Mark served six years with the U.S. Marine Corps, earning the rank of E5 Sergeant. As a reservist, he deployed to Kuwait in 1990 during the Gulf War. While on active duty, he deployed twice to Okinawa, Japan in 1985 and 1986. He also spent six months aboard the USS New Orleans during a tour to the Far East in 1984 which took him to the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Korea, and Kenya.
A master plumber, Mark is the President and Owner of Veteran Plumbing Services, Inc., a veteran-friendly company he founded in 2014. The company is a two-time winner of the HIRE Vets Small Business Gold Medallion Award in 2019 and 2021. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring.
Mark is a member of the Leetsdale VFW Post 3372.