Mark Lillquist

Director, Purchasing, Purchasing

Phone: 863.297.1083
Internal Extension: 5083
Email: mlillquist@polk.edu
Office: WAD- 138, Winter Haven
Station: 7

Mark is a seasoned purchasing professional whose previous experience includes seven years as a purchasing manager in the private sector and 10 years in higher education purchasing, first as a senior purchasing agent with the University of South Florida (Tampa) and then as the director of purchasing with New College of Florida (Sarasota).

During his career, Mark has directed higher education purchasing functions, managed P-Card and MBE programs, handled business enterprise system training, overseen the asset record system, and conducted numerous major bid and ITN processes.

He received his associate’s degree from St. Petersburg College in 1996 and his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in 1998.

Personal interests include classic cars, caring for a growing group of rescued fur-kids, and volunteering with his wife, Jenna, in local charity events as part of the 501st Legion Star Wars costuming group.