For over 25 years, Mark has guided high-growth startups to success. After a successful early career in consulting at IBM. Mark founded his first venture, a nonprofit tech company, leading it through a sale and then led the combined company to an eventual sale to Lumaverse in 2019. Mark then joined the board and went on to serve as COO & CFO of a leading craft food brand which he helped navigate to a successful merger. Mark then served on the board and was CEO for a retail merchandising company which he grew to 20k+ employees and 1k+ clients. Most recently, Mark supported the commercialization of a digital mental health startup utilizing AI and machine learning. Having established, advised and sold multiple companies across industries, Mark now advises/coaches multiple emerging ventures, helping them attract capital and scale. Mark lives in Atlanta with his son and enjoys spending as much time as he can in the outdoors.