About Mark

Arlington Heights resident, with wife Joan, for more than 30 years. They have one son.  Active father, volunteer, soccer coach and park district foundation board.

Decorated Vietnam veteran and veterans' advocate.

Served as state representative from 2009-2011. Areas of focus included budget reform, procurement reform and supporting small business.

Management expert and entrepreneur with a long career in financial services, community development and quality consulting.

Recipient of the Abner Mikva award for political courage.

Former board member and treasurer for Journeys-The Road Home, an organization serving homeless individuals and families.