Mark Vianello, Chief Operations Officer

  • Mr. Mark Vianello, Deputy Superintendent of Support Services Mark Vianello, Chief Operations Officer



  • Mark Vianello, a longtime educator with 28 years of service to MCPS, serves as Chief Operations Officer.  In this role, Vianello coordinates the following areas:

    • Custodial Services, Landscape, and Grounds
    • Equity and Compliance
    • Human Resources
      • Professional Practices
      • Talent Development
      • Unit/Position Control
      • Employment Services Division
    • Operations and Emergency Management
      • Environmental and Safety
      • Facilities
      • Food Services
      • Safe Schools
      • Technical Services
    • Transportation and Bus Garage

    Vianello joined MCPS in 1991 for two years, taught in Orange County for two years, then returned to Marion County in 1995.

    Vianello served as a high school teacher and assistant principal, along with principal positions at East Marion Elementary and Marion Technical Institute.  In 2010, he was named executive director of Student Services and continued there until 2017, when he became executive director on assignment over vocational programs, primarily leading Marion Technical Institute and Marion Technical College. In 2018, he was formally named executive director of Vocational Programs. Two years later, he was appointed to his current position. 

    An Ocala native and Vanguard High alumnus (’87), Vianello holds a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from the University of Florida and a master’s in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

    Vianello’s leadership of vocational programs garnered him a “2020 College Ready Florida Innovator” award.  It also led CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion to name him the Florida Workforce Partner of the Year. 

    Vianello and his wife, Shannon, have three adult children – two daughters and a son – all products of Marion County Public Schools.

Contact Information