, training, acquisition, human resources programs and homeland security.