Mark S. Mikolajczyk is president of Craig Technologies. Mr. Mikolajczyk is
responsible for the growth, development and operations of all Craig
Technologies’ subsidiaries to include executive management support as it relates
to operations, marketing, strategy, finance, creation of company culture, human
resources, media/press, and business development.
Prior to joining Craig Technologies, he was president and publisher of FLORIDA
TODAY, which is part of the U.S. Community Publishing division of Gannett Co.,
Inc. He assumed this position in February 2006. In November 2009, he was named
South Group Vice President and oversees Gannett’s other newspapers in Florida
(Fort Myers, Pensacola and Tallahassee).
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from the Rochester (NY) Institute
of Technology with a BS in Printing Management and Technology.
He began his career in the newspaper business with Newsday. He joined Gannett in
1982 and held various production positions at USA Today, the Cincinnati (OH)
Enquirer and the Times Herald (Port Huron, MI) before joining Gannett's
corporate staff in 1996. He was promoted to senior vice president/operations for
Gannett's Newspaper Division in 2003 and became president and CEO of the Detroit
Newspaper Partnership in 2005.
He received the Gannett Corporate Staffer of the Year award in 2003 and is a
four-time winner of Gannett’s President’s Ring competition, the most recent
being awarded in May 2010.
In April 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Isaiah Thomas Award from the
Rochester Institute of Technology for his outstanding contributions to news
media publishing. This award is presented to individuals who uphold the
principles of Isaiah Thomas--an American printer, publisher and patriot during
the Revolutionary War who created high standards which resulted in the
establishment of the modern publishing business.
Mr. Mikolajczyk serves as a board member and officer of the Economic Development
Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. Additionally, he serves on the Board of
Overseers for the Nathan M. Bisk School of Business at Florida Institute of
Technology; is a board member of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central
Florida; is a board member and Chair of the Brevard County United Way and served
as its 2009 Campaign Chair. He is also a member of the Civilian Military