Mark is a native of Torquay, England where he grew up and began his work life in pubs and restaurants, spanning the gamut from dishwasher to manager. He has lived in the US for over 25 years and has BAs in Finance and Accounting from Portland State University. He works as a CPA for Isdaner and Company, LLC.
Mark also has ten years of professional contracting experience remodeling houses in Portland, Oregon where he often visited the ReBuilding Center to buy reclaimed and salvaged building materials. When not busy remodeling his own house, he enjoys playing his guitars, keyboards, mandolin or newly-acquired drum set. He is also a lifelong Triumph car enthusiast.
He lives in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia with his wife, Christina, and their dog, Tulip. His younger son, Ash, lives in Portland, Oregon. His son Adrian and daughter Grace, live in South Philly.