Mark was born in Toledo, OH. His maritime career began as a crew member on a Great Lakes ore freighter in 1979. He has been and is a fully licensed 100 ton Captain by the U.S. Coast Guard and is schooled on all aspects of the construction trades.
Prior to joining RCI Marine, Mark oversaw the construction of two 150’ high-speed passenger ferries and the upland terminals from which they originated. Since joining the RCI organization in 2000, Mark’s responsibilities have included $10,000,000 of construction oversight, management and oversight of a 3,000,000 gallon/year marine fueling station in Key West and oversight of the leasing of the newly constructed 20,000 sf restaurant and commercial building. More recently, Mark has concluded the development of a new 74 slip marina located on the Miami River in downtown Miami.
Today in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mark is coordinating and overseeing the infrastructure realignment and the preliminary site preparation for Steelpointe Harbor, a 2.5 million square foot project.