Mark comes from a long line of Pennsylvania teachers. He grew up in a schools and has never lost the passion for learning. He works for an award-winning curriculum creation and management company, designing the classrooms of tomorrow. He holds a graduate degree in Philosophy from Duquesne University and is busy chasing an authentic existence, learning to do everything himself. He lives in Baden, PA with his wife, Crystal, and their daughter, Mavis, and their Westie, Indy.