Mario Pile, Assistant Director of Development at Boise State University is passionate about improving education for underserved students. Prior to his role at Boise State, Mario worked at the Idaho Youth Ranch. Mario joined the Air Force in 2002, which eventually brought him to Idaho in the summer of 2006. He has served a total of 17 years in the military; 6 years active duty and 11 years in the Idaho Air National Guard. Mario earned a degree in Criminal Justice from Colorado Technical University.