Marc grew up in Northern California where he became an accomplished surfer. He got a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, then spent eleven years in the software business providing systems and application management solutions to Charles Schwab, The Gap, Wells Fargo and Visa. Looking for a change of pace and and lifestyle, he and his wife and two and four-year old daughters moved to Rancho Santana in Southwest Nicaragua. With a business partner, he opened a full service real estate company and were the Principal Partners in a boutique residential development in Southern Nicaragua. In November of 2008, he joined Rancho Santana to lead their Real Estate and Marketing Team.He enjoys surfing, diving and being with his family.