Mark is a Colorado native and proud to serve the State. After graduating from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Mark worked in higher education and software consulting for several years. In 2018, Mark pursued his passion for public service through the University of Colorado Denver's Master's of Public Administration program. During his time at CU Denver, his research work focused on transportation innovation and performance management in state government. Most recently, Mark worked in the Office of Process Improvement at the Colorado Department of Transportation.
Mark currently lives in Lakewood, Colorado with his wife Carissa and energetic black lab puppy, Maggie. He enjoys exploring the outdoors, trying new restaurants in the Denver area, and is an avid Colorado Avalanche fan.