Mark Lutz "is Opportunity International’s senior vice [resident, global philanthropy. Mark joined Opportunity in 1989 to oversee private fundraising, which has grown from $1 million to $35 million annually. Before Opportunity, Mark served as senior director of resource development for MAP International. Mark has traveled to some 50 countries, living for 18 years in South Africa with his missionary parents.
"After attending college in the United States he returned to South Africa, where he freelanced as a musician, playing trumpet with the National Symphony and touring with visiting groups such as The Supremes.
"Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and a master’s degree in cross-cultural communications from Wheaton College. He and his wife, Lise, enjoy an empty nest in Glen Ellyn, Ill. where they raised their three twenty-something children. " 
Resources and articles
- Leadership Team, Opportunity International, accessed July 3, 2010.