Mark S. Ordan


Mark is chief executive officer of MEDNAX, a provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric subspecialty care. 

Following undergraduate studies at Vassar College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Mark began his career at Goldman Sachs before founding Fresh Fields Market which he ultimately merged with Whole Foods Market in 1996. What followed over the next 20 plus years were roles as chief executive at enterprises including Balducci’s, a gourmet supermarket chain; The Mills Corporation, a publicly traded retail real estate company; Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., a publicly traded owner/developer of senior living communities; and Washington Prime Group, a publicly traded mall REIT, before becoming chairman and chief executive officer of Quality Care Properties, Inc. until its sale to Welltower Inc. and ProMedica Health System in 2018.

Mark serves on the boards of Holton Arms School, and Vassar College, and as vice-chair of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on Federal’s board from 1995 through 2005. Mark is a recipient of the Hitchcock Humanitarian Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is an inductee of the Washington D.C. business hall of fame.