President | Emerging Growth

Jan 1996 – Present

Through Emerging Growth, Mark has worked with over 25 growing companies

in the past 10 years as an executive, Board member and/or consultant. These

engagements have included being an acting CFO, acting COO, and a consultant. 

Mark has been involved in refining and operationalizing go-to-market strategies,

strategic and operational planning, the complete range of financial management

issues, setting up US operations for European or Israeli companies, developing key

metrics, business development activities, and many other management issues

that are attendant to scaling.

Chairman and Co-Founder | CharityChoice Gift Cards

Jan 2000 – Present

CCGC is a project of Special Kids Fund, which is a non-profit umbrella organization

which funds projects that benefit children with special needs.  CCGC has pioneered

a new category of gift card;  charitable gift cards.  These are physical or electronic

gift cards that are tax-deductible to the purchaser and allows the recipient to choose

the charity to which the funds will go.  CCGC has over 1,000 charities from which to

choose.  The cards are sold to individuals directly through the Web, and they have

also established significant sales through various channels and corporate sales.

Mark taught as an Adjunct Professor at Marymount Manhattan College from May

2014 to May 2015.  He is currently Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at

Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University along with Director of their

MBA Program.

From 1988 to 2017, among many other ventures, Mark was the Chief Financial

Officer for various companies such as Consilium, Inc., Neuron Data, Logic Works,

Global Partnership for Afghanistan, Kapow Technologies, and Wyng.

Chief Financial Officer | Wyng

Jul 2016 – Jul 2017

Chief Financial Officer | Kapow Technologies

Dec 2007 – Oct 2013

Acting Financial and Accounting Chief | Global Partnership for Afghanistan

2009 – 2010

Chief Financial Officer | Logic Works


Chief Financial Officer | Neuron Data


Chief Financial Officer | Consilium, Inc.


In addition, Mark has been a Consultant, an Advisor to, on the Board of, or Founder

of many companies such as ISD Corporation, SpeechCycle, Inc., RightAnswer Inc.,

Strayer Tirado Consulting, Applango, Gorilla Toolz, Jump Bike, Institute for

Wellness Education, and Neuroview Technology.

Advisor | NeuroView Technology

May 2016 – Present

Founding Director | Institute for Wellness Education

Board of Directors | Jump Bike

Sep 2015 – May 2018

Strategic Advisor| Gorilla Toolz

Mar 2015 – Present

Board of Directors Member | applango

Feb 2015 – Dec 2017

Senior Consultant | Strayer Tirado Consulting

Jan 2011 – Dec 2017

Chairman and Founder | RightAnswer, Inc.

Jul 2001 – Apr 2017

Advisory Board Member | SpeechCycle Inc.

2008 – 2012

Board Member | ISD Corporation

Sep 2003 – Mar 2011


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