Mark Smither

Partner | CSO
Mark Smither

Mark Smither

Mark is the driving force behind Paulsen’s strategic planning, research and marketing capabilities. As Chief Strategic Officer, Mark’s extensive background in strategy development and management gives him a unique edge in helping clients identify and solve problems.

Mark is a lifelong ad agency professional who joined Paulsen in 1995. His work as a writer, producer and creative director has garnered numerous honors, including the much-coveted South Dakota Advertising Federation Silver Award. Mark grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota, and graduated from the University of South Dakota. He loves to hunt, fish and pursue other outdoor activities.

My Top 5 Strengths:

  • Maximizer
  • Futuristic
  • Ideation
  • Input
  • Strategic

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