Mark Reed

Director of Support Services

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital


Mark Reed, CHPA, is currently the Director of SupportServices at MLK Jr. Community Hospital in South Central Los Angeles overseeing Security, Safety, Emergency Management, PBX, Parking, and numerous other programs. He previously was the Security Manager at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. Mark spent 15 years working in Law Enforcement at various Federal, State, and local correctional facilities where he oversaw security operations for an incarcerated population. Mark was also Honorably Discharged after serving 8 years in the United States Army.

Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University and is pursuing his Master’s Business Administration through Western Governors University. Mark is also certified in Homeland Security from Arizona State University and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator through the International Association Healthcare Security & Safety.

He is a volunteer leader with ASIS and has held various leadership positions for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter and is currently the Chair of the LA/OC Chapter of IAHSS. Mark was recognized by Campus Safety Magazine as the 2019 Director of the Year. Under Mark’s leadership, the MLKCH Public Safety team was recognized as the 2019 Outstanding Security Team at the OSPAs presented by ASIS. He also is a current member of the Hospital Association of Southern California’s Safety and Security Committee.

Mark enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, and appreciating the great outdoors.