Mark earned a BBA in Finance and Business Honors from Texas A&M University, where he also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Mays Business School. He currently serves as the Vice President of Focus Strategies Merchant Investments (FSMI), a private equity and private credit investment company based in Austin, Texas. Prior to joining FSMI, Mark was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Chase. In addition to working closely with the portfolio companies of FSMI, he serves on the boards of Generator Source, Smokey Mo’s, and Farmshelf, and is active in the marriage ministry at his church, The Austin Stone Downtown. Mark enjoys hiking the greenbelt with his wife, Margaret, and their black lab, Lucy.