Mark Mitchell

Mark Mitchell is the founder and Principal Consultant at Creekside Consulting. With over 30 years of diverse experience in finance and operations, Mark has the depth and flexibility to address each client's unique situation and pave the way for their success. Since 1999, Creekside Consulting has helped businesses in the Pacific Northwest extend their horizons.

Pragmatic and approachable, Mark can help your company capitalize on its hidden strengths, uncover untapped opportunities, and find new ways of making and saving money.

Mark loves a challenge, so when he's not tangling with a supply chain problem or new business model, you can find him angling for a bogey on the golf course, or fishing on the Madison in Southwest Montana.

Puzzling over a hard challenge? Bring it on.



The people closest to Mark describe him as analytical, honest, and a strategic thinker.


Todd Ostrander

Partner, OneAccord

"I have hired Mark in repeat engagements because his professionalism, grasp of the business and exceptional relationship skills add value to everything he touches."


Tom Cross

CEO, SafeWorks

"Mark is exceptionally smart and perceptive and has an unparalleled work ethic. He is a strategic thinker and yet also has the ability to function strongly at the detail level when necessary. Mark played a instrumental role in the formation of SafeWorks and pulled together a corporate, technology, and financial organization very quickly to support a $60MM acquisition."


Costa Lakoumentas

Principal, Vibe Labs

"Mark was a great business partner and a solid pillar I could depend on in running the dynamic business we led. He brings far more than financial leadership. As an accomplished general manager, Mark’s judgment is impeccable. Mark tops the list of reliable counsel to lead an organization through rapid growth."


Tony Decker

Implementation Manager, Ericsson

"Mark is a consummate servant leader.  In the years I’ve known Mark, it is his team-first, strategic approach to clients and his exceptional ability to connect across the organization – from sales, technical leaders and senior management- that helps Mark deliver the results businesses need."


Jim Ratchford

CTO, 180 Consulting

"Mark gets it – he sees the big picture, matches correct solutions to problems and executives to commitments to help organizations perform better.  He transitions from strategic thinker to tactical operator without missing a beat and addresses stressful challenges with ease."


Kristi Park

Business Development Manager, Pacific Telecom Services

"Mark was a tremendous asset to our consulting company. His financial insight, experience, and ability to communicate ideas in a thoughtful manner, was greatly important to allowing the company to grow and move forward."


Eddie Navarrete

Strategic Planning Manager, Flextronics

"Mark is a proven executive with great bandwidth. During my time with Flextonics, Mark's leadership enabled us to drive growth through implementing proven business operations fundamentals and promoting cutting edge innovation. I would recommend Mark to any organization that needs a leader that inspires customers, employees and shareholders."


Todd Sames

Principal Consultant, SinglePoint Services

"Mark provided great service in helping us identify business milestones and define processes and procedures that were instrumental to our overall success."