Mark graduated from Georgia Tech in 2008 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, Mark was commissioned as Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy through NROTC. He was first assigned as the Auxiliaries Officer onboard a guided-missile destroyer (USS STOCKDALE DDG-106) and later served as the Assistant Operations Officer onboard an amphibious dock landing ship (USS GERMANTOWN LSD-42). For his first shore assignment, Mark served as the International Military Student Officer at Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Pacific. For his final assignment, Mark served as the Operations Officer for Coastal Riverine Group TWO DET Bahrain. Mark is passionate about helping veterans and hopes to be a useful resource to transitioning veterans. Mark is currently pursuing an MBA at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell as a member of the class of 2018.