Mark is a recognized business leader who has shaped the lifeinsurance industry over the last three decades. His work hasbeen highlighted in interviews and articles that have been published in trade and industry publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Bests Review.

Mark is best known for his candid and bold thought leadershipacross a broad spectrum of specialties within the financialservices industry. Throughout his distinguished 35-yearcareer he held senior leadership positions in global fortunecompanies including Transamerica, Aetna, AXA, and, mostrecently Prudential, where in his capacity as the Executive Vice President he built the largest life insurance brokerage distribution operation in the U.S and built Prudential’ssuccessful multicultural marketing strategy.

Mark holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He isa Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and is a Member of theAmerican Academy of Actuaries. He has also made extensive contributions in the non-profit world, including serving askey advisor to the University of Connecticut’s Actuarial Research facility, the Goldenson Center.

As Senior Advisor, Mark will bring his expertise in diversityand inclusion, cultural competency and connecting withdifferent cultural groups. We are excited to have Mark aspart of the GDM team with his knowledge on distributionand the future of the industry. He will work with GDM’sclients by addressing their needs regarding the ChangingFace of America.

Previous Speaking Engagements• Harvard Business School African

• Harvard American Alumni Association

• Conference of African American

• LIMRA Annual Conference

• LIMRA Marketing Conference

• NAILBA Annual Conference

• Society of Actuaries

• National Association of Home Office

• Host of Sales Conferences including Edward Jones

• BRAMCO, Lifemark, and M Financial