Mark is a second-generation Arizonian, born and raised in Tucson. He attended the University of Arizona, where he earned his bachelor degree in business, and the University of Phoenix, where he received his MBA.
He previously worked in the healthcare industry for over 30 years in multiple subspecialties including emergency medicine, orthopedics, cardiology, ophthalmology and urology.
Since 1997, his focus has been medical ophthalmology/optometry. He retired in 2016 and has sought to pursue his passions of traveling, fishing, gardening, animal rescue and volunteer work.
Mark has resided in Fountain Hills for 18 years with his wife Debra. He loves the small-town environment and the community appeal. He spends many hours down at the Community Center participating in multiple activities.
Mark has volunteered thousands of hours since he moved to Fountain Hills including Meals on Wheels deliveries, various town events, assisted in establishing the Community Garden, building sets for Fountain Hills Theater and serving on multiple non-profit boards including Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association, Fountain Hills Community Foundation, Fountain Hills Community Tax Credit Foundation and Fountain Hills Community Garden.
Most recently, he assisted in revamping bingo at the Community Center. And, most noteworthy, he is one of their official bingo callers.