Mark is Chairman of Little Sprouts, a Boston-based provider of early education centers, which he led the acquisition of in 2012 via a search fund. The company grew at a CAGR of 25% during Mark’s six-year tenure as CEO and is now the largest private preschool company in New England.

Mark is also an active private company investor and board member. Earlier in his career, Mark was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, first in New York and later in Chicago. He subsequently worked as a private equity investor with Chicago Growth Partners, a middle-market buyout fund, where he focused on investments in the education industry.

Mark received his B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.