Mark is a highly accomplished Executive with over 25 years of experience in the consumer goods industry. He has spent a large part of his career in leadership roles with global giants including Diageo, Procter & Gamble, Gillette and Coca-Cola. Beyond that, he has owned and managed his own Dry-Cleaning plant in Puerto Rico and was a Management consultant in Jamaica for three years before moving to Florida at the end of 2012. His leadership roles have included responsibilities for the Caribbean as well as Central and South America. His areas of focus have ranged from Sales and Marketing to Strategy and Planning and General Management. He was the CEO for Red Stripe in Jamaica for five and a half years.

During his time at Red Stripe, Mark was actively engaged in the business community serving as a VP in the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) and Chairing its Education Committee. He represented the PSOJ on the government’s Expert Committee on Education. He also Chaired a local foundation focused on education and care for the elderly.

On leaving Diageo in late 2009, Mark began consulting; serving a range of clients that included leading distributors and retailers. He serviced his clients’ needs in areas that included distribution, organizational structure, strategy, sales development, finance and marketing. Since landing in Florida Mark has focused on supporting his new community and for two years was with Impact Broward as a pro bono consultant with their Executive Service Corp. He volunteered for over seven years with United Way of Miami Dade on their Council for Financial Stability and consulted with United Way Worldwide leading their Caribbean Expansion Initiative until 2020. His work led to the establishment of new United Way organizations in the Dominican Republic and the Turks & Caicos Islands.

Retired, Mark now sits on the board of Caribbean Cream Ltd., traded on the junior stock exchange. Born in England, he has lived in six countries and visited over forty, providing him with a broad cultural perspective. He speaks Spanish and holds a BSC in Management Studies (Magna Cum Laude) from UWI. He is married to Betty, a Venezuelan and his daughter Lauren Ashley was born in Puerto Rico.