Mark is the CEO of the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN), a nonprofit organization focused on strengthening America through funding and supporting U.S. Latino entrepreneurial research and education impact programs at Stanford University.
Previously, Mark served as President/CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the 2015 United States Hispanic Chamber of the Year. Prior to serving in nonprofit executive roles, he enjoyed a dynamic career in corporate banking that began on Wall Street in 1995 with J.P. Morgan.
Over the span of his career Mark has received several accolades and awards including the 2019 Silicon Valley Nonprofit CEO of the Year by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the Texas State University McCoy College of Business Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Honoree award, given to distinguished alumni, among many others.
Mark holds a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and a Master in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business. Mark is best known for his passion and, most importantly, his compassion. His favorite symbol is the lightning bolt, which embodies energy and enthusiasm. Those who know Mark all agree that he represents this symbol extremely well. Mark loves his God, his family, his friends, and his pet Champ. His solitude joy is his zeal for competitive running, and he is currently training to qualify for the Boston Marathon after placing in his division in several races across the United States.