Mark's background is in government and politics. His bachelor's degree is in political science and his master's degree is in public administration. In the government field, Mark has worked for governors, mayors, state senators, state representatives, and members of Congress. In addition, Mark has written white papers, policy summaries, and other documents used by non-profit agencies (such as chambers of commerce) in their marketing and lobbying efforts.
In addition to his work for other governmental officials and organizations, Mark is an elected official himself, serving as his county's Register of Probate, a member of his town's Budget Committee, and an alternate member of his town's Zoning Board of Adjustment. This background gives Mark an understanding of how government works, how to write for different constituencies, and how to present information while meeting regulatory requirements.
In his work for governmental agencies, Mark has also written and done research for grant proposals.