Mark has over 39 years of experience in the field of security. He is a retired United States Naval Officer with 26 years of active duty service as a Navy Security Force professional. His last duty assignment with the Navy was as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Public Safety, US Naval Forces Marianas Guam. Prior to his career in the Navy, he served as a reserve police officer for the city of Hermosa Beach in California. Mark’s most recent experience includes over 12 years of senior management experience at Battelle Memorial Institute leading and directing security service contracts, including unclassified through Top Secret security analysis and solution development. In his 3rd career, Mark serves as the Director of Security for Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio Texas. Mark holds a BBA from Northcentral University in Arizona and is a Certified Protection Professional, Board Certified in Security Management through ASIS International. As an ASIS International volunteer, Mark has served as Vice Chair and Chair of the San Antonio Chapter, Assistant Regional Vice President for Region 3c (Texas), and Co-Chair of the Military Liaison Council. Mark now serves as the Regional Vice President for ASIS International Region 3C (Texas).