With over 15 years of experience as a marketing strategist and graphic and interactive designer, Mark possesses a unique combination of design skill and business savvy that allows him to identify company goals and transform them into imaginative, bottom line-focused creative solutions. Mark works with Collaborative clients in a variety of capacities – providing design for training materials to ensure they are user-friendly and appealing, creating “take-away” materials that are simple and easy-to-use, developing positioning and marketing strategies and look and feel, designing, developing and creating websites and finding graphical ways to represent ideas and concepts. Many of The Collaborative and Advisors Trusted Advisor clients have benefitted from Mark’s unique approach as a talented artist, graphic designer and businessman.Prior to joining The Collaborative, Mark was the founder of Ezvaluator.com, an online provider of financial analytics designed for small businesses. He was a founding member of the strategy group at Plural, Inc. (now Dell Professional Services) and head of the company’s creative services group. In this position, he led both design and strategy teams for major financial and B2B clients. Prior to joining Plural, Mark was vice president of client solutions at Macquarium Intelligent Communications in Atlanta.
Mark has spoken extensively across the US on interactive and design related topics and has had articles published in several trade publications. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology.