Mark P. Schiess                  497 W Main St., Danville, IN  46122

317-626-8353 (cell)                            mark                                          


Current/                 Retired - Medical Traveler (cardiovascular perfusion) / Brewer.

Objectives:            Seeking alcohol related work - bartending, beer-tender or brewery work, draft maintenance.



2015-                     Engineering - Packaging Technology and Process Technology, Institute of Brewing and Distilling, London, UK (distance learning)

2013-                     Master Brewers Program at the University of California at Davis. Graduate Certificate.

1984-                     The Ohio State, College of Medicine, Columbus, OH. Circulation Technology (Perfusion Technology), Graduate Certificate,

Prior-                      Ashland University, Ashland, OH. B.S. Comprehensive Science, Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science.


Professional Work Experience:

1984-2012            Clinical Cardiovascular Perfusionist, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, Riverview Hospital, Noblesville, IN. Indiana University Hospitals - Riley Hospital for Children, Roudebush VA Medical Center. Providing cardiovascular perfusion during open-heart surgery. Providing support for ventricular assist devices (VADs) Specialties: HIPEC - Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy.

1999-Present        Central Indiana Beer Appreciation Society (CIBAS) – Co-founder, webmaster, writer. CIBAS club and information source for beer drinkers, visitors and brewers for Central Indiana.

2002-Present        Beer Color LaboratoryBeer and Water analysis for homebrewers. Color reference materials for brewers, distillers and other beverage related services.

Prior-                      Surgical/Physician Assistant, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Associates, Inc, Surgical Assistant, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH. Assisting with all types of surgery.

Prior-                      Research Assistant, Graduate Research, Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center. -Department of Veterinary Science, Wooster, OH. Graduate research – Avian influenza, Porcine pseudo-rabies, developed influenza Counterimmunoelectrophoresis test. NIH – CDC grants.


Professional Affiliations:

Brewers Association, - Master Brewers Association of the Americas, National Restaurant Association member. Membership in the Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association. American Homebrewers Association, American Society of Brewing Chemists, BJCP Certified Beer Judge.


Other Previous Employment:

EFESCO products – laboratory analysis of electroplating solutions, Ringler-Dorin products /sub-contracted to Grumman - floor work on LM Lunar Module components, F-14A Tomcat and (later) Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star Nose Radomes and stabilizers.

Recent Brewing Related Continuing Education:

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