Mark has spoken or taught at more than 1200 events over the past 15 years on Leadership Training, Sales Mastery, Personal and Business Success and Trust Based Networking systems. He has shared his philosophy with tens of thousands of people and hundreds of businesses. Mark has written 8 books including the Amazon #1 Bestseller “Finding My Why Ernie’s Journey”. He is also the Author of the bestselling Trust Based Philosophy book series. Mark grew up in a rural Ohio town, headed to North Carolina to finish college, and resides in a small NC community with his wife of 40 years. Together, they have raised 5 great kids and inspire 7 grandchildren that are nearly perfect in every way! After his education at The Ohio State University and Elon College, Mark spent 20 years as CEO of a multi-state retail sales and rental company that grew to 47 locations. All along the way, Mark has invested tens of thousands of hours speaking and teaching his Trust Based Philosophy systems.