After receiving a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Memphis in 1991, Mark began his career in the field of accounting. He came on board to McDonnell Insurance in 1994. In 1999 he was named Vice President and he received the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2001. Mark has worked with numerous organizations including the Phoenix Club (New Member of the Year 1997), FedEx St. Jude Classic (Top Fundraiser 2004), and the Insurors of Memphis (President 2006, Chairman 2007). Mark serves many different industries including professional liability, large property risks, contractors, transportation, and distribution.