Mark joined USC Marshall School of Business as assistant dean & director of Graduate Career Services in February 2016. As the assistant dean of career services, Mark leads all aspects of the career services process for the Marshall Graduate Programs, including full-time, part-time, online and executive MBA programs as well as specialized Master’s degree programs and alumni. Mark brings more than 35 years of professional experiences in higher education and military services. Prior to Marshall, Mark served as associate dean and director Weston Career Center, Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He began his career services career with the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (Bloomington) as the associate director of student services and career education.
In addition, Mark received a commission in the United States Navy, Medical Service Corps in 1982 and retired as a Commander, MSC, USNR in 2002. Mark earned three Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medals for Meritorious Service, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Medal and Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, among several others.
Mark is a recipient of many awards, including Washington University’s Holobaugh Honors for Advocacy and Engagement in LGBTQ+ Leadership, Excellence Award for the Advancement of the Profession by the National Association of Colleges and Employers and John Deere & Company Advancing Diversity Award as the Kelley School of Business Staff Champion of Diversity. Mark was inducted into the Alfred University Omicron Delta Kappa Circle Student Leader Hall of Fame and received the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year award from the Alfred University Alumni Association.
Mark received his Master of Health Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and his BA from Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Mark is married and lives in the South Bay coastal region of Los Angeles, CA.