Mark Sweatman

Chief of Governmental Affairs and Secretary to the Board of Trustees at Medical University of South Carolina

Mark has over 25 years of governmental and lobbying experience, having worked for the SC Senate, SC Governor’s Office, and US Senate. He came to MUSC in 2007 from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, where he served as lobbyist. He was elected by MUSC’s Board of Trustees in 2014 to serve as their Secretary, a position he still holds. During his time at MUSC, Mark has been able to secure many appropriations for MUSC, including funding for a statewide telehealth network and for the new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital.

Mark holds a BA in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of South Carolina. A native of Chapin, SC, Mark and his wife Lisa live in Columbia with their three children.

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