A native of the greater Akron area, Mark grew up and graduated from Mogadore High School and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Akron.
Mark has worked the past 30+ years in Northeast Ohio within the marketing and advertising industry. He has been both partner and owner in several businesses. Most recently, Mark was the Director of Financial Development for the American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties. While with the Red Cross, not only was he responsible for local development work but also traveled around the country, as it related to major emergencies in such places as Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.
Currently, Mark is the Executive Director for Embracing Futures, Inc., whose core program provides orthodontic treatment for poor and working poor families with children suffering from severe orthodontic and jaw mis-alignment problems.
Some of his past memberships and activities include the Akron Roundtable, Akron and Canton Advertising Clubs, Downtown Akron Kiwanis Club and Foundation, Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce, Jackson / Belden Chamber of Commerce, Canton Building Industry Association, Communications Co-Chair for Bridgestone Invitational Tournament, Tallmadge Athletic Boosters, Tallmadge Foundation and, Tallmadge Little League.
Currently, Mark lives in Tallmadge with his wife, Janet, of 37 years and together they have two children, Ashley (29), married to Will McGee and, Scott (25) and their dog, Reese. He enjoys his family, golf and is a girls' fast pitch softball umpire.
Address: 86 Tallwood Dr.
Term Expires: Dec. 2021