Born in north Georgia, Mark and his family moved to Charlottesville when he was in middle school. Upon graduation from Albemarle High in 1986, continued his education in business administration at Piedmont Virginian Community College. It was at PVCC where he developed his passion for marketing diverse products and measuring the effectiveness of each campaign. Which lead to a jump from the college ranks to the global classifieds manager with the Daily Progress and an introduction into the world of Real Estate marketing.
Taking advantage of vast media training with Media General, Mark immersed himself in each unique and varied platform knowing that this digital arena would be the next step in marketing. Applying these techniques to local campaigns, he quickly realized his skills could be very effective in the Real Estate Market.