An advocate of education and professional development, Mark drives the business end of MoveUP by searching for partnership opportunities to generate new programs and initiatives.
Throughout his career, Mark has successfully created, operated and grown businesses—always ready to take on the challenges of start-up organizations. Mark’s experience covers marketing, sales channel creation, product positioning and strategic planning. He has also been an early investor in a number of businesses.
Mark’s experience in a diverse number of ventures were elemental to the creation of MoveUP and other partner organizations. He has led Splash Media U, LLC, an online Social Media Marketing school that offered certificate programs for the masses. In this role, he eventually led the evolution into Splash Media—a full service digital marketing agency.
Prior to this role, Mark was Director of Strategy at XOS Digital, during the creation of the SEC Digital network on behalf of the Southeastern Conference. Mark further developed his strategy skills serving as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development at GlobalTec Solutions. In this role, he worked on strategic partnerships and new initiatives for business growth.
As a result of his diverse experience and engaged background, Mark has acquired an ensemble of knowledge, skills and life experiences that can fulfill MoveUP’s mission of “helping people help themselves”.
Mark holds a B.A. from Furman University and earned an MBA in Finance from Rollins College. Mark is passionate about his faith, family, and building enduring businesses that can have a positive impact on people with a desire to learn.