Mark Baylis: People First Over Process

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we had the privilege to talk with Mark Baylis, an Army Veteran and Founder and CEO of Valor Clinic Foundation. He will share how his personal experience compels him to create a cause that rally around helping struggling veterans in terms of medical/health aspects,homelessness and mental affairs. He will also dive into real and disturbing issues that the veterans are experiencing post war.

Mark’s undying passion to help as many veterans as he can eventually resulted for them to be recognized and over the course of years; the foundation had cleared the threshold of giving away a million meals.

Today, Mark Baylis is on his way to lead on a mission to help veterans through a collective impact approach of managing health, helping rebuild relationships, getting them up and moving again and finding a way to offset the financial problems. These and more!!

Tune in to this episode!!

In This Episode:

[2:30] What does Championship Leadership mean to Mark?

[4:17] Who is Mark Baylis, and what brought him to where he is today?

[7:36] His vision, future plans, and the impact he wants to make.

[13:29] Leaders that have influenced him.

[24:10] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Championship Leadership is trying to build a team of volunteers motivated for a cause.”

“I think the people are doing the right thing when nobody’s watching.”

“People are always more important than process.”

“When you lose the people, you lose the mojo, and it’s a whole lot harder to do.”

“Who’s the most important person in the world to you and make sure they know it.”

“It’s okay if people make mistakes, you don’t have to square everybody away, and we have to get past those things.”

About The Guest:

Sergeant Major Baylis was born in Morristown, NJ on 13 April 1961 and served over 26 years on active duty. SGM Baylis entered the service on 22 February 1981 as an 11C (Indirect Fire Infantryman). After Basic Training and AIT, he served with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC and the 2d Bn 75th RGR as a mortar Squad Leader prior to coming to Special Forces.

His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC) Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge (1 star-3 awards) Expert Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Master Military Freefall Parachutist Badge, Ranger and Special forces Tabs, Foreign awards include Thai and Singapore parachutist Badges.

He is the Founder and CEO of the VALOR Clinic Foundation.





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