As a Co-Founder and Past Chairman of the Board of SECAF, Mark has served on its Board since inception and has held nearly every position during his extended tenure. In addition to his Board service, Mark's favorite roles have been as an Ambassador to new members and volunteers, and as Co-Chair/Co-Emcee of the Annual SECAF Awards Gala and its related programs and activities.
Mark has enjoyed a progression of opportunities and experiences during his 38 years in the Commercial and Investment Banking sectors, holding impactful positions at financial institutions of various sizes, target markets, and lifecycle stages within the Greater Washington DC / Baltimore markets. Mark’s LinkedIn profile provides more detail of these experiences.
Mark’s professional career has centered squarely on the GovCon industry, especially as it relates to the Greater Washington DC area. This focus is evident in the roles Mark held in both Investment Banking and Commercial Banking, and this indirectly led to Mark becoming a co-founder of SECAF 20 years ago and why he remains such a staunch supporter and an engaged member of its Board. In addition to serving in numerous Officer, Executive Committee and Board roles over time, Mark is a Past Chairman and was an emcee of SECAF’s annual Awards Gala for 10 years.
In addition to SECAF, Mark serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Finance Advisory Board. He is also a long-time member of the Association for Corporate Growth, and is active in a variety of other industry and civic organizations.