Director of Economic Development, Together Chicago, Co-Founder & Principal, Tech Capital Ventures
Mark is the Director of Economic Development at Together Chicago where he leads initiatives aimed at expanding Chicago’s advanced manufacturing industrial base, supply-chain localization, African American home ownership, and workforce development for technical careers. Mark is a manufacturing entrepreneur with 25 years’ experience starting and running engineering-centric businesses. As CEO, he reinvented factory floors, built world-class teams, secured IP, and then brought those competitive advantages to global customers. He is multi-lingual and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mark and his wife have 6 adopted children.