Mark Peter Mantovani was formerly Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ansira, a data and analytics-based diversified marketing services business. Under his leadership, the Company expanded from a small, family-owned, local, 50-person company with annual revenues of $5.5M to a highly regarded industry leader with approximately $130MM in revenue and 800 employees in locations all across the country.
In addition to his business activities, Mr. Mantovani has been actively engaged in civic and charitable activities. He formerly served two terms as Chairman of the Board of the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis, and he served for many years as Secretary of Downtown Now! as well as on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the St. Louis Zoo and the St Louis Repertory Theater and as a Director of the St. Louis Sports Commission, St. Louis University High School, Quincy University, and the International Office of Boys Hope/Girls Hope. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the USO of Missouri and as a Director for various smaller private companies based in communities across the country.
In addition to being a Harvard Fellow, Mr. Mantovani formerly received a bachelor’s degree with Highest Honors from Quincy University, a law degree from the University of Missouri Columbia, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh-Katz Graduate School of Business.
He has been married to his wife, Patricia (Patty) Hofmeister Mantovani for more than 43 years. They are the parents of three grown children and grandparents of 10, all residents of the St. Louis Metropolitan area.