Director Mark C. Shaw is a native of Youngstown, Ohio and a graduate of The Ohio State University. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Allied Health Professions. Director Shaw has 25 years of experience working in the fields of both medical laboratory and forensic science where he has managed quality assurance and safety programs as well as played key roles in initial and continuous laboratory accreditation processes including the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB), College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Currently, Director Shaw works as a Medical Technologist for Ohiohealth at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Director Shaw has held several leadership positions in fraternal and masonic organizations including Basileus of Mu Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Worshipful Master, Illustrious Potentate and High Priest in the Prince Hall Masonic Family. He has served as the local Talent Hunt Chairman for 16 years, 4th District Talent Hunt Chairman for 13 years and on the International Talent Hunt Committee for 12 years.