Mark supports the Greentown Labs team and community as a Senior Advisor. Previously, Mark served as Executive Vice President of Greentown Labs where his efforts focused on revenue-generating activities that supported Greentown Labs’ growth. His contributions to the growth of our organization range from marketing and branding to fundraising and core program development.
Prior to Greentown Labs, Mark was the founder of perCent Inc., a software company focused on reducing personal energy use and spending. He also founded and led CMV Marketing, a marketing and sustainable strategy-consulting firm for social-purpose companies and high-performing social enterprises. He served in marketing and business development leadership roles working for the founders of three high growth social enterprises as the first development director for City Year, a model national service program that inspired President Clinton to create AmeriCorps; VP Marketing for ChildrenFirst, a pioneer of corporate-sponsored onsite child care and early education services (acquired by Bright Horizons); and Jumpstart, a national early childhood education program involving mentoring of low-income pre-school children by college students.
Mark holds a BA Economics from Duke University and began his career as a technology lender at a commercial bank. Mark was on the founding steering committee, and co-chaired the Boston Cleanweb Hackathon (2012, 2013, 2014). He has served on the Board of uAspire, a Boston based education non-profit from 2007 – 2015. He lives in Newton with his wife and is raising two sons. Every summer he water skis for one loop around a New Hampshire lake to remind him of his younger days when he skied barefoot.