Mark Heckman raises corn and soybeans in partnership with his brothers and parents near West Liberty in Muscatine County. He has been farming with his family for over 20 years.
Heckman currently serves on the Iowa Corn Promotion Board as an At-Large Director. He has previous held roles as an ex officio director and a director serving district six. Heckman also has sits on the Animal Agriculture & Environment committee. He is a graduate of the second class of the Iowa Corn Leadership Enhancement and Development Program (I-LEAD) and is a member of the Iowa Corn Growers Association.
Heckman is a graduate of Iowa State University. Mark and his wife, Rhonda, have five children.