Mark has been engaged in helping others and speaking publicly since he was 16 years old. At 18 he became a 12 step counselor for the Palmer Drug Abuse Program working with teenagers, parents and with church and community leaders to provide alternative peer groups to families struggling with drug use and addiction.
Professionally, Mark joined IBM in 1981 and six years later began assignments teaching, mentoring and coaching clients and employees full time. After serving as a guest instructor, he was promoted to manage the US IBM training program for I/T management consultants. The remainder of his career with IBM, Mark served as a consultant, manager and senior development project manager.
Since 2010 Mark has volunteered as a Stephen Minister at Compass Christian Church. Since 2015 Mark has been a His Story certified Christian life coach and in 2019 he certified as a business coach with IBM. Mark has recently retired from IBM and is working at His Story Coaching and Counseling.
Mark is married and has four children and four grandchildren.
Whatever part of your life you where you want improved results, Mark can help you see your situation more clearly, identify strategic next steps and help you to experience meaningful results.
Mark is also available as a group facilitator and speaker on topics related to addiction, business, faith and grief.