Prior to joining the Bible translation movement in 2008, Mark enjoyed a 20-year career as an information technology director at an investment banking firm, an oil company, and a state community college. After serving as regional center manager in Papua New Guinea, Mark joined Seed Company in 2012 as a field coordinator in South Asia. Then he led the Growth Partners team for four years before being named Seed Company’s chief field officer in December 2020. Mark has a degree in business information systems from Indiana Wesleyan University. He and his wife have been married for 31 years. They have four children and live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.