Mark started his career serving as an officer in the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division after attending Boston University on an ROTC Scholarship. After his military service Mark transferred his leadership skills into the corporate world where he has held a variety of multi-national supply chain and corporate finance leadership roles at Global 1000 firms, Solectron, a technology manufacturer, and Continental AG, a tier-1 German automotive component supplier. Mark’s broad operational responsibilities have spanned Mexico, South America, and Asia. After working at large global firms Mark decided to explore his deep rooted entrepreneurial spirit and has served as a CFO at a Charlotte area start-up and was a Senior Managing Consultant at one of Charlotte’s fastest growing start-up consultancies, NouvEON (now Pactera Technologies). Currently Mark is the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for the Performance Services business segment of Premier, a healthcare technology and cost improvement firm servicing over 50% of US hospitals and healthcare systems. Mark also holds an MBA from Duke University and is an actively licensed CPA in North Carolina.