Education

  • BS, United States Military Academy at West Point, 1979
  • MS, Arizona State University, 1986
  • MA, Command and General Staff College, 1991
  • School of Advanced Military Studies, 1991
  • Army War College, 1999

Professional certifications

  • Professional Engineer, State of Virginia

Memberships and citations

  • Business Executives for National Security
  • Dallas Fort Worth World Affairs Council
  • World Affairs Council

Contact

  • o: (202) 289-2060
  • f: (202) 289-8683
  • mhildenbrand@dawsonassociates.com
Marc’s practice focuses on energy policy, planning and operational execution for complex North American shale gas projects.

Marc focuses on energy related issues for Dawson and Associates including policy and regulatory matters, development planning, permitting, drilling, completions, and production operations. He is an expert in strategic leadership, planning and complex program management. Marc is active in national security affairs including past service on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Fort Worth World Affairs Council and Co-Chairmanship for the North Texas Army Advisory Board.

Relevant Experience

  • Vice President, US Operations, Hillwood International Energy, Fort Worth. Led planning and execution for a $500 million Barnett Shale gas development project. Oversaw all aspects of permitting, drilling, completions, production, facility/pipeline construction, and safety.
  • Chief of Staff, Hillwood Development Company, Plano. Reported directly to Ross Perot, Jr. Involved in all aspects of real estate and energy related business operations.
  • Commander (CEO) 937th Engineer Group, Fort Riley, KS and Baghdad, Iraq. Led a 3,000 person construction organization with $500 million in capital assets. Responsible for more than 1000 active construction projects in the Baghdad area following the 2003 ground war.
  • Senior Military Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CEO of the Army), Pentagon, Washington, DC. Primary military assistant to the Secretary of the Army – a 1.2 million person organization with an operating budget exceeding $60 billion.
  • Executive Officer to the Chief of Engineers, Washington, DC. Primary military assistant to the Chief of Engineers, US Army Corps of Engineers – a 35,000 person organization with an operating budget exceeding $10 billion.
  • Director of Planning, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Led a team of 75 people responsible for worldwide operational planning for a 20,000 plus person organization