Education Director

Mark Sheriff

Advance Specialties


Name: Mark Sheriff

Employer: Advance Shoring

ICRI Committee Position: Education Director


Professional Accreditations: None

Education: UW-Madison 2000-2004 – English

Years of Industry Experience: 15 Years

MN ICRI Relevant Experience: 2 Years of participation in the Minnesota Chapter

Other industry organization memberships/experience: MC&MCA

Personal Interests: Golf, bowling, tennis, writing, and event attendance.


Mark Sheriff is the Operations Manager for Advance Specialties. Advance Companies (Shoring, Specialties, & Equipment) all operate under one roof in St. Paul, MN and serve the Twin Cities metro area as well as surrounding areas and states. Mark has served the construction industry for 15 years focusing on divisions 02,03,04, and 07. As operations manager at Advance, he takes care of purchasing as well as city desk help and technical field service.


How long have you been involved with ICRI?

I’ve been a member for 2 years. The fun is just beginning!


Why are you a member of ICRI?

Furthering my knowledge of concrete. As the most ubiquitous man-made material on earth, I find it critical!


What do you do when you are not working?

I spend time bowling, walking Dudley the dog, playing tennis and golfing as much as is economically feasible.

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