Mark’s C-level coaching and advisory work is centered on his experience as chair of a public company, on government and not-for-profit boards, and as a Fortune 50 C-suite executive, general counsel, and consultant with senior leadership experience on four continents. Mark’s specialties include working with C-suite executives and succession candidates and other high-potential leaders, and because of his national security and legal backgrounds, government leaders and new general counsel and senior law firm managers.
Mark’s clients describe him as direct, insightful and intuitive. His coaching is an extraordinary combination of pragmatism, the wisdom of C-suite executive experience, and seasoned understanding of the impact of the difference made by powerful leadership behaviors.
Mark is former General Counsel of Wachovia Corporation, where he led a legal division of 400 attorneys and staff, and was a member of its operating committee. Besides his coaching activity, he is currently chairman of the board of Virtus Investment Partners, a NASDAQ-traded asset management firm. A former Marine Corps captain, Mark is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and holds a JD from the University of Maryland.