Mark had a 27-year career with an orthopaedic device manufacturer in Product and Technology Development, Marketing, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs, Intellectual Property, and Product Testing. He worked primarily in the U.S. with responsibilities in UK, China, and Europe. Mark considers his “hobbies” to be disciple-making, strategic and business planning, leadership development, and organizational management. Mark and his wife, Valerie, are involved in inner city ministries, disciple making, and international missions, which has taken Mark to 46 countries including Romania, Afghanistan, China, South Sudan, and Ethiopia. He is an adjunct instructor in business at Arkansas State University Mid-South. He is also a project manager for Advance Memphis, transforming an abandoned, 24,000 square foot warehouse into a multi-use jobs center.