Mark has been active in the Colorado Christian nonprofit community and the Denver Chapter CLA since 2001. He has served several terms as a Board Member as well as being a past Chapter President. Mark’s current passion is in helping people to be more effective in their job search through the Careers In Transition ministry. Before his full time commitment to working in the nonprofit world, Mark spent more than 25 years in leadership positions driving growth in the private sector. His diverse background includes many new product start-ups, including the first mini-muffin, the first “pre-fab” gingerbread house kit, Betty Crocker Fruit Roll-Ups, and the Tennant ATLV (All Terrain Litter Vehicle). Mark previously held senior management positions in marketing, sales management, product management, and strategic planning with a number of market leaders including General Mills and GE Capital. He received his master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with distinction as a Baker Scholar. Mark lives in Aurora, CO with his wife Barb both missing their three grandchildren who all live out of state.