Mark has a background in impact investing and social entrepreneurship, with an emphasis in biotechnology and healthcare in emerging markets. While studying at the University of Utah, Mark worked for one year with the Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing, an impact consulting group providing advisory services for the Sorenson Impact Foundation, Village Capital, Grey Ghost Ventures, and other impact-driven foundations and private equity funds.
Mark was actively engaged in the startup ecosystem of Salt Lake City. In 2014, he co-founded Campus Founders Fund, a $500K micro-VC providing preseed stage funding for student entrepreneurs in Utah. Mark graduated magna cum laude with an Honors BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah.