Mark Perna

Mark C. Perna

Author and CEO, TFS Results


Mark C. Perna is the founder and CEO of TFS Results, a full-service strategic communications and consulting firm at the forefront of the national paradigm shift in education and workforce development. As an international generational expert, weekly contributor, and host of the weekday micro-podcast The Perna Syndicate, Mark empowers educators and employers to unleash the tremendous potential of today’s young people. He delivers more than 70 virtual and in-person keynotes annually across North America and spoke at Harvard University by special invitation. Mark, who often interviews on radio shows, television, and podcasts, also serves on the Advisory Council for the Coalition for Career Development in Washington, DC.

At TFS Results, Mark’s team shares his vision of helping organizations experience significant gains in recruitment, engagement, retention, and performance. Mark’s award-winning bestseller, Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations, was written to help educators, employers, and parents understand the millennial and Z generations and inspire them to greater performance in all areas of life.