Mark Burrell, M.A. – 2017 Top 100 Under 50


Mark Burrell, M.A.
Senior Communications Analyst
General Dynamics Information Technologies
U.S Army Reserves member
American University

As Senior Communications Analyst for General Dynamics Information Technologies, Mark Burrell works to affect key stakeholders by planning, developing and implementing communications strategies worldwide with more than 19 years of public affairs, multimedia production and leadership experience. Burrell has a passion for using communication as a bridge to connect and help people. Through Synchronizing messages, collaborating with others, and visually exploring in high-stress environments fuels his desire to take on international communication problem sets in our ever-changing world. Burrell is also part of the U.S Army Reserves. He has gained over 19 years of public affairs, multimedia and leadership expertise over four combat deployments. He also trained and lead dozens of troops deployed to Italy, Germany, Peru, Egypt, Israel, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Burrell has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Language and Literature from Louis and Clark College and a Masters of Arts in International Media from American University.