Mark Attanasi, MS

There’s No Place Like Home

Mark Attanasi has over 23 years of experience in the non-profit field and holds a Master’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis on general management. After completing a 12-month addiction treatment program he decided to help young adolescents with their addictions and entered the field of behavioral health in the year 2000. He currently has 25 years in recovery. Throughout his 23 plus years in this field Mark has worked at every level of care from medical detox and outpatient to drug court and adolescent residential treatment. Though he started out as a counselor his managerial experience pushed him toward leadership roles. He contributes his success of turning around struggling non-profit treatment programs to his entrepreneurial upbringing. Mark is currently the Executive Director of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). IC&RC protects the public by producing competency-based standards for substance use disorder professionals. Mark is a husband, father, and grandfather. His favorite song is “One Day at A Time” by Joe Walsh.