Mark is a passionate team leader with over 25 years of experience in creating integrated marketing solutions and partnership development for a diverse group of organizations, including the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Mark brings his commitment to community, love for sports, and talent for building partnerships to his role as General Manager of Launch Pad Sports Complex.
As General Manager, Mark oversees the business development, event booking, and staff development initiatives for the baseball facility. He is also in charge of the implementation of major business initiatives and systems that optimize facility operations. Mark uses his extensive leadership and marketing experience to keep the facility running smoothly while facilitating its growth.
Prior to joining the SFC team, Mark was the general manager for IMG College at the University of South Florida where he achieved a 45 percent increase in football season ticket sales and tripled basketball season ticket sales. He was also the Vice President of Marketing Partnerships for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame where he drove revenue increases in their marketing partnership portfolio by more than 50 percent, while setting fan engagement records across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Florida State University – Bachelor of Science in Marketing Communications
- University of Florida – Executive Master of Business Administration in Startup Quest/Entrepreneurship